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23 Reasons Chicago Is The Greatest City In The Whole Damn World

Simply magnificent.

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2. The city's cultural offerings are second to none, and its arts scene is easily the most beautiful, innovative, and accessible in the country.

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"And you won't pay an arm and a leg for 'em!"

—submitted by Derik Iverson, Facebook

3. A host of world-class museums call Chicago home, so no matter if you're looking to hang out with Sue the T. Rex at the Field Museum...


15. Chicagoans are the most genuine, fun, passionate, and down-to-earth people you'll ever meet. Period.

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"Even though at times we get a bad rap, we are always stronger than our adversities."

—submitted by Brandon and Julia


20. Even though Chicago's home to nearly three million people, community areas — plus all its nooks and crannies — make the city feel like a snug little home.

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—submitted by Heart Burn, Facebook, and Sarah


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