Think lights, camera opportunities and action amidst nature when looking for something to do Thanksgiving Day before gobbling down turkey or during the weekends before and after Thanksgiving instead of bucking the shopping crowds.
Chicago’s sights and sounds are fun, interesting and add up to a memorable vacation, but trying to take in everything can wear out the shoes and wallet. Here are some budget options.
When November 11 rolls around, there are several events throughout the Chicago that honor people who serve in the military.
From such classics as “The King and I” to a revival that refocuses attention from grand spectacle to intimate stories, these upcoming musicals present memorable songs and thought-provoking messages.
Chicago has a vast entertainment scene with something for all ages when considering where to go for spooky fun or bone-chilling fright.
Fall’s cooler nights are working their leaf-changing magic, dusting the Chicago trees in mauve and crimson. Hike, bike or drive to these five best locations to see Chicago’s fall colors.
After Labor Day weekend’s goodbye to the lazy days of summer, a re-energized city welcomes autumn with fall fests, a new theater season, blockbuster art shows and fun outdoor explorations. Here are some of Chicago’s best happenings this fall.
They say that laughter is the best medicine, so skip the doctor’s office and take in a show instead at any of these five top comedy venues here in Chicago.
No matter whether a youngster likes to read, draw, create something or enjoys photography or history, there is likely to be an art exhibit in the Chicago area that would appeal to young or older children.
The following guide notes an outstanding theater company that could be overlooked because its neighborhood is known for shopping.
The following wonderful exhibits feed the curiosity gene with some answers, more questions and stimulating thoughts about life: past, present and future.
Here are five places to take a long weekend trip that include lodging suggestions that shouldn’t over-stretch the wallet.
No matter what religion you profess, if you like art and architecture, you should tour some of the churches in your city or in towns you visit.
There’s nothing wrong with going to a theater to enjoy a classic or new play, but if you wish you could do something more active than applaud, you’re in luck.
Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.
Taking in a museum on a date gives you talking points beyond the trite astrological sign and six degrees of school or city separation.
Anytime is a great time for youngsters to express themselves through art. But when school lets out for summer vacation, kids have more time to try a fun art medium such as clay or film making. Chicago is rich in camps and classes with an art focus.
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.