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13 Chicago Must-Do's For 2012: Our Editor's Faves

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    UPDATE: Yeah, we're 1/3 of the way through summer, but that doesn't mean you can't still make the most out of Shani's fave seasonal moments! This story originally ran on June 8, 2012, but

    One of our favorite things about Chicago is that it never sits still. We're always growing and changing, but still hanging on to the unique local flavor and sense of community that makes living here so much fun. In the last year, Chi-town has welcomed an impressive amount of new activities, restaurants, and hangouts that have quickly earned a place in our hearts (and social calendars). And our Chicago editor, Shani, is opening up her agenda and sharing all of her insider secrets. We promise: You'll walk away knowing everything you could possibly need to, to get the most out of every new spot. Now, aren't you glad you live here?

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