Of all the wonderful things available for subscription, magazines have remained the favorite ever since the dinosaur-egg-of-the-month club went extinct. Feed your head with something other than triceratops omelettes with today's Groupon: for $8, you get a one-year subscription (51 issues) to Time Out Chicago magazine (a $19.99 value). You will receive your first issue within 4 to 6 weeks of activation. You may also use this Groupon to extend a current subscription.
Time Out Chicago is a weekly publication that keeps Chicagoans up-to-speed on the latest in music, dance, sports, film, art, dining, clubs, comedy, books, theater, special events, and more. Each issue distills this glut of information into the Around Town section, whose recent article, "80 Fall Happenings You Can't Miss", let readers in on the best places to buy fresh from a farmer's market, get lost in a corn maze, or enjoy an autumn cocktail amid the smells and colors of falling leaves. Lovers of all things listy likewise will enjoy the "100 Best Things We Ate (and Drank) in 2009", "Six Chicago Theater Picks for Fall 2010, and 137 reasons for why sex and dating is out and proper puppy training is in. Every recommendation comes garnished with witty, concise descriptions and glossy color photos.
Whether you've recently blown into the Windy City or have been living here since Chicago was still an onion-peddling gastro-wagon, Time Out Chicago will artfully dissect "The City of Big Shoulders" like a samurai sword through a biology class frog.
Yelpers give Time Out Chicago an average of 4.5 stars:
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Informative articles and reviews of the city's hottest concerts, spas, nightclubs, restaurants, and events are laced with a signature wit by the authorities at Time Out Chicago. Sifting through a rolodex of lists, Chicagoans can investigate the magazine's citywide entertainment rankings, such as Top 10 Dance Clubs, Top Vegetarian Spots, and Top Hats, none of which are top hats. Issues also indulge in a dash of dating advice, job-hunt leads, and a bank of insightful feature stories that further flesh out the city's cultural, political, and social life. The weekly print and digital mag's high-quality editorial content is accompanied by skillfully arrayed photos that capture the people, places, and trained bears that keep the city running.