Family & Pets
What good is it to live in a city like Chicago if you can’t take advantage of the snowy winter months? For parents looking to take the kids skiing, there are some great ski slopes within a few hours drive from the heart of the city.
Make this Valentine’s Day a family-friendly holiday, and get everyone involved in this romance-filled day.
After-school activities can be a great way to help your child continue to learn outside of the classroom. Liz Kuhn at Mercy Home for Boys and Girls offers some insight into how to keep your child active after school.
From kickboxing to karate, these martial arts classes in Chicago offer plenty of ways for your child to learn discipline, respect and have fun.
While snow storms may get all the attention in Chicago’s weather news, tornadoes are not uncommon in and around the city. Be prepared for tornado season by planning and strategizing to ensure your family is ready in case of an emergency.
From dance classes to yoga, there are plenty of places to get fit in the Chicago area this year.
Taking family photos can be a great way to capture a moment with each passing year. Take advantage of some of the great locations throughout the city to make your family photo stand out with a picturesque backdrop.
Ice skating in Chicago can be a great way to embrace the winter season. Take advantage of some of the best rinks in the city, and have some winter fun besides the standard snowball fight.
Viewing the holiday lights and decor this holiday season is a must for the family, couples and individuals looking for a low-cost way to take in the pleasures of the holiday season.
This year, select and cut your own tree for the holidays at these Christmas tree farms located within about an hour of Chicago.
If you’re choosing to relax at home in Chicago this holiday season, here are a few fun things you can check out in your very own city. You may not have had time to do them otherwise!
Take advantage of a communal celebration or an educational event in Chicago, and make the most out of your Hanukkah festivities.
Bundle up your family and get out of the house with these free winter activities in Chicago. From ice skating to outdoor adventures, there are plenty of ways to have some fun this winter without breaking the bank.
Take in one of these holiday options and kick out the Ebenezer attitude while upping the rose on your cheeks and the lilt in your winter step.
Getting kids excited about the holidays can be pretty easy for Christmas and Halloween, but sometimes Thanksgiving can be a little tricky. Get some expert advice on crafting projects for Thanksgiving for your kids, and see how excited they will be on Turkey Day.
You and your pooch can enjoy fine dining at these restaurants in the Chicago area.
When choosing the location to pop the big question, it’s important to take the season into account. For those proposing during the fall, there are some great seasonal locations in and around the city to make the outing memorable.
The college search can be a daunting task for any student, regardless of the field they wish to enter. Martin Atkins, Department Chair at SAE Chicago, offers some tips on how to make the college search a bit easier.
Chicago has something for everyone. No matter what your interests are, you can probably find something to fascinate you in the windy city. Check out five of our favorite family-friendly weekend activities in Chicago.
Laser tag isn’t just for teens anymore. Chicago-area laser tag arenas prove that this activity can cater towards all age groups.