Wine and friends are two undeniable pleasures of a good book club, but a book that inspires passion and debate is the true heart of the occasion.
From monsters to political works, the Chicago area has an abundance of art exhibits that are sure to delight and intrigue.
No matter what religion you profess, if you like art and architecture, you should tour some of the churches in your city or in towns you visit.
There’s nothing wrong with going to a theater to enjoy a classic or new play, but if you wish you could do something more active than applaud, you’re in luck.
People have lots of imagination and even more free time. Here are 8 sports you didn’t even know were sports.
Whether you like jazz, classical music or other musical genres, there are plenty of ways to catch a free concert in the Chicago area.
Shake things up a bit this summer and catch a play with your child. From Shakespeare to Dr. Seuss, the Chicago area offers plenty of children’s shows for the entire family to enjoy.
Whether you need a guided meditation class or just a place for contemplation, consider checking out the following five mediation centers in the Chicago area.
From used bookstores to finding just the right place to get children’s books, the Chicago area has plenty of independent bookstores to visit.
Summer is time for breaking out your bathing suits and hitting the beach. Whether you’re craving a thriller or tearjerker, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book for every afternoon spent in the sun. Throw one of these page-turners in your beach bag and prepare to lose yourself.
Instead of panicking and sending your kids to nearest summer camp you can find, why not enjoy a few summer blockbusters?
There is no better feeling than giving back to others and these upcoming summer charity events in Chicago are a great way to give back to the community.
Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.
Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.
Whether you’re picnicking in the park, laying out at the beach, or grilling in your backyard, there’s something about summer’s steaming hot days that make you yearn for a great story. Our sister company Simon & Schuster has got you covered with six smart, entertaining, page turners that will keep you reading all summer long. Watch out – you just might be tempted to devour these in one sitting!
Festival season is in full swing. Here’s a roundup of music, art and street festivals taking place in June throughout the city.
Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.
Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.
Find new artwork for your home while enjoying food, music and more at these five Chicago-area craft fairs.
Finding the perfect gift for a recent graduate, be from college or high school, can be tricky. Why not give a little advice mixed in with life lessons they can learn from, with these books from our sister company Simon & Schuster.
People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014.
The badass British songstress Kate Nash stopped by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage on Friday, November 2nd to jam and give a quick chat.
For the second time, Esquire named Scarlett Johansson the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive.’