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Bright Lights, Big Cities Going Green

Today, cities are sprouting some of the most innovative green projects in the world, redefining a sustainable future for urban dwellers — and attracting travelers, too.

Here are just a few examples.

I Heart My City: Lizz’s Chicago

Lizz Riggs hails from the Southern United States, but there’s no city that stands out to her more than Chicago: “I love the comfort of the food, all of the beautiful and scenic places to run, the welcoming ambiance you can feel in your bones when you step off the plane, and, of course, some of my favorite breweries in America.” Check out her recommendations for the best things to do and see in the Windy City, then add your own.

Paintings Below Zero

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Any talk of visiting Chicago in February may seem like a cruel joke to travelers, but the Windy City’s taking advantage of its chilly weather to present a public art project that wouldn’t be possible in, say, the Grenadines. Canadian artist Gordon Halloran‘s “Paintings Below Zero” is the centerpiece of the Museum of Modern Ice…