Chicago Area Remembers 9/11: Firefighters Honor Fallen Comrades, Cantigny Park Displays World Trade Center BeamsEighteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, two of the beams from the World Trade Center have found a permanent home in west suburban Wheaton.
Best Veteran's Day 2015 Events In ChicagoThe day was originally approved by a Congressional Act as Armistice Day because World War I with Germany had officially ended at 11 a.m. Nov. 11, 1918. The holiday was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to recognize people who served the U. S. in all wars
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 Upcoming Exhibits For Kids Around ChicagoLearning about animals, captaining a boat, sing a longs, nature hikes, and aerial magic can offer children a summer of discovery and memories they will never forget.
Best Places For A Fall Marriage Proposal In ChicagoWhen 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.
Best Museum Tours In ChicagoFrom guided tours on a Segway to a self-guided tour on your smartphone, there are plenty of ways to explore museums in the Chicago area. Check out this list of museum tours to find one that's right for you.
Best Free Concerts In ChicagoWhether you like jazz, classical music or other musical genres, there are plenty of ways to catch a free concert in the Chicago area.
Best Botanical Gardens In ChicagoNo matter the season, visiting a botanical garden in Chicago is an excellent way to get closer to nature and experience the wonderment of plant life.
Best Activities For Kids In Chicago Over Thanksgiving WeekendThanksgiving weekend is a great time to partake in some activities with the kids. Whether it's the changing weather, unlimited Chicago events or the spirit of the holiday; take advantage of time off from school to enjoy some family fun.
Best Places For Stargazing In ChicagoIf you don't have access to a nuclear-sized telescope, just take a quick drive away from Chicago to see the speedy Perseid meteors shower the night sky with dazzling light.
Best Summer Movie Events In ChicagoFrom film festivals to outdoor movie screenings, the Chicago area offers a wealth of opportunities to see both old favorites and new films on the big screen. Check out the following summer movie events and find an event near you.
Best Outdoor Concerts To Look Forward To This Summer In ChicagoFrom a spring concert set among an historic home to a summer-long festival, Chicago is the place to be for music lovers. Check out the following performances the next time you're in the mood to hear a live concert.
Best Spots To Spend A Summer Day In ChicagoChicago boasts a variety of activities that include boat rides, gardens, outdoor concerts and nature museums perfect for any family this summer. Whether you live in Winnetka, Wheaton or Wicker Park, Chicago and the suburbs offer a little bit of everything parents need to get the kids out of the house when school lets out.