Father's Day
  • Activities
  • Celebration
12 fun things to do with dad on Father’s Day

Celebrating Father’s Day can sometimes be a tricky proposition. Dads work so hard. Oftentimes the best thing to do is to give them full command of the remote control and let them sack out on the couch all day. But if you’re looking to honor him by taking him out somewhere, we’ve found 12 ideas around […]

June 16, 2022

Memorial Day
  • Celebration
Honoring Chicago’s Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

You can pay your respects in Memorial Day by visiting one of the many tributes to fallen soldiers throughout the Chicago area. Following the Civil War, towns across America began honoring those who gave their lives in the conflict by placing flowers on the soldiers’ graves. One of the first, Waterloo, N.Y., turned it into […]

May 27, 2022

Craft Beer Week
  • Celebration
  • Food
Illinois Craft Beer Week is here, ready to gulp some cold ones?

Beer lovers across Illinois will be able to enjoy their favorite beverage and also help small businesses during Illinois Craft Beer Week, which runs from May 13th– 20th, 2022. This special week is the work of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild, whose mission is to support “the development and expansion of the craft beer industry […]

May 12, 2022

Mother's Day Chicago
  • Celebration
  • Food
Treat Your Mom to a Special Mothers’ Day Brunch at One of These 12 Spots

Mothers’ Day is the one day each year where we force our mothers to stop focusing on us, and instead allow us to pamper them. For many, that means a lengthy, savory brunch. We’ve found 12 restaurants throughout the Chicago area to treat Mom this May 8. City Experiences If you’re looking to celebrate on […]

May 6, 2022

Cinco de mayo
  • Celebration
  • Food
Cinco de Mayo; a more intense Taco Tuesday

With Cinco de Mayo falling on a Thursday in 2022, why not have a second Taco Tuesday and celebrate at one of the many places in the Chicago area that have festivities planned? Following Mexico’s victory over the French on May 5 in the 1862 Battle of Puebla, President Benito Juarez declared that its anniversary […]

May 5, 2022

Flowers and Chicago skyline
  • Celebration
  • 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

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