A Guide To Chicago's Holiday MarketsHoliday markets are once again popping up throughout Chicago. With vintage items, handmade gifts, antiques and new treasures, there's always something to cross off your list. Here are a few markets coming up to get your holiday shopping started.
Ask A Chicago Chef: Best Latke Recipes For HanukkahWith the Festival of Lights Hanukkah holiday approaching, these mouth-watering latke recipes from gourmet chefs of Kaufman's Bakery and Delicatessen are sure to delight the palate, and would be a perfect complement to that very special dinner occasion.
How To Convince People You're Not A Mess This HolidayThe difference between cleaning your house now and during spring cleaning is that you have no time to do the cleaning right now. Between Christmas shopping, cooking dinners, attending holiday parties and family visiting, there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to actually clean your house. But it still needs to get done, because the family is arriving any minute and you’re hosting a huge holiday party. What to do? That’s where cleaning services come in handy, so you can make it look like you had all the time in the world to get the cleaning AND the cooking done.
Best Free Thanksgiving Events In ChicagoThanksgiving is one holiday that isn’t about spending money and buying gifts. It’s meant to be a time to give thanks, be with loved ones and most importantly, over eat. Here are some free activities going on around Chicagoland this Thanksgiving to help you save a little money before the holiday spending kicks in. Enjoy it; you only have until midnight before Black Friday.
Halloween Pro-TipsI can't believe it's Halloween weekend and you haven't prepared. Not one bit. What, my friend, is wrong with you? Okay, don't worry. We've got you covered. We've got all the Halloween info you need right here...
Best Father’s Day Golf SpecialsFather’s Day is right around the corner and if you’ve been in the local Hallmark lately searching for the perfect card, they all center on grilling, TV remotes and golf. Here are a few golf specials in Chicagoland to help him relax on his big day.
Cinco de Mayo Events In ChicagoCinco de Mayo (or "5th of May") commemorates the Mexican army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Here in Chicago, there are a number of festivities and events throughout the city to help celebrate this joyful day in Mexican history.
Celebrate April Fool's Day In ChicagoLooking for something to do this April Fool's Day? From comedy to Charlie Sheen look-a-like contests-- We've got you covered!
Best Purim Activities In Chicagoland For KidsPurim is a festive early spring holiday commemorating the failure of a plot to exterminate the Jews in ancient Persia. Jewish families celebrate the holiday with a raucous reading of the story of Purim. Here are some lively Purim activities for families in the Chicago area.
Guide To: Winter In Lake GenevaPlanning a weekend getaway? Located 80 miles from Chicagoland, Lake Geneva, WI, provides a perfect escape for Chicagoans trying to avoid expensive plane fare or hours in the car. When planning a weekend in Lake Geneva this winter, think of this as your go-to guide for hotels, activities and winter fun.
Best Winter Cocktails In ChicagoWinter in Chicago can be long and brutal. Warm things up with these featured drinks. From the traditional hot toddy to hot chocolate with a twist, here are some of the best cocktails to keep you warm this season.
Girl’s Guide to Finding the Perfect New Year’s DressDitch the generic party dress and create a look of your own on the most glamorous night of the year. Here are a few tips to help you find the perfect dress and stand out from the crowd.