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Daphne by Dessa Kirk

Create your own sculpture tour!

Chicago has a lot of outdoor sculptures (which means large and FREE!).  There are the obvious:  the Bean, the Picasso in Daley Plaza, the lions in front of the Art Institute.  Then there are...

Paper Machete band

Paper Machete brings humor to Uptown revue

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, cabaret, puppetry...

I can't believe I happened on Rick Bayless' salsas. I've used these previously for some great meals.

A tiny Aldi trip: What you’ll find

I’ve been shopping at Aldi for a few years now, ever since they did a big expansion and added a ton of stores. Now, I’m wondering why more people aren’t shopping there all the...

recycling in chicago

Recycling in Chicago

Updated 2/2019. Hopefully you live in a building that recycles. However, if you live in a building that doesn’t, or you have something that is difficult to recycle (like old computers), it can be...

Lion dance at Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year in Chicago

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 February 17,...