The Signature Lounge at the 96th

  The highest bar in Chicago is the Signature Lounge on the 96th floor of the John Hancock Center — an open level perched above the lofty, two-story Signature Room restaurant. The décor of both seems frozen in a vaguely deco, mauve and brass memory of your aunt’s favorite big city restaurant. But you’re not…

The Violet Hour

To experience The Violet Hour, Chicago’s award-winning, landmark cocktail bar in Wicker Park, you must first find the door, camouflaged as it is by the frequently changing artists’ murals that completely cover the building’s exterior. Once inside, the next visual challenge will be following your host to a table. Stay close behind because it may…