Posts in category "Winter"

Don't waste your money on Skating in the Sky

Don't waste your money on Skating in the Sky
A few weeks ago I recommended visiting Skating in the Sky at the Hancock Building. I’d like to recant that recommendation. Do NOT waste your money on this experience. I visited the rink this past Sunday, and I was shockingly dissapointed. I am horrible at visualising size. When my husband said he was buying a... Read more »

Your chance to skate 1,000 feet in the air!

Your chance to skate 1,000 feet in the air!
After New Years we move into the most depressing time of year: a guaranteed four more months of winter. (And since it’s Chicago, it could be longer.) Time to start thinking up those fool-proof cold weather pick-me-ups to stave off seasonal affective disorder. I’m eagerly anticipating the second annual John Hancock Building Skating in the Sky. From January... Read more »

Christkindl Market & Tree Lighting Today

Christkindl Market & Tree Lighting Today
Leave it to Chicago to have an outdoor market in the middle of November. Today marks the opening of the city’s annual Christkindl Market and Daley Plaza tree lighting. Based on the Nuremburg Christmas market that dates back to the 1500s, the plaza is turned into an old world village with little shops selling crafts,... Read more »
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Chicago's Best Ice Skating Rinks

Chicago's Best Ice Skating Rinks
I love love love ice skating, and I’m so excited that this weekend marks the opening of the Chicago Park District’s ice rinks. I didn’t realize just how many ice rinks there are throughout the city! So, if you’re looking for a little exercise to work off the turkey, or the Black Friday shopping adrenaline rush, check out one... Read more »