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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 8:59pm

Make the mid week go by a little faster - stop by the Old Town School of Folk Music in Lincoln Square for World Music Wednesdays. The event has a $5 suggested donation and offers the opportunity to hear a lot of...

Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 9:45am

Since moving to Chicago, I've been doing a lot more reading - mostly during my 40 minute commute. One thing I've come to love is my local library branch, the <a href="http://www.thelocaltourist.com/...

Monday, August 3, 2009 - 12:18pm

I visited Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro for a friend's birthday this weekend - great experience, highly recommended! The Bistro has a great outdoor seating area, which was packed when we arrived at around...

Friday, July 31, 2009 - 9:35am

I'm not sure how they do it, but The Book Cellar in Lincoln Square somehow compiles a stock of books that are 100% interesting. You know how in some book stores there are entire sections you just skip over? Not...

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 - 9:24am

Cafeneo, a cute little coffee shop in the heart of Lincoln Square, recently switched to using Lavazza Coffee to make all their coffee drinks, and in conjunction with the change is offering 50% off all coffee drinks...

Monday, July 27, 2009 - 4:00pm

Head over to Bowman's Bar & Grill in North Center and enjoy $3 burgers and fries and $3 drafts every Monday night. Plenty of TVs, outdoor seating, and after a few beers, the idea of ordering their "...

Sunday, July 26, 2009 - 3:27pm

This weekend is the Chicago beach soccer tournament at Montrose Harbor. Won't lie - I wasn't aware of the existence of beach soccer until about 15 minutes ago, but it seems interesting enough - might head...

Saturday, July 25, 2009 - 2:00pm

Cinner's is tucked away on a quiet street in North Lincoln Square - it's one of those places that you probably wouldn't find if you weren't looking for it. They serve authentic Cincinnati-style...

Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 10:37am

While you're enjoying the <a href="http://www.thelocaltourist.com/blog/lincoln-square/free-music-lincoln-sq... music in Lincoln Square</a> tonight, head a block south from Giddings Square and stop...

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 8:04am

If you're tired of sitting around at home and looking for something fun (and free!) to do tomorrow night (7/23), head over to Lincoln Square for a night of free music. There's authentic German food - brats...

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 12:17pm

I'm Crystal and I'll be your Community Host for the Far North neighborhoods of Chicago - Lincoln Square, Andersonville, Edgewater, Uptown and Roscoe Village. There's so much going on in these...

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