• Iconic Chicago
Iconic Chicago: Sears Tower

Our monthly series Iconic Chicago looks at some of the most famous locations in our city. We’ll explore the history of these places and why they have earned the love of residents and tourists alike. The latest installment of Iconic Chicago explores the history of the Sears Tower. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) From 1973 until […]

June 1, 2023

  • Travel
Art Explorer In Miami

Mostly magical Miami is visited for its pristine turquoise beaches, dancing clubs where music goes on all night, and for the luxury shopping experience. However, Miami also has an abundance of artistic expression with a selection of world-class museums and art galleries. By Suvarna Kale @suru6444 and @paintmyjourney2 No matter what is your favorite type […]

May 26, 2023

  • Activities
Can ChatGPT Create a Perfect Chicago Weekend?

One of the biggest media stories of 2023 has been the emergence of artificial intelligence platforms. With professionals of all stripes seeing if ChatGPT can create content as well as humans, we thought we’d see how good a tour guide it could be. We asked it to create a “perfect Chicago weekend,” one for two […]

May 18, 2023

  • Culture
Meet H.H. Holmes, The White City’s “Devil”

Last week, we explored how the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition was Chicago’s coming-out party as a major city. This week, we’re focusing on the darker side of the fair, the story of H.H. Holmes. The fairgrounds were in Jackson Park, where eATLAS has a free, self-guided tour of the park so you can discover what […]

May 12, 2023

  • Culture
How the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition Put Chicago on the Map and Shaped America

Many were shocked when, in 1890, Chicago beat out New York City for the right to host the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) Even though it was the second-largest city in the country with a population of 1.1 million people, the national perception of Chicago was that it was chaotic and violent, […]

May 4, 2023

  • Travel
Miami to Bimini

Miami is a perfect coastal, tropical spot for all sun lovers, but adding a day trip from Miami to Bimini Island will give you a blissful, Caribbean experience like the cherry on the cake. A ferry from Fort Lauderdale takes you to the gateway of the turquoise island in just 2 hours. Isn’t that exciting […]

April 27, 2023

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