Megan Horst Hatch
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.
This weekend, skip the bar scene and have a glass of wine while painting in a studio with friends. From Chicago to the suburbs, there are plenty of places to paint and sip.
This year, skip seeing a movie and watch a concert or live theatrical performance for Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart. We’ve got the scoop on what’s playing in Chicago.
From kickboxing to karate, these martial arts classes in Chicago offer plenty of ways for your child to learn discipline, respect and have fun.
From dance classes to yoga, there are plenty of places to get fit in the Chicago area this year.
This year, select and cut your own tree for the holidays at these Christmas tree farms located within about an hour of Chicago.
This holiday season, consider catching a live ballet performance or seeing a number of Christmas trees by checking out these holiday events in Chicago.
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.