Paper Machete band

The Green Mill is usually known for jazz, but its Saturday afternoon standby, Paper Machete, adds some much-needed humor to the local and national political, and pop culture scenes. Add in some music,...

Lion dance at Chinese New Year

Embed from Getty Images Chicago’s Chinese New Year just keeps growing, so your best bet to celebrate isn’t just in Chinatown. Be sure to stop by The Shops at North Bridge through March 1, ...

Flat Iron Chicago

The Flat Iron has been the epicenter of Wicker Park for years—and has played host to Liz Phair and Nelson Algren. Its artistic DNA continues with artists’ studios and, of course, First Fridays. ...

birthday deals

This will be the always-updated post of birthday deals! Whether your birthday’s next week or in another 364 days, good deals can be snagged with just a little effort. Below are favorites. Rememb...

Free movie screenings

It’s the holy grail as new movies keep getting more expensive: Seeing a new movie before it is released, for free. And surprisingly, it’s not that difficult to find them. Something to keep...

Winterdance chicago

Chase the chill away with an indoor, winter version of SummerDance, Chicago WinterDance 2016. You can be any age or skill level to participate, and dance lessons are free, followed by music and dancin...

Free Chicago museum days 2016

Save your money and enjoy a day out at a Chicago institution! Embed from Getty Images Free museum days for Illinois museums: Art Institute of Chicago Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is free ...

slow cooker chicken

It’s been a long day. Dinner has been the last thing on your mind, until you’re starving. What to do? I called on some Chicago blogger friends to share their best quick recipes. Even bette...

Free Chicago museum days 2016

Save your money and enjoy a day out at a Chicago institution! Embed from Getty Images Free museum days for Illinois museums: Art Institute of Chicago Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is free ...

Groupon Coupon

I love coupons, but hate looking for them. Even worse when they’re for products I don’t want, or stores I don’t shop. Enter Groupon Coupons, with an impressive array of deals that ar...

Free Chicago museum days 2016

View image | gettyimages.com If you’ve not yet seen the latest exhibits at Chicago’s museums, or have been waiting to purchase a yearly membership, there’s a new Chicago Museum Week ...

Lion dance at Chinese New Year

Embed from Getty Images Chicago’s Chinese New Year just keeps growing, so your best bet to celebrate isn’t just in Chinatown. Be sure to stop by The Shops at North Bridge through March 1, ...

Free movie screenings

It’s the holy grail as new movies keep getting more expensive: Seeing a new movie before it is released, for free. And surprisingly, it’s not that difficult to find them. Something to keep...

Paper Machete band

The Green Mill is usually known for jazz, but its Saturday afternoon standby, Paper Machete, adds some much-needed humor to the local and national political, and pop culture scenes. Add in some music,...

Lion dance at Chinese New Year

Embed from Getty Images Chicago’s Chinese New Year just keeps growing, so your best bet to celebrate isn’t just in Chinatown. Be sure to stop by The Shops at North Bridge through March 1, ...

birthday deals

This will be the always-updated post of birthday deals! Whether your birthday’s next week or in another 364 days, good deals can be snagged with just a little effort. Below are favorites. Rememb...

Free movie screenings

It’s the holy grail as new movies keep getting more expensive: Seeing a new movie before it is released, for free. And surprisingly, it’s not that difficult to find them. Something to keep...

Free Chicago museum days 2016

Save your money and enjoy a day out at a Chicago institution! Embed from Getty Images Free museum days for Illinois museums: Art Institute of Chicago Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is free ...

Chicago Dancing Festival

Eight seasons in, the Chicago Dancing Festival shows no signs of slowing down—and they have an amazing lineup this year, showcasing companies from across the country, and Chicago, too. You’ll ne...

Groupon Coupon

I love coupons, but hate looking for them. Even worse when they’re for products I don’t want, or stores I don’t shop. Enter Groupon Coupons, with an impressive array of deals that ar...

MCA

2016’s free Chicago museum days post is live! Don’t miss free days at Chicago’s world-class museums — a great way to show off the city to out-of-town friends, or just get out of the ...

Paper Machete band

The Green Mill is usually known for jazz, but its Saturday afternoon standby, Paper Machete, adds some much-needed humor to the local and national political, and pop culture scenes. Add in some music,...

Flat Iron Chicago

The Flat Iron has been the epicenter of Wicker Park for years—and has played host to Liz Phair and Nelson Algren. Its artistic DNA continues with artists’ studios and, of course, First Fridays. ...

Free movie screenings

It’s the holy grail as new movies keep getting more expensive: Seeing a new movie before it is released, for free. And surprisingly, it’s not that difficult to find them. Something to keep...

Winterdance chicago

Chase the chill away with an indoor, winter version of SummerDance, Chicago WinterDance 2016. You can be any age or skill level to participate, and dance lessons are free, followed by music and dancin...

Free Chicago museum days 2016

Save your money and enjoy a day out at a Chicago institution! Embed from Getty Images Free museum days for Illinois museums: Art Institute of Chicago Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is free ...

Free Chicago museum days 2016

View image | gettyimages.com If you’ve not yet seen the latest exhibits at Chicago’s museums, or have been waiting to purchase a yearly membership, there’s a new Chicago Museum Week ...

Groupon Coupon

I love coupons, but hate looking for them. Even worse when they’re for products I don’t want, or stores I don’t shop. Enter Groupon Coupons, with an impressive array of deals that ar...

View image | gettyimages.com Chances are, if you’ve gotten new goodies this holiday season, you’ve got a lot of stuff to toss, too. But rather than trash it (SO ecologically irresponsible,...

Chicago Bride Magazine is hosting a Bridal and Fashion Show Expo in October 2014.  Advance tickets are free, and must be reserved in advance.  [If not reserved in advance, tickets are $10 at the door....

Lion dance at Chinese New Year

Chicago’s Chinese New Year has always been a festive, fun (and usually frigid) way to bring in the new year. Finish it off with a stop for dim sum (Phoenix and Three Happiness are perennial pers...

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