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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.

Chicago Cocktail Social

Green Curtain Events is proud to announce the 4th Annual Chicago Cocktail Social.

Chicago Gospel Music Festival

The Chicago Gospel Music Festival returns for its 32nd year this summer. Taking place on June 2 and 3, this year's festival headliners include The Rance Allen Group, Jonathan McReynolds with special guests Anthony Brown & Travis Greene, Vashawn Mitchell, and many more.

Day 2 began early. It was still pitch black outside and roosters were crowing as I made a pot of coffee and began reading the guest book.

One of my favorite annual culinary events is an epic competition called .

It was Day 1 and we were already behind schedule. We had just pulled out of

If you have a serious appetite, if you are serious about food, and if you are seriously hungry, look no further than the brand-new

Imperial Lamian Beef Fried Lamian - Wok fried hand pulled noodles, NY Strip, mixed bell peppers, soy sauce

We're all about Imperial Lamian right now, and for good reason.

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