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Category: The Big City Blog

The Big City Blog: From Christkindlmarket to Macy’s windows and Navy Pier’s Winter Wonderfest, here are the best Christmas and holiday activities around Chicago

The Christmas Around the World exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry features a four-story Grand Tree that is surrounded by a...

The Big City Blog: Jack’s Pumpkin Nights, Seadog haunted cruises and more Chicago Halloween fun

Jack’s Pumpkin Nights is the perfect blend of entertainment for the kids during the day and the adults (and a bit of a singles scene)...

The Big City Blog: Experience Art on theMART for an engaging, record-breaking exhibition

It's a curated series of digital artworks — utilizing 34 projectors and totaling nearly one million lumens — projected across 2.5 acres...

The Big City Blog: Barrel-aged beer festival, a 90210-themed pop-up bar and Picks n’ Treats at the Randolph Street Market

For the 16th year in a row, The Festival of Wood & Barrel-Aged Beer, North America’s largest barrel-aged beer festival and competition,...

The Big City Blog: Scoping out some of Chicago’s best fall color destinations

Perhaps the epicenter for taking in the colors of the season in Chicago is Lincoln Park, in all its tree-filled splendor, nestled in...

The Big City Blog: Tips on where to watch the Chicago Marathon Oct. 7

Visit ChicagoMarathon.com to download the spectator guide and Bank of America Chicago Marathon app, which includes important information...

The Big City Blog: The foodie paradise that is Chicago Gourmet runs Sept. 26-30

Chicago Gourmet has celebrity chefs headlining cooking demonstrations, an incredible lineup of food, wine, spirits and beer tastings, as...

The Big City Blog: “Tootsie,” the beloved hit movie, returns as a comedy musical at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

A beloved comedy from the silver screen has been revived as a musical and is in Chicago for a pre-Broadway run through Oct. 14.

The Big City Blog: The 60th annual Chicago Air and Water Show is Aug. 18-19 at North Avenue Beach

The Big City Blog: The 60th annual Chicago Air and Water Show is Aug. 18-19 at North Avenue Beach

The Big City Blog: A quick guide to surviving the craziness of Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza after-shows at dozens of venues around the city are a great late-night option to catch your favorite band or discover some new...