Thanksgiving in Chicago

Thanksgiving in Chicago

Before you tuck in for dinner, join Chicagoans from all over the city at the 41st Annual Art Van Turkey Trot! Presented by Byline Bank, the Turkey Trot will feature a 5k and 8k, and a Plymouth Rock Ramble for the kids, and all of its proceeds support the Greater...
The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

What once began as simple tree decorations fifty years ago to signal the start of the holiday season has since developed into something truly spectacular! The 2018 Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, sponsored by BMO Harris Bank, begins at 4 pm on Friday, November 16,....
Halloween in Chicago

Halloween in Chicago

Halloween is a fun night for all, no matter what age, and Halloween in Chicago is no exception! From bar-hopping to kid-friendly activities, Gold Coast doesn’t hold back.   Some of the city’s most notable bars take part in sponsoring elaborate costume contests,...
Chicago Shows Filmed on Location

Chicago Shows Filmed on Location

Pop culture enthusiasts everywhere know that there are plenty of movies and television shows set in Chicago. It’s a large metropolitan area with lots of history, culture, and noteworthy architecture, which makes it the perfect filming location for so many series like...
3 Historical Gems in Gold Coast, Part 2

3 Historical Gems in Gold Coast, Part 2

The Newberry Library If you like history and you like books, the Newberry Library is the place to be. The Newberry Library has operated as an independent research library since 1887, and has since collected an extensive array of rare books, maps, manuscripts, and even...