BEYOND BRUSSELS: Forget the capital or overtouristy Bruges—Ghent is the place Belgians really want to live, according to our guides, Chicagoans Don Feinberg and Wendy Littlefield
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CROWD PLEASERS: Your siblings, your uncle, and your in-laws? Everyone you know is coming to town this spring, and not only are you the object of their affection—you’re responsible for showing them a good time. We scouted Chicago’s bumper crop of new hotels, all opened within the last five years, and selected an option for every visitor on your list.