Life in Chicago

General Psychiatry Residency

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Life in Chicago

Restaurants and Bars Recommended by UIC Psychiatry Residents


Other Resident Recommendations

Sports/ Outdoor Events

  • Navy Pier
  • Summer classical music concerts in Millennium park
  • Boat cruises on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River
  • Chicago Blues Fest
  • Taking in the view from Promontory Point
  • LGBT kickball league
  • Cubs baseball at Wrigley Field
  • Chicago Botanic gardens
  • Biking on the Lakeshore Trail
  • Visiting farmers markets
  • Running on the 606 trail
  • Bulls/Blackhawk games at the United Center
  • Cubs baseball at Wrigley Field
  • Summer Street Festivals
  • Lollapalooza
  • White Sox Games at Guaranteed Rate Field
  • Grant Park Music Festival
  • Free yoga classes at Millennium Park
  • Kayaking on the Chicago River
  • North Avenue Beach
  • Yoga at alternative health group



  • The Adler Planetarium
  • The Shedd Aquarium
  • The Museum of Science and Industry
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • The Field Museum
  • Architecture Foundation ppen house tours


The Arts

  • The Lyric Opera house
  • The Goodman Theater
  • Second City (comedy)
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (30 plays in 60 min)
  • The Chicago Theater
  • Salsa lessons at dance academy of salsa