Holiday Go Guide Part Deux

The gifts are unwrapped, the candles are out and you’re staring down two weeks of “we” time with the kids home from school. No need to hole up at home—there’s plenty of fun to be had in the city and the ‘burbs, including New Year’s Eve. Here are a few ideas to keep you busy: […]

Holiday Theater Guide

For many, the holidays are synonymous with the theater—whether it’s a holiday date night out on the town or a traditional family trip to the city. Make this year special—from the traditional to funky, the choice is yours. Bah Humbug! Through December 22 Piccolo Theatre, 600 Main St., Evanston 847-424-0089 Looking for a slightly more […]

Holiday Go Guide 2012

Holiday activities in Chicago and beyond? Yeah, we’ve got ‘em. There’s no shortage of great stuff to do, places to go and people to see this season. From family outings, to date nights and friendly get-togethers, we’ve got plenty of ideas to keep your holidays entertaining. The Theater Circuit Hellcab Profiles Theatre, Chicago Through January […]

Cookbooks Make Delicious Gifts

Every year, hundreds of new cookbooks are released. Are they all worthwhile? Of course not! But hidden among the throng are always a few great books, ones that you will refer to again and again… or at least gaze longingly at and drool upon. Here are some of my favorites from this year’s crop.   […]