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Filming in Chicago - 2012

Who's Filming in Chicago?

ChicagoEvery year film buffs in Chicago look forward to hearing or reading about what Hollywood backed film is coming to Chicago to use our lovely city as it's backdrop or, if we're lucky, the film will be...
Churri Burger at Everest Burger

Review of Everest Burger

Chicago Area, North Suburbs, Suburbs, IllinoisWhen you think of burgers you probably think of beef and grease. You may think of a burger joint as a place where the floors are sticky and your stomach feels like you just ate a brick. Everest...
Chicago Live! Up Comedy Club

Chicago Live! New Home at Second City's Up Comedy Club

Old TownEntertainment. Chicago History. Emerging Artists and Huge Stars. You can have them all, up close and personal, at the new season of CHICAGO LIVE! with my favorite master of ceremonies, WGN...

The Foreigner at Provision Theater

Have you ever overheard a conversation not meant for your ears and pretended you weren’t listening?  Imagine being mistaken for a foreigner who speaks no English, yet you do speak English and you...
Blizzard '67

Blizzard '67

ChicagoAs the blizzard of February 2010 fades into the past, and the winter of present seems to be eerily warm,  another storm is brewing.  Chicago Dramatists delivers a punch with a new play, Blizzard ’67...

Art & Wine Closeout Sales This Weekend

River North, West LoopWine for sale: The bad news is that Just Grapes is closing its doors on January 31. The good news is that they'll be continuing online, and between now and next Tuesday they've got some inventory to...

A Workshop For Everyone: The Artist's Way

Below is a past blog I did for The Artists' Way Class. Bodhi Spiritual Center is now having a new class to "Rekindling The Artist's Way" it runs Mondays, Oct. 15 to November 5 @ 6:30 -9:30p Cost is $...

The Trocks: Dude Looks Like a Lady

The Loop"Is this really happening?" The man sitting behind me at the Harris Theater, about 12 rows back from the stage, spent the first half-hour gawping incredulously to his friends, over and over, over the...

Chicago Hotels are Packaging Romance in the Windy City

Chicago, Grant Park | Museum Campus, The Loop, River NorthRomance is in the air. Valentine's Day is nearing and this year you want to do something really special for your loved one, but what? Some of downtown Chicago's best hotels are taking the guesswork...
#ChicagoLandmarks | The Rookery Building

#ChicagoLandmarks | The Rookery Building

The LoopTucked along the LaSalle Street "canyon" sits The Rookery Building (209 South LaSalle Street).  Constructed in 1888 by Chicago architectural firm, Burnham and Root, The Rookery stands 12 stories tall...

ChiliFest at Rockit is Back!

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to one of the best weeks of the year, ChiliFest at Rockit. In its fourth year running, ChiliFest is when Rockit's chefs increase the intensity of everything you love...
Clown Fish at the Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium Closed January 23 & 24, Free 25 - 28

Grant Park | Museum CampusThe Shedd Aquarium is closed today and tomorrow. They're working on some special projects, training staff, and attending to maintenance. They'll reopen on Wednesday, and admission from then through...
Guests at AlphaBeer V

AlphaBeer VII is SOLD OUT

ChicagoAlphaBeer VII is now SOLD OUT! But, you can get on our waitlist in case any spots open up. You can also request to be notified of future events so you don't miss out on the next round! To get on our...
Crisp_wing

Review of Crisp

Boys Town, Chicago, IllinoisI love chicken wings! You love chicken wings! Everyone love’s chicken wings! But have you ever tried Korean chicken wings? If your experience is only from you local sports bar then you are missing...

Broadway in Chicago's Come Fly Away — Sinatra Gets Down and Dirty!

DowntownEver since my high-school boyfriend included "I've Got the World on a String" on a mix CD he made me, I've been a fan of Frank Sinatra's music. Something about it — the blare of the big band, the...

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