Chicaco picnic
  • Environment
Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out! 9 Places to Have a Perfect Chicago Picnic

Although we should know by now to never rule anything out, another lengthy Chicago winter seems to be finally past us. As we put away our parkas and scarves for the season, our thoughts turn to how to maximize the glorious weather that’s in store over the next few months. In particular, we’re wondering where […]

April 27, 2022

Flowers and Chicago skyline
  • Environment
Earth Day in Chicago 2022

Since 1970, April 22 has been designated as Earth Day to promote the importance of protecting the environment. This weekend, Earth Day events are happening all over the Chicago area where people can do their part to help keep our city beautiful. The theme for Earth Day 2022 is Invest in Our Planet. The organizers […]

April 22, 2022

Harold Washington Library Center
  • Chicago
  • Culture
Celebrate the keepers of knowledge by visiting these Chicago libraries

April 16 was National Librarian Day, where we recognized the important role that librarians play in our society. In their honor, we’re taking a look at some of the great libraries that Chicago has to offer. Chicago’s public library system started in the aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, when 8,000 books of […]

April 18, 2022

Art Institute of Chicago
  • Chicago
  • Culture
Iconic Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago

Our new monthly series Iconic Chicago looks at some of the most famous locations in our city. We’ll explore the history of these places and why they have earned the love of residents and tourists alike. In honor of World Art Day on April 15, we kick off Iconic Chicago with one of the city’s […]

April 12, 2022

easter brunch
  • Food
11 exquisite locations around Chicago for a superb Easter brunch

Easter Sunday is quickly approaching, falling on April 17 this year. Folks will be looking to resume their indulgences after 40 days of Lent. To help with that, we’ve compiled a list of restaurants from across the Chicago area that have something special in store for Easter brunch. The places listed below have menus ranging […]

April 7, 2022

wrigley stadium
  • Sports
Play Ball! Memorable Opening Days in Cubs and White Sox History

The timing of Opening Day always brings optimism and the promise of rebirth, so here are some memorable home openers in the histories of both of Chicago’s beloved baseball clubs. Last year was disappointing for Chicago baseball fans. On the strength of an intriguing blend of rookies and veterans with arguably the best starting rotation […]

April 7, 2022

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