Composed of thousands of inlaid chips in over 250 colors, Marc Chagall’s mosaic artwork The Four Seasons portrays six scenes of Chicago. Read more.
The cobblestone, mural-lined Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Rogers Park is home to award-winning theaters, art galleries, a seasonal farmers market, and cute cafes. Read more.
Located outside the United Center’s east end, the sculpture, which can be seen without buying a ticket to a Bulls or Blackhawks game, celebrates one of Chicago’s most internationally known figures. Read more.
The Renegade Craft Fair, which got its start in Chicago, has a permanent storefront in Wicker Park where you can shop year-round for one-of-a-kind DIY goods by over 300 artists. Read more.
You might recognize this mural created for the filming of the original Blue Brothers movie, where Ray’s Music Exchange stood. It remains today as a testament to the blues’ Chicago roots. Read more.
Superdawg, which has been in business since 1948, sports two curiously dressed, 12-foot winking weenies on its roof (named Maurie and Flaurie after the owners), and provides car-hop service. Read more.
Scenes from Transformers 3, depicting the final battle sequence between warring robots (Autobots and Decepticons) were shot outside of the Willis Tower. Read more.
In the Lake House (2006), Kate (Sandra Bullock) watches skaters on the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink from the windows of the Park Grill restaurant, while she waits for Alex (Keanu Reeves). Read more.
In "My Best Friend's Wedding" (1997), Julianne (Julia Robert) character goes to a White Sox Game with her best friend Michael (Dermot Mulroney) because his fiancée's father owns the team. Read more.
In the film "High Fidelity" (2000), Rob's ex-girlfriend Laura (Iben Hjejle) meets up with Rob's sister Liz (Joan Cusack) to have a serious chat in scenes filmed in this Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse. Read more.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama selected the historic building for their wedding reception more than a decade ago. Read more.
In a suspenseful scene, which was shot at Navy Pier for "The Dark Knight", the Joker (Heath Ledger) pits two ferries full of people - one loaded with citizens, one with prisoners, against each other. Read more.
To sneak a peek at a portion of Lower Wacker Drive, you can walk down staircases on either side of the Michigan Avenue Bridge, on the south side of the Chicago River. Read more.
In "The Break-Up" (2006), Brooke (Jennifer Aniston) & Gary (Vince Vaughn), meet for the first time at a Cub game. Read more.
Want to explore more German-American Culture in Chicago? Hop on a Brown Line train in the Loop and travel to Western Avenue to explore Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood. Read more.
Making a Chicago-style hot dog, with all its requisite toppings, is also known as "dragging it through the garden". Read more.