Our Top Picks for Chicago Restaurant Week 2019

Updated Feb. 6, 2019  Editor’s Note: Chicago Restaurant Week has been extended through Feb. 12. Unlike the great hullabaloo of the “Big Four” winter holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve), when restaurants full-to-bursting turn away business and reservations at hot new spots (and popular older favorites) are impossible to come by, January stretches […]

Science Lovers, Mark Your Calendar

Chicago is home to many of the world’s largest scientific powerhouses and one organization is making sure Chicagoans know about the cutting-edge work that is being conducted around them. The Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST) works to increase the public’s understanding and appreciation of science and technology and their impact on society. The council […]

30 of the Best Things to Do in Chicago This April

Spring has arrived in Chicago and with it comes can’t-miss events for “Star Wars” fans, foodies, bookworms, and really anyone looking to get outside after a long winter. Comedy April 27: Trevor Noah: The Loud & Clear Tour “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah is coming to Chicago for one hilarious night. United Center, 1901 […]

Weekend 101: March 29-31

As we say goodbye to March, don’t miss the national tour of a Broadway hit, the world premiere of a play based on a classic fairy tale, an annual film festival, and an evening with the composer behind some of your favorite Disney songs. “Anastasia“ March 26 to April 7 Chicago This favorite film is […]

Weekend 101: March 22-24

Two annual spring shows return to Chicago this weekend as a new tasting event makes its debut in the suburbs. Plus, The Second City celebrates its past. Chicago Flower & Garden Show March 20-24 Chicago Start thinking about spring with a trip to this annual show at Navy Pier. Enjoy kids activities, seminars, cooking demos, […]

31 of the Best Things to Do in Chicago This March

Spring is (hopefully) almost here, so celebrate by getting out and enjoying these Chicago events this March. Events March 1: Vibrato’s 25th Anniversary Party Celebrate 25 years of Vibrato Boutique with music, refreshments, and raffle prizes. Twenty percent of proceeds will benefit The Josselyn Center, a local mental health services organization. Plaza del Lago, 1515 […]

Weekend 101: St. Patrick's Day Weekend 2019

Whether you’re celebrating with friends or family, here are a few ways to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day weekend around Chicago. St. Patrick’s Day Whiskey Dinner March 15 Chicago Start the weekend with a five-course dinner — each course featuring a “distinct and rare whiskey” — at Chicago q. St. Paddy’s Pancakes at Cupitol March 15-17 […]

Join UNICEF USA in Honoring Agents of Change at the Annual UNICEF Chicago Gala

Every year at events around the country, our UNICEF USA family is honored to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of supporters who so generously dedicate their time to UNICEF’s work for children. From outstanding humanitarians in local communities who make UNICEF’s work possible to celebrities who volunteer their time and platforms to raise awareness for the […]

Weekend 101: March 8-10

This weekend, don’t miss a beer festival at one of Chicago’s most popular museums, restaurant deals, a film festival, and more. Chi-Town Jazz Festival March 8 Evanston Studio5 welcomes the Don Stiernberg Quartet and the Fred Simon Quartet for a fundraising concert to benefit hunger relief. Chicago Beer Festival March 9 Chicago The Field Museum […]