Megan Horst Hatch
With warm weather finally here, it’s time to get out and dine and drink alfresco. The next time you want a drink on the patio, keep these Chicago bars in mind.
Make your own one-ingredient dog treat using this recipe from a Chicago expert.
From selfies to group photos, here’s what you need to know so you can take a great picture with your phone.
Pack up your car and hit the road for these five must-see destinations that are within a four-hour drive of the Chicago area.
From big-name music festivals held in Chicago, to festivals just a short car ride away, you won’t long for more options when it comes to live musical performances this summer.
This summer, take a look at these current and upcoming family-friendly museum exhibits in Chicago. From history to puppets, there’s something for everyone.
Shake off the cold weather for good with spring festivals in Chicago. Music, culture, art and more are all on the schedule this spring.
This year, do a little more to celebrate Earth Day than turn off the lights when you leave a room. From trail clean-ups to discussions and hikes, the Chicago area has plenty of events where you can learn how to make a difference.
It’s time to dust off that record player and start playing vinyl again. Does your collection need a little refreshing? Check out these five Chicago area record stores.
Grab your helmets and bottled water for a fun afternoon on a bike ride with your family. From paths in the city to serene rides in forest preserves, the Chicago area offers many bike riding trails for all abilities.
If you’re looking for a rare edition or just want to save a bit of money, then consider checking out these used bookstores in Chicago.
From church services to brunch, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Easter with your family in Chicago. We take a look at some of the best in the Windy City.
Let Fido run off the leash at these dog runs in the Chicago area.
From a stroll in a city park to a hike in the woods, there are plenty of places to explore on foot with your family in the Chicago area. Here’s a list of five family hikes worth a look this spring.
This spring, step outside and check out a live theatre performance in Chicago.
With spring break on the horizon, you might be wondering what to do with your kid. Our experts give their tips for a fun and memorable spring break in Chicago.
Watch the games during March Madness at these Chicago bars.
This St. Patrick’s Day, head outside and celebrate with thousands at one of many events in Chicago and the suburbs. From parades to dyeing the Chicago River green, there are plenty of fun events on the schedule.
From lectures to staged readings, there are plenty of ways to celebrate women’s accomplishments in Chicago.
Are you decorating your home? Skip the big-box retailers and consider picking up secondhand furniture for your Chicago home by checking out these retailers.