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

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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...

10. Other cities try, but nowhere does pizza better than the Windy City.

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It's basically its own food group here.

—submitted by Adam Docksey, Facebook

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

22. And on top of that, you'd be hard-pressed to find a big city that's cleaner and more beautiful than Chi-Town USA.

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