5 Things to Do: Labor Day Weekend 2015

Enjoy your well-earned day off (and say goodbye to summer) with three festivals that will get you grooving, shopping and eating. Then, enjoy some quality family time at Arlington Park and the Chicago Botanic Garden. Chicago Jazz Festival Sept. 3-6 Chicago The Chicago Cultural Center and Millennium Park will once again host this Labor Day […]

Arlington Park Offers Fun for the Whole Family

“And they’re off,” my husband responded when I mentioned spending Sunday at Arlington Park. He recounted fond memories of past trifectas won and almost won, but after a recent weekend at Arlington, he has a whole new set of family memories. The Gentile Park The grounds are an expanse of fabulous manicured lawn, landscape and […]

Derby Day Delights

Derby Day is May 7th!   If you’re not attending the festivities at Churchill Downs or going to Chicagoland’s largest Kentucky Derby party at Arlington Park, consider hosting your own Derby Day Party. Here are 3 tips to help make your “Day at the Races” celebration a sure winner: Turn heads with hats Encourage your […]

Hey, Batter Batter!

What to do? You’ve spent $57 on Dippin’ Dots, cotton candy and hot dogs. Even your iPhone can no longer entertain the kids. And it’s only the second inning. Sound familiar? Just because you’ve spent $200 (if you’re lucky) on seats, doesn’t guarantee your kids are going to have fun at a sporting event. After […]