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Graham Kostic's City Guide

Randolph Street Market

Photographed by Laura Radtke
Photographed by Laura Radtke

“The largest urban antiques market in the state is here every last weekend of the month. May through Septemper is exceptionally fun because you can see over 300 antique and vintage vendors stretching for eight acres.” -Graham Kostic

Address
1340 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607
Contact
312.666.1200
http://randolphstreetmarket.com

What To Wear To Randolph Street Market


Open Books

open books

“This non-profit bookstore is a treasure trove for interesting and unique titles—thousands of them!” -Graham Kostic

Address
651 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60661
Contact
312.475.1355
http://www.open-books.org/

The Savoy Flea

Photo: Courtesy of EmiliaJanePhotography.com
Photo: Courtesy of EmiliaJanePhotography.com

“Marianne de Ley of The Savoy Flea’s impeccable taste is only second to her sweet demeanor. We love perusing this space for fantastic flea market finds at great prices.” -Graham Kostic

Address
2621 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60612
Contact
773.270.2313
http://thesavoyflea.com/

The Broken Shaker at The Freehand

broken shaker

“This quaint space has a quirky design but the real stars are behind the bar.” -Graham Kostic

Address
19 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611
Contact
312.940.3699
http://thefreehand.com/chicago/venues/the-broken-shaker/

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Photographed by Cheri Eisenberg
Photographed by Cheri Eisenberg

“A perfectly sized art gallery with rotating exhibits dedicated to outsider art.” -Graham Kostic

Address
756 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
Contact
312.243.9088
http://www.art.org/

Christy Webber Landscapes

christywebber

“This friendly nursery caters to city-dwellers with a green thumb.” -Graham Kostic

Address
2900 W. Ferdinand St., Chicago, IL 60612
Contact
773.533.0477
http://www.christywebber.com/

Maxine

maxine

“This Gold Coast mainstay is a hopping salon with serious talent. Stylist Dani Hauflaire is a stand out.” -Graham Kostic

Address
712 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611
Contact
312.751.1511
http://maxinesalon.com/

Project Onward

Photographed by Charles Shotwell
Photographed by Charles Shotwell

“Project Onward provides career services and studio space to artists with mental disabilities. The work of these talented artists is powerful and profound.” -Graham Kostic

Address
1200 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609
Contact
773.940.2992
http://projectonward.org/

Mott Street

mott st

“Mott Street has great small plates, communal tables, and a kick-ass patio.” -Graham Kostic

Address
1401 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Contact
773.687.9977
http://www.mottstreetchicago.com/

The Uptown Underground

Zebulun Barnow performs at The Uptown Underground in Chicago.
Zebulun Barnow performs at The Uptown Underground in Chicago.

“Old school burlesque and vintage cabaret paired with classic cocktails? It’s a kitschy night out, which is perfect for the theater lover.” -Graham Kostic

Address
4707 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640
Contact
773.867.1946
http://www.uptownunderground.net/#

What To Wear To The Uptown Underground


Duck Duck Goat

Photographed by Anthony Thalier
Photographed by Anthony Thalier

“The new Stephanie Izard restaurant doesn’t disappoint. While plenty of people might recommend the dumplings, I’m more taken by the over-the-top and colorful décor.” -Graham Kostic

Address
857 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607
Contact
312.902.3825
http://duckduckgoatchicago.com/

Fit Foot

fitfoot

“This no-frills Thai massage joint offers reflexology massage for incredible deals.” -Graham Kostic

Address
1459 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
Contact
773.525.4705
https://www.facebook.com/fitfootmassage/

Maude’s Liquor Bar

maudes

“The first floor of this eatery is casual and chic—a great combination for an intimate date.” -Graham Kostic

Address
840 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
Contact
312.243.9712
http://www.maudesliquorbar.com/

What To Wear To Maude’s Liquor Bar