Local Interest

Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute collects, preserves, and displays works in every medium from all cultures and historical periods as well as hosts special exhibitions and has one of the largest collections in the United States.

Centerstage Chicago

Online city guide of Chicago's restaurants, clubs, bars, music, and theater venues. Includes thousands of bios of Chicago's musicians, actors and writers; user reviews; and the neighborhood-centric “Virtual L.”

Chicago Botanic Garden

One of the world's great public gardens, living museums and conservation science centers. Provides activities and programs on 385 acres, including 26 gardens and four natural areas.

Illinois Digital Archives

The Illinois Digital Archives is a repository for the digital collections of libraries, museums, historical societies, and other cultural institutions in Illinois.

Morton Arboretum

A non-profit outdoor museum working toward a greener, healthier world by conserving and caring for trees.