Art Institute of Chicago
  • Culture
  • Iconic Chicago
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
  • Celebration
  • 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

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
  • City
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

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