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Chicago Insider Michelle Fasano on dinner at Ada Street, jazz at the California Clipper and the rooftop at the Robey Hotel
Aug 01, 2018
The California Clipper is a speakeasy-style bar with live jazz music and a small dance floor. I feel transported to another time when I go...
Laughs with the ladies: Second City’s “She The People” is empowering entertainment, and the cast is fun to have cocktails with too
Mar 14, 2018
“I was so nervous getting up there. ... He said: ‘Carisa. This is the least important thing you will do today. Waking up in the morning...
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:...
Nov 28, 2017
We sat down with Holidazed & Confused director Tyler Samples to discuss why the holidays — and family — are so easy to make fun of. For...
Chicago first-date favorites: Looking for that ideal spot to make a first impression? We’ve got you covered
Oct 25, 2017
If you or your date believe a perfect night out should involve sipping whiskey in a Wisconsin lodge, then Frontier should be in your plans.
First Look review: Second City’s “She the People” is a reassuringly funny discussion about sexism and the world of women
Oct 11, 2017
This final sketch summed up the tone of She the People perfectly, recognizing the sexism that is rampant but defeating it with the honest...
The Big City Blog: City Winery’s river domes, Wicker Park-Bucktown fall dinner crawl, Nature Museum’s “Backyard Adventures” exhibit and more
Sep 25, 2017
City Winery Chicago will be offering “river dome” seating for dining guests who want to enjoy a view of the river and city skyline...
First Look review: Second City’s “Legendary Laughs” uses imaginative audience participation to create a hilarious night out
Mar 23, 2017
Legendary Laughs is an eclectic assortment of Second City improvisation and sketch comedy that assaults the audience with raw laughs and...
First Look review: Second City’s memorable new “Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno” takes accurate aim at the differences in us all
Jan 25, 2017
Sporting matching oversized plaid jackets, the brothers spouted off a cornucopia of birth control options they are hawking — some legit...
The Big City Blog: New happy hour specials at Ironside, cigars & scotch at The Redhead, “Baby Wants Candy” shifts to Second City and more
Jan 17, 2017
Rather than your typical intimate, candlelit dinner, this Valentine’s Day special invites guests to travel back in time to Chicago in...