Earlier this month, Condé Nast Traveler released a new list of things to do in the city of Chicago. The usual suspects were of course picked, but some lesser-known services were also featured by the publication.
This publication certainly hit the topic Most visitors to the city will know the museums and Wrigley Fields, but residents will recognize and appreciate the attention to detail on the list thanks to a few notable items. .
These include a visit to the Salt Shed Music Venue, a performance space used by the residents of the former Mortons Salt Works on the North Side.
Artists coming to Salt Shed this summer include The Hold Steady, Tove Lo, Le Tigle and more.
When it comes to live music, The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge Uptown is also on the list. The lounge, of course, offers not only delicious drinks, but also live jazz and poetry performances.
For those who want a little history, Midway Plaisance Park Can fit the bill. Located in Hyde Park, Midway is a mile long, 220 yards wide public park that was the centerpiece of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. Jackson Park, on the east side of Midway, is home to the iconic Forest Island, Statue of the Republic, and other notable facilities dating back to the events that put Chicago on the world stage.
Other notable sites, such as the Garfield Park Conservatory of Music and urban kayaking activities along the Chicago River, also make the list of 23 attractions worth visiting. Find out on the Condé Nast website.