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Category: The Big City Blog

The Big City Blog: Chicago Restaurant Week, the city-wide culinary celebration, runs Jan. 24-Feb. 9 with a variety of affordable prix-fixe opportunities

It’s time for Chicago’s annual foodie frenzy. Yes, that special time of year, where you get to treat your taste buds like royalty...

Big City Blog: One of a Kind Show — This biannual shopping extravaganza hosts its holiday showcase at The Mart Dec. 5-8

Just in time for the holidays, the One of a Kind Show, held two times per year, features handmade items from more than 600 talented...

The Big City Blog: The Festival of Wood & Barrel-Aged Beer is happening in Chicago Nov. 8-9

FOBAB guests can expect more than 200 craft breweries from coast to coast, pouring 400 of their rarest, most exclusive wood- and...

The Big City Blog: Lincoln Park Zoo’s Fall Fest, Jack’s Pumpkin Nights pop-up, and Pier Pumpkin Lights at Navy Pier

A regular staple for loads of fall harvest fun every October in Chicago is Lincoln Park Zoo’s Fall Fest, a free, family friendly...

The Big City Blog: Open House Chicago is an annual festival offering a glimpse inside more than 350 Chicago buildings Oct. 19-20

Open House Chicago is a unique public festival that gets you access to many of the city’s architectural gems from downtown to the outer...

The Big City Blog: Chicago Gourmet is an annual culinary tour de force that celebrates the city’s globally recognized food scene Sept. 24-29

By Trent Modglin Photos courtesy of Chicago Gourmet Originally founded by the Illinois Restaurant Association, the annual Chicago Gourmet...

The Big City Blog: Andersonville Arts Week + Fest means four days of fun, culture, food and all kinds of art Sept. 19-22

The Big City Blog: Andersonville Arts Week + Fest means four days of fun, culture, food and all kinds of art Sept. 19-22

The Big City Blog: Prost! It’s time to celebrate Oktoberfest around Chicago

Revolution Brewery, one of Chicago’s most popular craft beer producers, turns Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square into a block’s worth of...

The Big City Blog: Where to watch and what to expect at the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show Aug. 17-18

An estimated 2.2 million people visit our Lake Michigan shoreline each August to witness jaw-dropping maneuvers and daredevil thrills in...

The Big City Blog: Four Friday Night Flights beer tastings remain this summer, including July 26 in Ravenswood

Friday Night Flights, now in its third year, is a series that showcases the city’s incredible local craft brewery scene