family & Pets

Ask A Chicago Expert: Best Fall Family DishesWith shorter days and cooler temperatures in the Chicago area, now is the perfect time to find some family-friendly recipes that incorporate in-season produce. Three Chicago experts share some of their recipes the entire family can make together.
Best Family-Friendly Labor Day Events In ChicagoCelebrate the end of summer in style with these family-friendly Labor Day events in Chicago and the suburbs.
Best Weekend Activities For Seniors In ChicagoChicago has something for everyone regardless of age or activity level. Here are a few activities seniors and their entire families might enjoy during a weekend around town.
Ask A Chicago Expert: Tips For House Training Your DogAre you planning to get a new dog? Two Chicago experts share some of their tips on how you can housetrain your new pet.
Best Family Activities In Chicago To Do Before The Summer EndsEnjoy the summer weather in Chicago while you still can with these family-friendly activities in and around Chicago.
Ask A Chicago Expert: How To Find The Perfect BabysitterWhat do you look for in a perfect babysitter? We talked to a Chicago area expert to get tips on what to look for.
Best Toddler-Friendly Activities In ChicagoToddler-friendly activities in Chicago are abundant and here you will find some of the best destinations for both toddlers and parents.
Best Public Pools In ChicagoSwimming is a rite of passage during the hot summer days, and the best public pools can be found in Chicago.
Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In ChicagoAs the days are heating up and growing longer, you'll want to keep the little ones entertained this summer - here's how to do exactly that, and without breaking the bank.
Best Paintball In ChicagoIf you are looking for an exciting paintball experience, give one of these arenas a try.
Best Fireworks In ChicagoWhat are your plans for the Fourth of July? If you're looking for a place to watch fireworks in the Chicago area, then keep this list in mind.
Best Day Trips From ChicagoDay trips can be energizing or relaxing or even a combination of both, taking a day trip can make for memories that last a lifetime. Here are the best day trips from Chicago.