Posts tagged "Chicago book fair"

A book lover's Nirvana

A book lover's Nirvana
Every summer I seem to forgo anything cultural and proceed to stuff my face with delicious food festival creations. (And by creations, I mean deep fried Snickers bars.)  But since Chicago Quirk readers are the epitome of cultural sophistication, I figured I’d give you a few fancy but still quirky events happening this weekend to... Read more »

The Two Best Festivals Take Place This Weekend

The Two Best Festivals Take Place This Weekend
I have an incredible dilemma this weekend: all of my favorite summer festivals take place in the next two days, and the only time I’m free is after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. Therefore, you’re going to have to visit my favorites for me. First on my list is the greatest festival to take place all... Read more »

Zombies are taking over Andersonville

Zombies are taking over Andersonville
I’ll tell you, I’m starting to get nervous for NATO. I work in the Federal District, and I’m starting to read about security sweeps and increased police presence starting as early as next week. I don’t know how I’m going to get to work that week, but expect my posts to take an angry tone.... Read more »
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It's a "Taste of Grease and Classic Movies" Kind of Weekend

It's a "Taste of Grease and Classic Movies" Kind of Weekend
Happy Friday! I can’t seem to wrap my mind around the fact that it’s pretty much August. (Especially because I’m not terribly pleased with turning 27 next month.) That just means we have to make the most out of the rest of the summer! Here are a few weekend suggestions for ya: I’m sure you’ve heard of... Read more »

A Book Lover's Nirvana

A Book Lover's Nirvana
You can throw as many e-readers as you want at me, but I’ll never give up on real live books. I won’t preach at you about how, as Border’s crashes and burns, we need to support the written word (WE DO!) – instead, I’ll tell you about an awesome place where you can buy books... Read more »