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Near South Side, Chicago, IL

The apartments for rent in Near South Side are ideal abodes for those who want to move to the bustling metropolis of Chicago and have easy access to everything that the city has to offer. Just a short walk east, there's the glistening Lake Michigan, which is lined with several parks and areas of recreation. In the surrounding neighborhood, there are a variety of great local businesses that range from cozy hotels where your friends and family can stay when they visit to fun local bars that serve as social hot spots. 

Food and Drink
If you want to grab a bite to eat, then head to one of the nearby restaurants, which are within walking distance of the apartments in Near South Side. For a theatrical atmosphere that will take you back in time, there's Tommy Gun's Garage, which has a 1920s vibe that's reminiscent of an era of mobsters and flappers. You can sample some of the city's finest Eastern-style fare at Opart Thai House South State Street or grab a traditional Italian dish at Cafe Bionda. For an evening of fun and entertainment there's also The Shrine on South Wabash Avenue. There, you'll be able to listen to great touring acts and notable DJs as you and your significant other dance the night away. 

Parks
For those weekends that you are in the mood to simply unwind and relax after a night out on the town, you might want to head to one of the neighborhood parks, such as Cotton Tail Park, Coliseum Park or Chicago Women's Park and Gardens. To get an uninterrupted view of Lake Michigan, just saunter over to Northerly Island, which has great walking paths that go around the perimeter of the grounds. Just a short drive southeast of your Near South Side apartment for rent is the McCormick Place Bird Sanctuary, where you will be able to escape the urban atmosphere if only for a few hours. 

Special Events
There is a diverse range of events happening in Chicago that you may want to check out. These range from the local radio station WTMX's Party in the Park to the Puert Rican Parade and Festival. 

Public Transportation
To get to to any of the Windy City's points of interest from your Near South Side apartment, there's a great public transit system that runs throughout the Chicago with buses and trains.

Additional Local Resources

Electric Company
ComEd
https://www.comed.com

Water/Sewer Company
Department of Water Management
http://www.cityofchicago.org

Public Schools
http://www.cps.edu