Best YMCA branch 

Lakeview

3333 N. Marshfield
773-248-3333

lakeviewymca.org

Runners-up

Evanston-McGaw

Irving Park

Critics' Picks

Best Mini-Golf Course

21711 Milwaukee Ave. 847-634-0333
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Best Free Workout

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Best Place to Set Up a Moth Light

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Best Sports Talk Team

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