Weekend 101: 10 Things to Do Around Chicago Sept. 20-22

If you love art, don’t miss two of the biggest exhibits of the year at Navy Pier and Chicago Botanic Garden. Plus, sample delicious fare at three food festivals and watch an Oscar-winning movie as the score is performed live. EXPO CHICAGO Sept. 19-22 Chicago Back for its eighth year, the exhibitors at this year’s […]

Weekend 101: Labor Day Weekend 2019

The bad news: this weekend marks the unofficial end of summer. The good news: you have an extra day to enjoy these final days of the season. So start making plans to dine on fresh lobster at Navy Pier, take a trip to Nashville without leaving the Chicago area, and more. The Great American Lobster […]

Weekend 101: Aug. 16-18

Spend your weekend shopping and dining in Evanston, sampling beer or sangria at two different Chicago events, cheering on performers at the Chicago Air and Water Show, and more. Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival Aug. 16-18 Evanston Shop paintings, photography, jewelry, home goods, and more from roughly 150 juried artists while also enjoying food […]

Weekend 101: June 21-23

With the Winnetka Music Festival, Chi-Soul Fest, and Country LakeShake all taking place around Chicago this weekend, there’s a music festival for everyone. Plus, don’t miss two food festivals, a beer festival, and more. Winnetka Music Festival June 21-22 Winnetka Some of the country’s top up-and-coming artists will perform at this North Shore festival, which features […]

Weekend 101: May 17-19

Festival season is here! This weekend, don’t miss Chocolate Fest and the Lincoln Park Wine Festival, as well as a new exhibit at Chicago Children’s Museum, a dog-friendly party that gives back, and more. Chocolate Fest May 17-19 Long Grove Calling all chocolate lovers — don’t miss your chance to try everything from chocolate cotton […]

Weekend 101: April 26-28

Photo courtesy of the Chicago Bears.   It will be a busy weekend around Chicago with an NFL Draft party hosted by the Chicago Bears, a craft beer festival in Long Grove, the opening of “Hamilton: The Exhibition,” and much more. 2019 Miller Lite Chicago Bears Draft Party April 27 Chicago Bears fans, don’t miss […]

Daytripper: Long Grove

Visit this historic town filled with old-world charm, boutiques, exceptional food, and array of festivals. Here are our top suggestions for spending the day in Long Grove. Spend the morning at… Olivia’s Past For vintage-inspired wear, check out Olivia’s. Appeals to fashion-forward women of all ages. Sweet Whimsy Sit back with a mug of organic, […]