29 of the Best Things to Do in Chicago This February

2020 is a leap year, which means you get one extra day to explore everything the Chicago area has to offer this month. From North Shore Restaurant Month and Grand Chefs Experience to the Chicago Auto Show and The Orchid Show — even groundbreaking museum exhibits — there’s so much you won’t want to miss. […]

31 of the Best Things to Do in Chicago This January

Temperatures may dip come January, but you’ll want to brave the cold for these can’t-miss events around Chicago. Events Jan. 5: GlowFlow Yoga Start the new year strong with this yoga class complete with dim lighting and glow sticks. Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., Chicago Jan. 8: Books to Hunker Down With This […]

20 Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve Around Chicago

Whether you’re celebrating with the entire family or want to make it a date night, here’s where to ring in 2020 around Chicago. For Families Blue Man Group This Best of 2019 winner will perform four times on New Year’s Eve. Earlier shows will be perfect for families and will feature early countdowns with party […]

30 of the Best Things to Do in Chicago This November

Ready or not, the holiday season is here, which means the return of seasonal Chicago favorites like Christkindlmarket, ZooLights, and Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” However, you also won’t want to miss Black Ensemble Theater’s “The Other Cinderella,” dinner and a tour at the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the brand new Lightscape at Chicago Botanic […]

Weekend 101: Sept. 13-15

It’s a busy weekend around Chicago, with wine, whisky, and dessert tastings as well as a movie screening, art festival, Mexican Independence Day celebration, and much more. “This Changes Everything” Special Event Sept. 13 Wilmette Join The Wilmette Theatre and Women in Film Chicago for a showing of “This Changes Everything,” a documentary on gender […]

30 of the Best Things to Do in Chicago This September

A new season is here, and with it comes a variety of can’t-miss events, including Kohl Children’s Museum’s Fall Family Festival, Chicago Bourbon & Barbecue Festival, the American Craft Exposition, Chicago Gourmet, and World Dumpling Fest. Events Sept. 8: Fall Family Festival Say hello to fall at Kohl Children’s Museum with kiddie train rides, a […]

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. 23-25

Soak up the last few days of summer with the Chicago Dogs’ “Star Wars” night, Taste of Greektown, ZooBrew at Brookfield Zoo, and more. Chicago Dogs’ “Star Wars” Night Aug. 23 Rosemont Don’t miss “Star Wars” night at Impact Field. Fans who dress up like their favorite character can join the on-field parade before the […]