• Activities
Curling 101: An Introduction to the “Roaring Game”

This winter, Chicago has three bars with rooftop curling: Upstairs at the Gwen Hotel (River North), Stone’s Throw at the Emily Hotel (Fulton Market), and Harry Caray’s Tavern (Navy Pier). Another West Loop restaurant, Kaiser Tiger, has an indoor curling rink. Those looking to take lessons or join a league can check out the Chicago […]

January 25, 2024

  • Tours
  • Travel
Wichita: The Air Capital of the World With an Old West Heart

Along with our local partner, KAGW TV, eATLAS is proud to offer the Discover Wichita’s Old Town and Douglas Design Districts Adventure. This 10-stop scavenger hunt  explores the city’s rich history, cultural diversity, and artistic present. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) In 1863, two years after Kansas was admitted to the Union, a pioneer and trader […]

January 18, 2024

  • Iconic Chicago
Spirits of the Windy City: Is Chicago Haunted?

Even if you, as Ray Parker Jr. sang, “ain’t ‘fraid of no ghost,” you’ll still want to take eATLAS’ Spirits of the Windy City Adventure, which visits several of the places described below and others, and pairs them with nearby drinks for a fun and spooky night out. The pub crawl was created by Concierge […]

January 11, 2024

  • Iconic Chicago
How Chicago Became a Bootlegging Capital

Reading about Chicago’s history with alcohol is fun, but it’s much better to experience it. Local food historian Amy Bizzarri has two Chicago Cocktail Adventures for eATLAS that take you to some of the most legendary lounges in the Loop. Check out Part 1 and Part 2. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) In 1833, the year […]

January 4, 2024

  • City
“Paradise Under Glass”: Chicago’s Two Conservatories

The conservatories in Garfield and Lincoln Parks feature thousands of trees and plants from around the world in a serene, indoor setting. If you’re heading to Lincoln Park, we have two eATLAS Adventures to recommend: explore the park’s hidden gems or play our scavenger hunt of the zoo. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) Although the practice […]

December 28, 2023

  • Celebration
  • Culture
The Chicago Roots of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”

The tale of Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer has been loved throughout the world for generations. And it was created in Chicago, with the city even serving as inspiration for part of the story. For more holiday fun in the Windy City, take the Museum of Illusions’ Christmas Tree Adventure Scavenger Hunt or visit one of […]

December 21, 2023

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