easter egg hunt chicago
  • Celebration
Easter Egg Hunts, colorful cheers around Chicago

It’s time for a favorite holiday activity for the kids: the annual Easter Egg Hunts, with lots of them in Chicago! You just can’t top the excitement of beating the competition to collect the most eggs filled with delicious chocolate  treats, small toys or coins! This celebration is believed to have originally come from Germany, where […]

April 4, 2022

chicago comedians
  • Culture
April Fools’ and a long legacy of Chicago comedians

April Fools’ Day brings out everybody’s inner comedian. But, did you know that Chicago has launched the career of famous comedians? While it’s unknown how April Fools’ Day began, the Library of Congress explored numerous origin stories. All that can be determined is that it most likely emerged between the 14th and 16th centuries. One […]

April 1, 2022

farming in chicago
  • Chicago
Farming In Chicago, Pulling The Plow To The Market

Tired of the hectic pace of the city? Imagine being surrounded by green fields, cute animals, and farming lots of fresh and delicious food. If you would like to experience farming side of Chicago, then travel to the agricultural and rural areas. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, in April 2019 Illinois had […]

March 24, 2022

st patrick
  • Celebration
  • Culture
For the Love of St. Patrick and All Things Irish

From dressing up in green and eating corned beef and cabbage, to hitting the pubs for your favorite Irish ale, St. Patrick’s Day has become a much loved national holiday.  But how did it become so important to our culture? The answer is the result of one of the best things about the melting pot […]

March 17, 2022

pi day
  • Celebration
  • Chicago
Pi Day: Indulge in a 3D pie chart!

It’s Pi-Day! It’s the perfect day to  fill your belly with – you got it – pie! Here are some great Chicago options. You can thank physicist Larry Shaw for this delightful annual holiday. When he came up with the idea, he was on a work retreat in 1988 with his employer, San Francisco’s Exploratorium: Museum […]

March 14, 2022

St. patrick's day
  • Chicago
Everybody is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago

From Irish Dancers to the famous Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe band, along with hundreds of floats and bands participating in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, the event is sure to be a great  time. The parade starts at 12:15pm at Balbo and Columbus.   But, if you can’t attend that one, no worries. Chicago has […]

March 11, 2022

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