Chicago has been way ahead the urban curve for more than 100 years when it comes to welcoming two-wheeled transport. Adam Wachendorf, Manager at Iron Cycles, a full-service bike shop serving commuters and racers alike, narrows down his five fave rides.
Alright! Fine! If you HAVE to leave the house, here are some events you might want to attend. Don’t fall into an empty manhole or get attacked by a bear though…
Now that the weather is warming up, perhaps you’d like to try a sky-high adventure. There are several places near Chicago to get your flight on.
Did you know that America’s first planetarium is right here in our own backyard? Max Adler, a Chicago business leader, founded the planetarium in 1930. And since then, the center has been a recognized leader in science education…
If you’re just getting into the biking scene or are just looking for a new place to take your bike for repairs, you’ll need to know the best and most friendly places available in Chicago to fit your needs.
As one of Chicago’s top cultural attractions, the Shedd sees daily visitors from Chicago and all over the world. Whether you were there 5 years ago or 5 months ago, there’s always something new to see and explore.
Start planning your Chicago adventure today with one of these great hostel offerings.
The Chicago Cultural Center seems to be the little unknown gem in the city that is constantly upstaged by the world-renowned museums and Millennium Park across the street. But hidden within its walls are some amazing things that make it the stunning Chicago landmark that it is.
Spring is one of the most eagerly anticipated seasons in Chicago. What better activity to celebrate winter’s end than with an outdoor excursion to observe the blooming of spring flowers?
The Chicago Public Library is celebrating Women’s History Month in March 2013 by offering a range of programs about past and present issues facing women and girls in our society. Programs across the city include lectures, storytelling, documentary film screenings, art exhibits and workshops, and adult book discussions. Girl power!
#SNOWBRAWL2013 is the most epic-est of snowball fights that will ever take place ever in the history of history. Put on your coat, some gloves, maybe some protective gear, and show up, friend. If you don’t, you just might regret not going for the rest of your miserable life.
Most of us wish there was a seasonal fast-forward button for the winter temperatures, but like it or not, there are a few things that are fun to experience during the colder days, especially when you know spring is just around the corner. Take advantage of the last days of winter with a few fun winter activities.
“Let’s go bowling!” seems to be the response to every question ever asked on a Saturday night that revolved around wondering what to do. Bowling is a sport that everyone can play no matter how bad they are. It’s an even better activity for larger groups to just go out and have a fun time no matter what the score.
Top five events for the month of March COMING AT YA LIKE A ROCKET OUT OF A CANNON THING THAT SHOOTS ROCKETS WOH WATCH OUT HERE COMES SOME FUN BLAMWAMMY!
Spring break vacations can be the highlight of the year for families, couples and singles alike. Instead of opting for an expensive location in a faraway travel location, take advantage of the locations within the Chicago area.
The rising number of childhood obesity has many parents concerned about keeping their kids fit and healthy. Ida Dolce, a kids martial arts instructor with a BA in Psychology, offers up five tips to keep your kids from becoming couch potatoes this year.
Nothing says romance like a night away, and with Chicago hosting some of the best hotels around, you don’t even have to leave town to get away from it all.
One healthy living tip busy moms often neglect is stress relief. We say it’s because we don’t have time to sit down and breathe, rest and relax when we’re performing as chauffeur, short-order cook, house keeper and referee all day long. And I get that. I make those same excuses, too. That’s where yoga comes in. Not only is yoga based on beneficial movements for your body, it’s also centered around breathing, which is an art in itself that leads to stress reduction.
After the hubbub of the holidays dies down, January is generally a nose-to-the-grindstone kind of month. By the time February rolls around, you’re ready for another break. What better time to get away briefly than for Valentine’s Day?
Randolph Street Market’s second annual, “Wonderful Winter Markets” return in February and March, bringing vintage aficionados some of the best winter shopping events in Chicago.
Check out the best beaches in America.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.