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Michigan Avenue - 2016 - Issue 2 - Late Spring - Anna Chlumsky

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PhotograPhy by angelica Diaz on stage City Winery Vino pairs well with musical performances. 1200 W. Randolph St., 312-773-9463; CiviC Opera HOuse This throne-shaped Art Deco marvel hosts the renowned Lyric Opera of Chicago. 20 N. Wacker Dr., 312-419-0033 Green Mill This century-old jazz club was a favorite among the Al Capone set. 4082 N. Broadway, 773-878-5552; Harris tHeater This Millennium Park oasis hosts acts like Hubbard Street Dance and Chicago Opera Theater. 203 E. Randolph St., 312-334-7777; harristheater iO CHiCaGO Long-form improv enthusiasts will love the never-ending creativity of TJ & Dave. 1501 N. Kingsbury St., 312-929-2401; tHe seCOnd City Tina Fey, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, and Stephen Colbert are a few icons who got their start here. 616 N. Wells St., 312-337-3992; spaCe evanstOn Evanston's destination for intimate musical pub rOyale Come for the beer and stay for the samosas at Heisler Hospitality's British-Indian outpost. 2049 W. Division St., 773-661-6874; rOOf TheWit Hotel's top-floor lounge welcomes lively crowds for bottle service. 201 N. State St., 27th Fl., 312-239-9502; sink/sWiM This retro-inspired concept in Logan Square serves dishes like monkfish liver torchon and lobster pappardelle. 3213 W. Armitage Ave., 773-486- 7465; tHe sixtH Progressive cocktails in Lincoln Square, courtesy of notable mixologist Benjamin Schiller. 2200 W. Lawrence Ave., 773-433-5959; spiaGGia Savor chef Tony Mantuano's tasting menus in this iconic dining room overlooking the Magnificent Mile. 980 N. Michigan Ave., 312-280-2750; steak bar Raise a Fireball Old Fashioned to the city's continued love affair with steak at this brand-new Old Town destination. 1500 N. Wells St., 773-966-0404; stk CHiCaGO Carnivore-chic in the heart of River North. 9 W. Kinzie St., 312-340-5636; restaurant/stk-chicago travelle kitCHen + bar A stunning Mediterranean destination in the chic Langham Hotel. 330 N. Wabash Ave., 312-923-9988; tHe underGrOund River North's subterranean nightclub smash. 56 W. Illinois St., 312-943-7600; vertiGO sky lOunGe The Dana Hotel's rooftop libation destination. 2 W. Erie St., 26th Fl., 312-202-6060; villains A craft beer-focused pub in the South Loop. 730 S. Clark St., 312-583-0283; villains tHe viOlet HOur The original Chicago mixology bar. 1520 N. Damen Ave., 773- 252-1500; tHe WindsOr The latest from 4 Star Restaurant Group serves dishes like Korean short ribs and roasted beet salad. 160 E. Huron St., 312-943-7777; Up Comedy ClUb With a host of stand-up sets, sketch shows, book signings, and more, this cabaret club has hosted stars like Ellie Kemper and Bob Odenkirk, and on June 3 and 4 it welcomes NBC Universal and Second City's Break Out Comedy Festival for its second year. Prepare to rub elbows with A-listers and casting execs alike at this two-day showcase, which highlights comedy's brightest and best. 230 W. North Ave., 312-662-4562; 80 miChigANAvEmAg.COm SCeNe the guide TASTE OF TUSCANY A sister restaurant to Streeterville trattoria and pizzeria Tre Soldi, Coco Pazzo Café delights with casual staples from Chef David Jahnke. Between calamari and carpaccio, prosciutto and polenta, or funghi and formaggi, indulge in Tuscan classics complemented by an extensive, sophisticated wine list. And for an added, Florentine touch, visit the café's alfresco outdoor patio steps from the Magnificent Mile—a prime locale for Chicago's breezy spring temperatures. 636 N. St. Clair St., 312-664-2777

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