Metra Adds Service On Some Lines For Taste Of ChicagoAlcohol will not be allowed on Metra after 7 p.m. on Friday or all day Saturday and Sunday. Metra also says trains may not be able to accommodate bicycles from Friday through Sunday.
Hyde Park Jazz Fest In Full Swing This Weekend It features 37 acts across 13 stages along with food and other entertainment.
Little Village Business Owners Upset About Festival Blocking Their StreetIt's meant to raise money for kids, but several business owners say a festival in Little Village is costing them big.
Guide To Wicker Park FestWith something for everyone, Wicker Park Fest is packed full of music, food and family activities. It's a great way to explore the neighborhood and the variety of shops, restaurants and fashion unique to the area. Your $5 donation benefits Burr Elementary School and the Wicker Park/Bucktown Chamber Of Commerce. Check it out this weekend, July 27-28th.
New Andersonville Fest To Have Local-Only FocusEllen Shepard from the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce says the neighborhood that stages the popular Midsommarfest every year decided to develop a new festival dedicated to all things local.
State Street Shuts Down For 6 Hours For Loop Street FestivalCars and buses were routed off State Street downtown on Saturday, as the pavement was transformed into what has been called the “ultimate playground.”
Cure For Boredom: August's EventsWhat does August have in store for us? Read about the best events happening in Chicago right here!
West Chicago Cancels Mexican Independence Day FestivalA western suburb with a sizable Mexican-American population has been forced to cancel its Mexican Independence Day celebration this September.
Guide: Milwaukee Avenue Arts FestivalA festival for the arts, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival livens up Logan Square July 20, 21 & 22. Go to see bands, performances and more!
Chicago Irish Film Festival GuideOne great way to find a more genuine and contemporary Irish experience is through the island nation’s current contributions to cinema. Luckily, the south side offers more for St. Pat’s than dubious parade experiences, so consider checking out the 13th Annual Chicago Irish Film Festival at the Beverly Arts Center March 2-7. Here’s a guide to this year’s six-day ode to Irish filmmaking.
Guide To: Tomorrow Never Knows 2012Tomorrow Never Knows 2012! The fourth annual iteration of this multi-venue festival finds Schuba’s, Lincoln Hall, and the Metro hosting a bevy of local talent as well as a few special visitors. We’ve summed up all the dirty details of the event – who’s playing where, which bands are competing for your time, and whether or not there’s enough happening to warrant the full five-day pass (almost certainly).
Best Holiday Lights In ChicagoWhat would the holidays be without traditional, extravagant light displays and winter festivals? In addition to exploring the lights in your neighborhood, create wonderful family memories by venturing out to these long-time favorites.
State Street To Close For 5-Hour Festival Oct. 1State Street downtown will turn from a thoroughfare to a fairground for on Oct. 1.
Participants Pick Up New Skills At 'Learnapalooza'Chicago is well-known for its summer street festivals, usually filled with food and music. Over the past couple of years, a new kind of festival has taken shape.
Guide To: Family Fun In Logan SquareChicago’s vibrant near northwest side community of Logan Square has long been a hot bed for emerging artists, but it’s a great place for families, too. This community offers a host of great places to eat, play and enjoy as well as free outdoor events like concerts and yoga in the square.