Category: Free Bee

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...

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,...

birthday deals

My favorite birthday deals and freebies

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. Remember to use...

Free Chicago museum days 2016

Free Illinois museum days

Check out the Thriftista calendar (top left) for more free museum and cultural events. Free museum days for Illinois museums: Chicago Children’s Museum – Free admission for kids 15 and under. First Sunday of every month,...