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Friday 15 November 2019
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Category: The Big City Blog

The Big City Blog: Buddy is back — The 82-year-old blues legend takes up annual January residency at Legends

Witnessing a one-of-a-kind show from a living legend in an intimate setting is something to brag about.

The Big City Blog: Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival — the quirky, hilarious, community experience runs Jan. 10-20 at Stage 773

The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, which debuted in 2002, is now the largest in the world, hosting more than 180 groups and putting on...

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.