Posts in category "Uncategorized"
Brrrrr! It’s getting cold here in Chicago! But don’t worry, there are still tons of places you can go for free this December to warm up! Not having to pay that gas bill will be nice for a change. The Garfield Park Conservatory- a little piece of summer in the middle of the snow-covered city!... Read more »
Summer is coming and Chicago parents are preparing themselves for a long summer break of hanging out with their kids. If you feel ill-equipped, don’t fret. Chicago has more than enough things to do with your kids that they won’t even have time to watch t.v. or pick up the game controller. In a nation... Read more »
Yay! Spring is here and Summer is just around the corner! It’s time to start planning your summer- are you going on a cruise? Are you going to travel across the country or bike through Europe? How about a trip to Hawaii, or Italy, or Austria? If you are, I’ll admit I’m jealous. I... Read more »
How do you find the perfect place to eat, explore, peruse, or try if every time you go to search those for things, you get bombarded by advertisements, tourist websites, and useless information? When I sit down at my computer in attempt to find that next exciting place to discover, I can’t just type “What... Read more »
One thing I know about Chicago; as soon as St. Pattie’s Day rolls around, Chicago floods with tourists. The majority of the camera-toting, skyscraper-staring, picture-taking crowd can be spotted from a mile (or two) away. Mostly they obediently stick to the tourism bubble Chicago has set up around it’s tourist-designated attractions- State Street, Magnificent Mile,... Read more »
Another find in the search of free Chicago museums- the National Museum of Mexican Art, right off of the 18th St stop of the CTA Pink Line! Located in the Pilsen neighborhood, the National Museum of Mexican Art is the first Latin museum to be accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is filled... Read more »
The CTA is Chicago’s way of transportation to wherever its heart desires. When I arrived to Chicago, I marveled at how unbelievably accessible it was! I loved the idea of hopping onto the train and being whisked away somewhere different. Granted, the CTA is not always a Chicagoan’s best friend. There are times it whisks,... Read more »