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Friday Faves: Happy Birthday Chicago!

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:00 AM by Julian Zeng

On Wednesday, March 4, Chicago celebrated its 178th birthday (it doesn't look a day over 175, does it?). To spread a little birthday cheer, we asked our social media followers for some of their favorite Chicago memories and tell us why they love the city so much.

We got some fantastic responses and we're happy to share them with you. We think it'll give you just an idea of how great Chicago really is and why you should definitely visit any chance you get.

Chicago's Chicken and Waffles

Here at Choose Chicago, we believe one of the best ways to jumpstart a truly epic experience in Chicago is to get ideas from the people who know the city best. Our locals, some of the greatest ambassadors of Chicago you can find, are invaluable resources for discovering the greatest things to see and do in the city.

Chicago has some of the best soul food around, evident in its mouth-watering restaurants across the city. Need help whittling down your choices? Look no further.

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Here at Choose Chicago, we believe one of the best ways to share the epic experiences you can have in Chicago is through its people. Our locals, some of the greatest ambassadors of Chicago you can find, are invaluable resources for discovering the best things to see and do in the city.

This week, we're starting a new Friday Faves series, in which we ask our social media followers on Tuesdays for their Chicago favorites. We'll then share some of them here every Friday, giving our visitors some ideas for exploration.

Get those checklists ready!

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