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Best things to do in Humboldt Park, Chicago

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Pool
“207-acre park with picturesque pond and boathouse. For some water adventures: rent peddle swans or canoes in the summer. To keep the adventure on a wheels: you can rent different bikes to see the park from a different view. I tend to visit the park early. During the weekend there are a ton a baseball, soccer games and family gatherings. Be sure to stay safe and stay in well lit areas. ”
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Trail
“Unique walking, running and bike trail which takes you through neighborhoods in Chicago.”
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Trail
“Known as the 606, this is a pretty cool activity if you like to get out and walk. Some great views of the city.”
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Bar
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“Brendan Sodikoff took over the ’30s-era cocktail bar in 2014 , and it’s still wonderfully low-key with live music, a jukebox and glowing red lights—but now with better drinks. Try the elegant gin and raspberry Clover Club. The venue's robust live music schedule features jazz and country acts, with covers that are usually between $5-$10, depending on the show.”
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New American Restaurant
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“Fantastic wine list and farm to table deliciousness awaits. Hidden gem. Go here you won't be disappointed. ”
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Dessert Shop
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“The breakfast sandwich with bacon is so good that I sometimes order a second one. Also great made-in-house pastries, locally roasted Big Shoulders Coffee, and an atmosphere that takes you back to a simpler time.”
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Breakfast Spot
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“They have a very unique breakfast menu, the price is reasonable and place is cool.”
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Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Homey, affordable, no-nonsense Southern food. Hidden back patio and daily pies!”
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Bar
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“What would happen if you took the elements that have made a certain Wicker Park bar so oppressively popular—creative tacos, cheap beer, good music—and moved them a mile west? Bullhead Cantina tries to answer that question, offering a long list of tacos (including sweet potato and portobello options for vegetarians) as well as some Mexican-inspired burgers. Best of all, a taco, a PBR tallboy and a shot is always just $7.”
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Coffee Shop
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“My favorite coffee spot in the Ukrainian Village. Order coffee with macadamia milk!”
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Bistro
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“Wonderful neighborhood spot for brunch, lunch or dinner! So many things to choose from on their menu it can be hard to decide! ”
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Furniture / Home Store
“ From candles to jewelry, to furniture and vintage clothing, this is a must to visit!”
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Bar
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“This inconspicuous bar is equal parts after-work dive and Antiques Roadshow. Amid dusty knickknacks and bric-a-brac, the family who runs the place will pour you a stiff drink and then try to sell you a Civil War–era revolver, a set of buffalo-themed shot glasses or anything else lying around—anything except for the patriarch’s wall-mounted marlin and the Hamm’s sign hanging out front.”
24local recommendations
Night Club
“If you want to watch any Chicago team (Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs, etc.) while enjoying a cold beverage and a plate of barbecue, you've come to the right place. Boulevard Sports Lounge lets you order brisket, rib tips and pulled pork by the pound while you take in the game on an array of screens covering the walls of this Humboldt Park bar. Even if you don't feel like cheering on the home team, you'll appreciate the nightly food and drink specials.”
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Bar
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“A great neighborhood bar. Dark and cool the way it should be. Free pool table upstairs, also!”
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Gift Shop
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“A wonderful hipster sort of store to fill your touristy needs. Having a wide selections of items and gifts, you can bring back anything with you from this store. If you need a last minute gift for your friend back at home, come to this store to get something that will make they're day (and display) here.”
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