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Best Chicago Beaches

Best Chicago Beaches June 15, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Most of the year Chicagoans are stuck inside or bundled up, looking vaguely like Eskimos. So, when those sunny summer days do come around, you’re sure to find the miles of beaches along Lake Michigan packed with people soaking in the sun, playing volleyball, running, and biking. It’s hard...

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...

Spotlight on Chicago’s Southport Corridor

Spotlight on Chicago’s Southport Corridor May 25, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
I happened to have a meeting in the Southport Corridor of Lakeview yesterday afternoon and was pleasantly reminded of how fun this neighborhood is. Even in the torrential downpour that dropped down on Chicago yesterday, I was still able to marvel at all of the shops, bars, restaurants, and cafes. And,...

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...

Namaste Chicago

Namaste Chicago May 20, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
I have been a long time yoga fanatic and realized I had not yet shared a list of great yoga studios in Chicago, which is a shame because there is a wonderful community here with plenty of options. Whether you are looking for try something new, get a good workout, relax from your vacation, or make sure...

Summer Biking in Chicago

Summer Biking in Chicago May 13, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
We have had a taste of summer these past few days and Lake Shore Drive has been packed with bikers. This is the season we forget the cold, windy winter days and find every excuse to be in the great outdoors, even if it’s a bit muggy and humid! Who’s complaining after that winter? Whether...

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 at┬áChicago’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...

It’s a Rainy Day in Chicago…What’s There To Do?

It’s a Rainy Day in Chicago…What’s There To Do? April 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Chicago sure is making it difficult this year to transition into the warm sunny days! It’s been nothing but rain, thunderstorms, and more rain. But, April showers bring May flowers, right? Do not fret, there is still plenty to do on these rainy days… 1. Get Lost in a Museum Check out any...

Springtime in Chicago: What to Do

Springtime in Chicago: What to Do April 11, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It seems that spring is finally here (keep your fingers crossed): there are buds on the trees, the weather is choosing to stay above 40 degrees, and Chicagoans have packed away their puffy winter coats. We’re overjoyed to make it through another winter, and it is time to get out there and take...