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Last weekend was emotionally life-changing for me and I will never be the same. Nothing bad happened, but everything beautiful did.

Paul Taylor is one of the most acclaimed choreographers in American history, and you can experience his work on Mother's Day weekend.

Fidel Castro - Photo by Roberto Salas

Dine with famed Cuban photographer Roberto Salas at Rick Bayless' Cruz Blanca in anticipation of the exhibit of his work at the The Rangefinder Gallery.

Widely regarded as the most important American painting residing abroad, James McNeill Whistler’s Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1 (Portrait of The Artist’s Mother) returns to the Art Institute of Chicago for the first time in over 60 years.

Artango Bar and Steakhouse Cinco for Cinco Happy Hours

Argentine hot-spot Artango Bar and Steakhouse salutes its Latin American compadre this Cinco de Mayo, creating special Mexican-inspired food and drink options.

Chicago SummerDance

Put on your dancing shoes! Here's the complete Chicago SummerDance Schedule 2017.

New Spring Cherry Blossom Dessert at Strings Ramen

Cherry blossom season is in full bloom at Strings Ramen. Inspired by the Japanese spring tradition of celebrating the cherry blossom (Sakura), String Ramen has created a special dessert.

Arabian Nights Men

Aladdin the Hit Broadway Musical at the Cadillac Palace Theatre is spectacular, filled with opulence and show-stopping numbers.

Emerald Lake at Blue Jay Farm in Pulaski County, Missouri

Blue Jay Farm graciously hosted our visit. All opinions are mine, but they might have been slightly influenced by the goats.

Stars on Ice 2017

The 2017 Stars on Ice tour brings Olympic Gold Medalists Meryl Davis & Charlie White, Olympic Medalists Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold, and World Medalists Madison Chock & Evan Bates and newly crowned U.S. Men's and Women's National Champions Nathan Chen and Karen Chen to Allstate Arena.

, one of Chicago's biggest music festivals, just announced the first wave of their stellar l

The sushi donut has landed in Chicago at Miku Sushi in Lincoln Square. Miku Sushi is an amazing restaurant on Lincoln Ave offering a wide variety of dishes sure to please any diner. 

Millennium Park Summer Film Series

One of the most popular Chicago summer events, the Millennium Park Summer Film Series, returns with another stellar lineup.

We took a Kia Sorento on a 31-day, 6500 mile road trip and have decided it's the perfect road trip car. It handled everything we threw at it with ease.


If you've got cabin fever, what better way to cure it than with a visit to Adler Planetarium!

Free Outdoor Concerts

Plan your summer concert schedule with our calendar of free outdoor concerts in Chicago.

Grant Park Music Festival

The Grant Park Music Festival is a free summer concert series. This year it begins on Wednesday, June 14, with a performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

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