With all of the festivals taking place in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, there is something for everyone almost every summer weekend.
Art plus food, cocktails, chocolates or music equals a fun or romantic date when couples look beyond the obvious.
Whether you are downsizing, upgrading, working on a second home or merely tired of an old look, consider consulting an expert. These five designers and groups have all been featured in home and interior newspaper sections and magazines but have different approaches.
Put that creativity to use with Chicago’s best filmmaking classes and workshops.
Sometimes a little nudge is needed to recognize women’s contributions to the professions and the world.
Even though Chicagoans know their city has world-class museums, it sometimes takes a head’s up about a special exhibit to move busy people away from their routines.
Winter is perfect for starting a new indoor project. Get all of the supplies you need from Chicago’s best art stores.
If you need extra motivation to act and add something different to your life, think of 2014 as an opportunity to take a foreign language class.
When you need visuals to celebrate 2014’s appearance, think fireworks.
Here are five places within Metropolitan Chicago that lie outside the city’s limits but are worth a visit. Check them out and see if you feel or see something unexplainable.
Don’t worry that summer went by too fast. Yummy autumn festivals abound in the Chicago area.
Get out and enjoy Labor Day this year with these fun events in Chicago.
The good news when trying to stay within an entertainment budget is you can discover a lesser-known venue or play at bargain prices such as the following five, good-value productions.
Here are five classes in Chicago, ranging from camera basics to shooting on location and editing, that will help you capture special moments and places.
Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in Chicago are a chance to thank veterans and active service members.
When it comes to romance, some local theaters think Sinatra, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rogers and Hammerstein have nailed it.
See Native American art, attend a powwow and be surprised at who can claim American Indian heritage. Chicago has interesting native events during November and fine native museums to visit any month, including one that identifies some American Indian personalities.
Ghost tours become a fun excursion as Halloween nears, but some haunted places are easy to visit on your own any time of year.
These buildings exemplify the diversity of Chicago’s architecture styles and their designs fit both site and use.
You don’t have to have German roots to enjoy the “oom pah” of brass bands and the headiness of Oktoberfest beers. Just bring an appetite for German dishes and be willing to try a polka or sing with the crowd.