Get behind the wheel at these go kart racing venues in the Chicago area.
The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.
Drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, you can create a drive-in experience in your own back yard. With a few supplies and some creativity, the sky’s the limit for your backyard theater.
Skate parks can be great places to try new maneuvers without worrying about pedestrians or cars. Here’s where to go in the Chicago area the next time you want to spend some time on your skateboard or inline skates.
This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.
Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.
Playing a game of tennis on the just right court is extremely important for tennis players, here are the best tennis courts in Chicago and surrounding areas.
Make your own one-ingredient dog treat using this recipe from a Chicago expert.
Taking care of your pets during the summer months in Chicago is extremely important. Marcia Coburn, President of Red Door Animal Shelter, offers her expertise in how to keep your pets cool in the warmer months.
Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.
Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”
The problem when Mother’s Day rolls around is finding the best way to say thank you, I love you and I appreciate you.
Not only have flowers been known for their romantic appeal if you are trying to impress, but the language of flowers has always been one of emotion. During Victorian times, the gift of floral arrangements […]
While some art and craft activities cater only towards youngsters, Chicago offers some great venues that allow the whole family to participate. Rather than visiting your local park again, visit an arts & crafts center that can stimulate creativity and imagination.
Get outside and celebrate Mother’s Day with these fun activities the whole family can do together.
Get creative this Mother’s Day with these three easy DIY jewelry organizer ideas.
Oftentimes the excuse for not working out is lack of childcare. Check out some of the local gyms in Chicago that provide childcare, and become swimsuit ready while the kids play.
Chicago’s warmer months can be a great time to have a picnic. Whether you’re taking in the skyline or just enjoying the outdoors after surviving another Chicago winter, there are some picnic areas in the city that stand out above the rest.
Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”
Grab your helmets and bottled water for a fun afternoon on a bike ride with your family. From paths in the city to serene rides in forest preserves, the Chicago area offers many bike riding trails for all abilities.
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