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2018.06.01 (wk1089)
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RECOMMENDED:
Movie: "Action Point" now playing everywhere.
Movie: "Upgrade" now playing at Theaters Everywhere.
Movie: Movies in the Parks at Various Chicago parks.
Seasonal: Bands at Montrose Beach.
Seasonal: Fireworks at Navy Pier (We+Sa).
Seasonal: Pleasant Outdoor Concerts daily at Ravinia.
Seasonal: Fun Bands at Navy Pier Beer Garden nightly.
Seasonal: Farmers Markets at Various city locations.
Ongoing: The Space We Grow Into at Woman Made Gallery.
Fr-Su: Maifest at Lincoln Square.
Fr-Su: "Do Division" fest.
Fr: Southside Critical Mass at Nichols Park Plaza.
Fr-Sa: Taylor Swift at Soldier Field.
Fr: Depeche Mode at United Center.
Fr: Group Skate at Daley Plaza.
Fr: David Cross at Chicago Theatre.
Fr-Su: David Byrne at Auditorium.
Fr: Cosmix at Berlin.
Sa: LaGrange Pet Parade.
Sa-Su: 57th Street Art Fair from Kenwood to Woodlawn.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa: Terrapin Flyer at Martyrs'.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Sa: Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground.
Sa: Vaudezilla! at Stage 773.
Su: Wolff's Flea Market & Antique Mall at Allstate.
Su: Pedal To Pullman Cycling Tour at The Spoke & Bird.
Su: Chicago Bike Polo at Garfield Park.
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
Su: Madonnarama at Berlin.
Mo: Monday Night Ride at Lincoln Monument.
Mo: Pron and Chicken Dance Party at The Mid.
Tu: World Environment Day.
Tu: Chi Hack Night at 1871.
Tu: Proper Drum&Bass at Debonair Social Club.
Tu: Millennium Park Movies (Tu).
We: D-Day.
We: Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council Meeting at City Hall.
We: Primus / Mastodon at Northerly Island Pavilion.
We: Tributosaurus at Martyrs'.
We: Paul Simon at United Center.
We: Movieoke at Whistler.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
We-Su: Chicago Underground Film Fest at Siskel Center.
Th: Little Dragon at Vic Theatre.
Th: Third Day farewell tour at Chicago Theatre.
Th: Unbridled at Untitled.

Movie:    ^
"Action Point" now playing.
Tim Kirkby w/ Johnny Knoxville, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Susan Yeagley, Johnny Pemberton, ...
facebook.com/ActionPointMovieTheaters Everywhere.
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"Upgrade" now playing.
Logan Marshall-Green, Richard Anastasios, Rosco Campbell, Richard Cawthorne.
facebook.com/UPGRADEmovieTheaters Everywhere.
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Movies in the Parks (since 2001). -2018.09.07 Yearly. All ages. Free At Dusk.
Nice films, neighbors, popcorn. See the handy quick ref sched.
bedno.com/movies/parksVarious Chicago parks.
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Now playing.
How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Book Club, Deadpool 2, Life of the Party, Tully, Avengers: Infinity War, Love & Bananas, I Feel Pretty, Genesis, Rampage, Birthmarked, Ready Player One, Tomb Raider, The Leisure Seeker, Red Sparrow, Annihilation, Black Panther, Winchester, Lady Bird, Three Billboards, Call Me by Your Name, Downsizing, Father Figures, Jumanji, The Greatest Showman, The Post, Last Jedi, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Seasonal:    ^
Bands at Montrose Beach. Daily. -2018.09.01 Yearly. All ages. Free 7p.
Plus beers, cocktails, dining.
facebook.com/TheDockatMontroseBeachMontrose Beach, 200 W Montrose Harbor Dr.
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FIREWORKS!!! Sa/We -2018.09.01 Yearly. All ages. Free We 9:30p, Sa 10:15p.
Visible anywhere near the lake.
navypier.org/explore/fireworksNavy Pier, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand. Take the free trolley.
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Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2018.09.17 Yearly.
Fr 06.01: Los Lobos, Los Lonely Boys and Ozomatli, 4pm
Sa 06.02: Diana Ross, 5pm
Su 06.03: Loverboy and Survivor, 4pm
Th 06.07: Concert Dance Inc, 5pm
Th 06.07: Stephen Marley and Matisyahu, 5pm
Fr 06.08: Vladimir Feltsman, 5pm
Fr 06.08: Concert Dance Inc, 5pm
Sa 06.09: Bridges: An International Jazz and Classical Fusion Composition, 3pm
Sa 06.09: Live from Here with Chris Thile, 4:45pm
Su 06.10: Anita Baker, 5pm
Tu 06.12: John Fogerty and ZZ Top, 4pm
We 06.13: Flying Karamazov Brothers, 5pm.
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra.
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Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly. All ages. Free.
navypier.org/explore/live-entertainment/live-musicNavy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Miller Beer Garden at the Tip.
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Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2018.10.31 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Mo: Loyola; Tu: ColumbusPark, FederalPlaza, LincolnSquare; We: Andersonville, GreenCity, Lawndale, Pullman, Ravenswood; Th: Daley Plaza, Argyle, Austin, GarfieldPark, HydePark; Sa: Division&Dearborn, Edgewater, GarfieldPark, HornerPark, more; Su: Glenwood&Morse, IndependencePark, LoganSquare, WickerPark, Pilsen, PortagePark;
chicagofarmersmarkets.usVarious city locations.
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Ongoing:    ^
The Space We Grow Into. -2018.06.16 Th+Fr -6p, Sa+Su 12-4p.
"Explores the connections that women of color cultivate with those around them..."
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 2150 S Canalport.
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WAY too much great theater and comedy and dance to cover.
Pickup Reader and NewCity and TimeOut magazines.
Hundreds of city locations.
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Friday 2018.06.01:    ^
Maifest. -Sunday Yearly. 18+ $10 (donation) Th 5-9:30p, Fr 5-11p, Sa noon-11p, Su noon-10p.
German food, music, merchants, major bands, thousands attend.
mayfestchicago.comLincoln Square, 4700 N Lincoln. Near Western and Leland, brown line stop.
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"Do Division" fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $5 Fr 5pm, Sa+Su 12-10p.
Local street faire, sidewalk sale, live music (by Empty Bottle), kid stuff, diverse chow, beer, chess, etc.
312/850-9390 do-divisionstreetfest.com1851 W Division Ashland to Damen.
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Southside Critical Mass. 1st Fridays All ages Free 5:45p.
A fun, free, group bike ride.
facebook.com/SSCritMassNichols Park Plaza, 1300 E 55th St. At Kimbark.
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Taylor Swift. -Saturday All ages. $$ 2 nites 7p.
"Reputation" tour.
taylorswift.comSoldier Field, 312/235-7000, 1410 S Museum Campus Dr.
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Depeche Mode. All ages. $39-169 7:30p.
depechemode.comUnited Center, 1901 W Madison.
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Group Skate. 1st/3rd Fridays 21+ Free 7:30p.
Intermediate through advanced bladers come join the monthly group skate. Be able to skate some near traffic and do a distance of 10-12 miles. Helmet required, other protective gear and water recommended. Weather permitting.
ChicagoSkater.orgDaley Plaza, 50 W Washington. At Dearborn.
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David Cross. $33+ 8p.
officialdavidcross.comChicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
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David Byrne. -Sunday $65-85+ 3 nites, all sold out? 8p.
davidbyrne.comAuditorium, 312/431-2357, 50 E Congress. Downtown.
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Cosmix. Fridays 21+ $0-5 9p-4a.
"A multimedia music & video dance party where art meets nightlife." Often preceded by theme events. Greg Haus spins.
06.01: Pride month kickoff.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Saturday 2018.06.02:    ^
LaGrange Pet Parade (since 1947). Yearly. All ages. Free 9:30a-11a.
Old and light-hearted parade includes participant's animals of all sorts.
lagrangepetparade.orgE Cossitt Ave at S LaGrange Rd, LaGrange.
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57th Street Art Fair (since 1949). -Sunday Yearly. Sa 11a-6p, Su 10a-5p.
Midwest's oldest juried fair. Gentle and genuine. Some very fine works, many ethnic.
773/493-3247 57thstreetartfair.org57th from Kenwood to Woodlawn.
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College of Complexes (since 1951). "The Playground for People Who Think" Saturdays All ages. $3? 2.5hrs 6-11p.
Structured Weekly Free Speech Forum With Quality Lecturers and Good American Food And Bar.
06.02: The Freshwater Lab / Great Lakes Issues.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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Terrapin Flyer. 21+ $15 9:30p.
Grateful Dead homage.
terrapinflyer.netMartyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln.
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"Twisted" Saturdays 21+ $0 -11p, $5 -1a, $7+ 9:30p-5a.
"Meet and mingle with a truly diverse crowd. Dress up or dress down... this is the place to be what you want to be!"
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Saturdays 18+ $27-47 10p.
A wild mix of hilarious hosts, quirky musicians, incredible variety performers and beautiful burlesque beauties. Catch the up-close magic show at 7:30p.
kisskisscabaret.comUptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway.
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Vaudezilla! Saturdays 18+ $20 10:30p.
One-of-a-kind burlesque, drag, and aerial acts ranging from classic Vegas-style showgirls to cutting-edge gender-non-conforming performance artists.
06.02: Red Hot Annie.
Vaudezilla.comStage 773, 773/327-5252, 1225 W. Belmont. Near Racine.
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Sunday 2018.06.03:    ^
Wolff's Flea Market (since 1991). Sundays All ages. $1 Most weeks. 6a-3p.
500 market spaces. Clean, comprehensive, entertaining, with free parking, food and restrooms.
847/524-9590 wolffs.comAllstate Arena, 847/635-6601, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont.
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Pedal To Pullman Cycling Tour. $25 8a.
Adventure Cycling Tours visits the first successful working factory city in the US and nearby art. With breaks and lunch and walking tour -5pm, ~40 miles averaging <12mph.
bedno.com/fb/600493333675917The Spoke & Bird, 929/263-2473, 205 E 18th St.
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Chicago Bike Polo. Sundays All ages. Free 3-?p.
Pickup games in decommissioned tennis courts.
facebook.com/groups/311538882232633Garfield Park, S Central Park Blvd at W Monroe St.
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"Adult Swim" Sundays All ages. Free 10p-12a.
Extraordinary block of popular and leading-edge absurdist cartoonage.
adultswim.comTOON. On cable.
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Madonnarama. 1st Sundays 21+ Free 10p-4a.
All Madonna music and videos all night with DJ Riley York. Classics, rare tracks, remixes, etc.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Monday 2018.06.04:    ^
Monday Night Ride. Mondays All ages. Free 10p.
Extraordinary long and late ride for the young and/or hearty. Leaves about 11pm, unplanned route may exceed 30miles from start point, dissipating near dawn.
facebook.com/MondayNightRideChicagoLincoln Monument, 1601 N Clark. Behind Chicago Historical Museum.
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Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
06.04: Food Network Banger.
facebook.com/PnCDjsThe Mid, 312/265-3990, 306 North Halsted.
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Tuesday 2018.06.05:    ^
* World Environment Day. Reflect on global environmental concerns. Yearly.
Anniversary of first UN Conference on Human Environment in 1972.
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Chi Hack Night. Tuesdays All ages. Free 6-10p.
"Volunteers create web apps with open data to improve transparency, efficiency, and decision-making for governments and our democracy."
chihacknight.org1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza. 12th Floor.
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Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ $0-5+ 9p-2a.
06.05: Presents Sincerious - Alcove Astro Ted Parisot.
facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbassDebonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
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Millennium Park Movies. Tuesdays All ages. Free 6:30p.
06.05: Hairspray 6:30pm.
bedno.com/movies/parks?pritzJay Pritzker Pavilion, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Millennium Park, Downtown.
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Wednesday 2018.06.06:    ^
D-Day. Yearly.
Anniversary of 1944 Allied troops invasion of Normandy France.
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Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council Meeting. (MBAC). All ages. Free 3-4:30p.
Representatives from various gov't orgs present to invited representatives from local cycling interests about legislation, safety and planning for about 90 minutes once about every 90 days.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. Room 1103.
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Primus / Mastodon. All ages. $30-60 7p.
primusville.comNortherly Island Pavilion, 312/540-2668, 1300 S Lynn White Dr.
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Tributosaurus. Monthly. 21+ $25 7p.
"The Jurassic beast with multiple musical faces. A different band every month, featuring local music celebrities."
06.06: Becomes Journey.
tributosaurus.comMartyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln.
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Paul Simon. All ages. $50-175 8p.
paulsimon.comUnited Center, 1901 W Madison.
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Movieoke (since 2008). 1st Wednesdays Occasionally. 21+ $? 9p.
Read along to perform, over 200 scenes to choose from.
twitter.com/ChicagoMovieokeWhistler, 773/227-3530, 2421 N Milwaukee.
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"In One Ear" (since 1988). Poetry Open Mic. Wednesdays 18+ $3 10p-?a.
"2nd Longest Running Open-Mic In Chicago!"
facebook.com/In-One-Ear-210844945622380Heartland Cafe, 773/465-8005, 7000 N Glenwood. Near Red Line Morse stop.
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Chicago Underground Film Festival (since 1994). Packed series with many gems, shorts, features, speakers. -Sunday Yearly.
See event website for schedule.
cuff.orgLogan Theatre, 773/342-5555, 2646 N Milwaukee.
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Thursday 2018.06.07:    ^
Little Dragon. Ages? $45-100 7:30p.
facebook.com/littledragonpageVic Theatre, 773/472-0449, 3145 N Sheffield.
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Third Day farewell tour. $30-75 7:30p.
thirdday.comChicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
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Unbridled. Thursdays 21+ Free 8p-2a.
Weekly nite of vaudevillians, burlesque and extreme acts.
facebook.com/UnbridledatUntitledUntitled, 312/880-1511, 111 W. Kinzie.
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Attractions:    ^
Many great exhibits of local works and curated collections. All ages. Free. Mo-Th 8a-7p, Fr 8a-6p, Sa 9a-6p, Su 10a-6p.
With various special events, music and performances almost every day.
Chicago Cultural Center, 312/744-6630, 78 E Washington. SE of State/Lake train stops.
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Various good modern art shows. All ages. $0-15+ Mo closed, Tu 10a-9p (free for locals), We+Th 10a-5p, Fr 10a-9p, Sa+Su 10a-5p.
Museum of Contemporary Art, 312/280-2660, 220 E Chicago.
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LIKE A DOWNTOWN AMUSEMENT PARK. All ages. Mostly free.
With Giant Ferris Wheel, IMAX theatre, historic carousel, a*mazing Chicago ride, classic spinning swing ride, mini-golf course, quality restaurants and bars, enclosed garden, touristy specialty shops, children's museum, water taxis and cruise lines, the Shakespeare Theatre and more.
Summer: 10a-10p Su-Th, 10a-midnt Fr-Sa; Fall: Mo-Th 10a-9p, Fr+Sa 10a-11p, Su 10a-7p; Winter: 10a-8p Mo-Th, 10a-10p Fr-Sa, 10a-7p Su.
Navy Pier, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand. On-site parking, or Grand Red line stop then take free trolley.
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See how the universe works. All ages. $10-18+ Mo-Fr 9:30a-4:30p (-10p 1st Fridays), Sa/Su 9a-4:30p, closed xmas, open -6p 12.26-1.5.
Much high tech exhibitry.
Adler Planetarium, 312/922-7827 (STAR), 1300 S Lake Shore.
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Masterpieces. All ages. $0-18 Mo/Tu/We/Fr 10:30a-5p, Th 10:30a-8p, Sa/Su 10a-5p, closed xgiving+xmas.
And other interesting permanent and visiting exhibits.
Art Institute, 312/443-3500, 111 S Michigan Ave.
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World class gardens. Easy to get to. All ages. $8.75 parking. 8a-sunset, closed xmas.
385 acres, 23 gardens, 9 islands, prarie simulation, oriental features, miniature railway, produce, shows, restaurant, more...
Chicago Botanic Gardens, 847/835-5440, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe.
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Quality exhibits and activities for young minds. All ages. $0-15+, Free Th 5-8p. 10a-5p.
Chicago Children's Museum, 312/527-1000, Navy Pier.
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Natural History done right. All ages. $6-12. Last entry 4p, closed xmas. 9a-5p.
"Sue" permanent dinosaur exhibit, insects, anthropology, world culture, geology, ecology, much more.
Field Museum, 312/922-9410, Roosevelt at Lake Shore Drive.
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Exhibits covering 4000 years of surgical history. Not for the squeamish. All ages. $3-6, Free Tuesdays. Tu-Sa 10a-4p. Closed 12.24-25, 12.31-1.1.
International Museum of Surgical Science, 312/642-6502, 1524 N Lake Shore.
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World class zoo. Now with web cams. All ages. Free (Building hours vary) 9a-6p.
Lincoln Park Zoo, 773/742-2000, 2200 N Cannon.
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Consistent world class wonderland, set aside a whole day. All ages. $6-11 +parking/movies, Sometimes free. Mo-Sa 9:30a-4p, Su 11a-4p.
Exhibits include clock (possibly the best historical collection in existence), trains, toys, flight, genetics, chemistry, coal, petroleum, human body slices, cyberspace, farming, the U-505, TONS of space flight tech, and much more.
Museum of Science and Industry, 773/684-1414, 57th at Lake Shore.
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Truly stunning world class aquarium. $11-18, some deal days. Sa/Su 9a-6p, Mo-Fr 9a-5p (-6p in summer), some later days.
Rear outside deck has the city's best skyline view. Now with web cams.
Shedd Aquarium, 312/939-2438, 1200 S Lake Shore.
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