Sunday 17 December 2017
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Category: The Big City Blog

The Big City Blog: “Christmas Around the World” at the Museum of Science and Industry, sketch comedy at Stage 773 and “Men are from Mars” ticket deals

Complete with indoor snow falling every 30 minutes, this exhibit is perfect for patrons of all ages and filled with cultural celebrations...

The Big City Blog: I like going to concerts alone, and there’s nothing wrong with that

I once had a discussion with someone about which was stranger — going to the movie theater alone or going to a concert alone. The other...

The Big City Blog: When playing host in Chicago, how much can you pack into one weekend?

You can honestly lose a day at the Art Institute. Multiple days, really. The museum is just that vast and impressive.

The Big City Blog: Broadway in Chicago’s free summer concert, Bugapalooza, North Coast after parties and more

Come and enjoy the best of what Broadway in Chicago has to offer Aug. 15 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

The Big City Blog: Ramen in the summer? Absolutely, when it’s Furious Spoon in Wicker Park

The engaging atmosphere is cultivated by the savory scent of aromatic spices, fast service, communal tables and blaring hip-hop

The Big City Blog: Steppenwolf’s Front Bar, “Saved by the Bell” pop-up diner, Ravenswood On Tap beer fest and Lollapalooza aftershows

One of the most anticipated pop-up restaurants has arrived — Saved By The Max, a knockoff of the ’90s teen sitcom "Saved by the Bell."

The Big City Blog: A quick guide to Chicago’s biggest summer music festivals

Come feel the vibes with some of this year’s hottest electronic music, as more than 100 artists are set to perform on five stages.

The Big City Blog: Lincoln Park Zoo appeals to more than families this summer

The zoo has worked hard in recent years to create entertaining events for all ages.

The Big City Blog: A musical, deep dish and the Redhead Piano Bar — a very Chicago night on the town

Crime, deep-dish pizza and live blues and jazz: Can you think of three things more quintessentially Chicago?

The Big City Blog: The experience that is Pussy Huxtable’s Lip Sync and Dance Explosion

“It sounds easy, but have you ever tried to not move your body while listening to Donna Summer?” Ms. Huxtable challenged the audience....