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These are the best haunted houses for adults in Chicago to get your adrenaline pumping and your heartbeat racing.
Nothing screams fall like crunching into a delicious caramel apple. There are a few places around Chicago, and one just a little further, to satisfy this craving that comes at this time of year. They also make great hostess gifts, or a dessert if sliced…
Ghost tours become a fun excursion as Halloween nears, but some haunted places are easy to visit on your own any time of year.
If you are looking for a different way for your child to enjoy Halloween, Chicago provides plenty of events that you can use as an alternative to trick-or-treating.
Looking for the perfect Halloween celebration for the kids? Check out what Chicago Botanic Garden has to offer…
Take a trip to Transylvania and visit the legendary Castle Bran, or as you may know it, Dracula’s Castle.
Lucky for you, Chicago offers plenty of adult friendly events to satisfy your Halloween needs.
This Halloween, take a healthier approach by offering something tasty with a nutritional benefit.
Halloween parties in Chicago are filled with funny and interesting costumes, but the most head-turning costumes are definitely the sexy ones for women. With the abundance of Halloween costume shops in Chicago, it’s no wonder there are a few great spots to find some sexy Halloween costumes for less than $20, so long as you know where to look.
We all remember going to that one house on the block and not only being tricked of a treat but going home with a bag full of pennies, apples, or even a tube of toothpaste from your family dentist. Now you have the option to pick which out of the two evils you would rather go home with. Choose wisely!
If channeling your inner pop diva is a look you want to create this Halloween, Nicki Minaj is your best bet. The singer rocks neons and wigs like nobody’s business so dig through your closet for the brightest colors you have before taking a trip to the mall.
It’s the season for scary movies, so gather the family and be prepared for some terror. Here are the choices for the 10 best Halloween movies of all time.
Smaller children can’t always handle the frights of haunted houses. Here’s a list of Chicago-area haunts that will still allow the kids some sound sleep without nightmares.
Halloween in Chicago is in full swing. Get in the spirit with all things pumpkin in Chicago! Below you’ll find pumpkin patch guides, pumpkin carving parties and plenty of other pumpkin themed events to keep you busy…
Step away from the prepackaged Halloween costumes in a box. Get a bit creative and find some inspiration from today’s pop culture. Here are a few great costume ideas to get your Halloween creativity going.
Looking for some spirits to go with your spirits? Check out the following bars in the Chicagoland area that are said to have a few ghosts on tap.
Corn mazes don’t need to be Children of the Corn scary unless it’s at night. Then maybe it might be a little spooky… However, the corn mazes that are in Chicago are part of Corn Mazes America. Corn Mazes America offers corn maze designing and cutting services to help farms create for-profit mazes. Who knew designing corn mazes could be so profitable?
Tour the country visiting some terrifying real life haunted houses. These spots all have mysterious and dark histories, which lead to a lot of unexplained activity. Decide for yourself if these are truly the most haunted houses in the United States.
From parties to parades, Chicago offers plenty of Halloween thrills that the entire family can enjoy, including the ones that bark.
Okay, okay, easy there hoss. We know you’re still clinging to summer with a vice-like grip, but we just wanted to hint – to give the barest suggestion – that some delicious little seasonal food-treats are on their way. And maybe these treats are called pumpkins…
Family, Kids & Pets
When choosing a new pet for the home, take advantage of some of the quality breeders in the Chicago area to ensure an animal bred with love.
Mother’s Day is a great day for celebrating all your mother has done for you throughout the year. Make this year’s Mother’s Day extra special by taking your mother out for a great family experience in Chicago.
Graduation parties can mark the closing of one door and an opening of another. Celebrate this important milestone with your friends and family in some of Chicago’s great venues.
Take advantage of all the different swimming programs Chicago has to offer and make the most of the upcoming summer.
Building a kids’ play area can seem like a daunting task. Get some handy tips from a professional Chicago Area carpenter or handyman to make the project functional, safe and fun.
The circus can be enjoyed by all ages, whether it’s the amazing feats or the animal interaction. Chicago has a number of circus experiences geared towards all ages, so make sure to visit an event near you this year.
The 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.
Thanksgiving 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.
I 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…
Father’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 (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.
Looking for something to do this April Fool’s Day? From comedy to Charlie Sheen look-a-like contests– We’ve got you covered!