Category: The Big City Blog
The Big City Blog: We’ve got plenty of suggestions on how to do it up right for St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago
Mar 14, 2018
Going green: We've got suggestions on how to do it up right for St. Patrick's Day in Chicago
The Big City Blog: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Carnivale and Second City — how I spent a chilly day in Chicago
Mar 10, 2018
Instead of grabbing a bite at some common eatery, go explore your culinary boundaries at one of Chicago’s most eccentric restaurants:...
Feb 25, 2018
“What’s Portillo’s?” I asked aloud. Gasps and screams filled the room. It seemed as though I had committed some irreparable sin.
Feb 13, 2018
We’re talking more than one million square feet of exhibit space, where visitors will find more than 1000 vehicles from 36 different...
Feb 11, 2018
After seeing pop-punk band Can’t Swim open for Have Mercy at Subterranean a few months ago, it won’t surprise me to see them blow up on...
Jan 28, 2018
The 11th annual culinary celebration that is Chicago Restaurant Week returns from Jan. 26-Feb. 8 with two weeks of dining deals sure to get...
The Big City Blog: Bar Roma’s Chef’s Table dinner, new bird exhibit at Notebaert Nature Museum, “skinny sips” at Cantina Laredo and more
Jan 16, 2018
The Notebaert Nature Museum's new exhibit aims to introduce the public to some of the world’s most exotic and fascinating birds by...
Jan 10, 2018
“(Zanies) is tight and traps the energy of the crowd. That little room literally shakes with laughter most nights. It’s magic.”
The Big City Blog: Still feeling the Christmas spirit after the fact? Check out these extended holiday activities and exhibits
Dec 30, 2017
ZooLights includes lights synchronized to holiday music, animal-shaped yard decorations and activities like trains, a Ferris wheel and...
Dec 14, 2017
The Field Museum’s "Free Days" are back in 2018. This includes an entire month of free basic admission for Illinois residents during Free...