Welcome to Chicago - we're glad you're here! Choose Chicago's Media Relations Department assists business & leisure travel media in sharing the dynamic and vibrant stories Chicago has to offer. Use our official website to explore our neighborhoods, live like a local, discover what's trending, and find epic things to do. 

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