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Chicago’s International Film Festival

Chicago’s International Film Festival October 5, 2011 | Events | Read More
Each Fall brings the Chicago International Film Festival. From October 6-20, the 47th festival lineup includes over 150 films representing 50 countries. Film categories cover risky projects of first-time directors to the Spotlight on Southeast Asia. The Chicago Film Festival revives the classic cinema...

October at Lincoln Park Zoo

October at Lincoln Park Zoo October 1, 2011 | Events | Read More
What’s going on at the Zoo? Besides the perpetually-entertaining meerkats, October’s event calender is packed. Lincoln Park Zoo hosts an assortment of programs and activities on a regular basis. From sunrise yoga to trick-or-treating amongst exotic animals, it’s been long since theĀ Endangered...

Fourth of July 2011 Chicago

Fourth of July 2011 Chicago June 30, 2011 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s that time of year again, believe it or not! It’s time for some American pride and fireworks. Hopefully, you have the weekend off to enjoy this fun holiday in Chicago. If you live in Chicago or are just planning to visit, you must plan where you will be for the fireworks display. For...

Father’s Day 2011 in Chicago

Father’s Day 2011 in Chicago June 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Is Dad in town for Father’s Day? Looking for a fun activity to do together? In my experience dads seem to really like anything to do with food, beer, and sports. Here are a few suggestions to help you plan the perfect weekend with Dad. Taste of Randolph Take Dad to this six-block long street festival...

Free Chicago Summer Concerts

Free Chicago Summer Concerts June 11, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It really doesn’t get much better than summer in Chicago. We really just want to find any excuse to leave the office early and get outside. Whether the chosen activity is resting on the beach, taking a bike ride on the lake, or sipping a cocktail on a local restaurant patio, being outside is the...

Memorial Day Chicago 2011

Memorial Day Chicago 2011 May 23, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Will you be in the Chi this Memorial Day weekend and are looking for some fun activities? Here are a few fun activities to check out between cookouts and game watching! Memorial Day Parade The downtown Memorial Day parade is one of the largest in the country, with about 10,000 members, traveling from...

It’s Beer Week in Chicago!

It’s Beer Week in Chicago! May 19, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
As I have said many times, Chicago is where you come to eat and drink! If that is what you are looking for, then you will be quite satisfied with Chicago Beer Week, beginning today, a celebration of Chicago’s craft beer community. This is not your average beer tasting or sloppy pub crawl. This...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Chicago!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Chicago! May 4, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
Cinco de Mayo means two things – good food and an even better margarita! In an eating and drinking city, this festive holiday gives Chicagoans another reason to go out and enjoy the city’s marvelous food and drink. So make this day an excuse to try some of Chicago’s best Mexican restaurants....

This Weekend in Chicago

This Weekend in Chicago April 30, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Looking for something to do today? You will not want to miss these great events taking place this weekend, showcasing the wide array of talents and artistic creativity in Chicago! Artropolis Chicago, running through Monday, May 2nd. This annual event takes place atĀ Chicago’s’ Merchandise...

Bike the Drive

Bike the Drive April 29, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Right when I post what to do with all this rainy weather, a beautiful sunny, clear sky day appears! Go figure. The lakefront will be packed with runners, walkers, and bikers today, which made me think everybody is going to be itching to sign up for a Chicago race or event outside. One of the best events...