Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Chicago


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First settled around 1780, it didn't take long for the city of Chicago to become the industrial and commercial behemoth it is this Wednesday. Be blown away with the stories of the people who've lived and visited the Windy City with this audio walking tour from izi.TRAVEL and ListenUp Audio, beginning at the Tribune Tower. Listen on your smartphone as you walk around, either with the site's app or directly through your browser.
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ATTDT is your unique local guide to things to do, see, visit and explore in Chicago. From date ideas to tourist attractions, we've got Wednesday in Chicago covered. Get over Hump Day and have a wonderful day.

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Use this site for giving you excellent and often unknown things to do specifically on and open this Wednesday, which are ready to visit: things to do in the Windy City for anyone looking to cure their boredom. Look at the idea above for something to do this Wednesday, reload the page to get other fascinating things to do, or change the day to have an amazing time in Chicago all week. Find out more...

41.85°N, 87.65°W

Sunrise: 04:29
Sunset: 19:23
Moon Phase: waning crescent
Weather: overcast clouds, 27°C max, 24°C min

“She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.”