Posts tagged "Chicago events"

Wine, S'mores, Fire....and Girl Scouts this Friday

Wine, S'mores, Fire....and Girl Scouts this Friday
I was an 18-year-old Girl Scout. I’m not ashamed to admit it. Us ladies of Troop 678 had been camping and selling cookies since we were little kids, and as we got older we met once a month and planned fun activities. People used to make fun of us…. that is, until we took 10... Read more »

Chicago's Most Over and Underrated Restaurants

Chicago's Most Over and Underrated Restaurants
I recently read an article by Chicago Foodies listing their most over and underrated restaurants in the city. The one thing we agree on is that RPM Italian is not all it’s cracked up to be. (Not everything the Melman’s touch is amazing.) Overrated Glazed & Infused I’m so glad doughnuts have replaced cupcakes as... Read more »

Free wine and cheese this weekend! Tons of it!

Free wine and cheese this weekend! Tons of it!
Dare I say it……I think spring is here! This exceptionally long winter, along with being uprooted from East Lakeview and moving to Wicker Park, has left me a little less quirky than normal. But I think a few sunny days will perk me right up! Here are a few of the fun activities happening this... Read more »
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Switch up your Valentine's Day with massacre reenactments and burlesque

Switch up your Valentine's Day with massacre reenactments and burlesque
Let’s all be honest, Valentine’s Day is lame. My husband and I have been together for over 10 years, and I never want anything to do with this fake “holiday.” However, it is an excuse to go out and experience more of the quirky activities Chicago has to offer. How about some blood with your... Read more »

Check out this weekend's Sh*t Show

Check out this weekend's Sh*t Show
Happy weekend! Snow! I never thought I’d be one of those annoying “YAY IT’S SNOWING” people, but I missed it! As of right now it’s supposed to snow on Sunday, but who knows! Regardless, here are a few activities happening this weekend: Looking for a laugh? Check out¬†The Shit Show¬†tonight at 8:30 p.m. This comedy... Read more »

Take off your pants and ride the EL on Sunday.

Take off your pants and ride the EL on Sunday.
If you’re riding the “L” on Sunday, you may find yourself surrounded by pants-less riders. Why? The 12th Annual No Pants Subway Ride takes place around the world, encouraging lovers of fun to drop their drawers and take a ride. If you want to participate in the Chicago edition, meet at 1210 W Arthur, right... Read more »
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Have a happy holiday with these Chicago events

Have a happy holiday with these Chicago events
Christmas is upon us, and so is spending massive amounts of time with family. Whether you’re looking for a quick holiday distraction or you’re a Jewish Chicagoan with nothing to do over the next few days, here are a few Christmas Eve and Christmas Day events around our fair city. Need a little help with... Read more »

See the Aurora Borealis without leaving Chicago

See the Aurora Borealis without leaving Chicago
Oh look! We’re all still here! Since I’m sure you were very scared and thus did not make plans for the weekend, your favorite Chicago Quirk has a line-up of fantastic activities taking place in post-apocalyptic Chicago. Need to get the Christmas spirit to pistol whip you across the face? The Music Box Theatre is... Read more »

Your Chicago Hanukkah 2012 celebration guide

Your Chicago Hanukkah 2012 celebration guide
Hanukkah, oh Hanukkah is here! When the sun goes down on Saturday evening, Jews around the world will light the first candle on the menorah. It’s a great tradition, but, let’s face it, that takes about two minutes. (Well, technically an hour or so since you have to wait for the candles to burn down.)... Read more »
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Kick off December with a Britney Spears drag queen brunch

Kick off December with a Britney Spears drag queen brunch
I usually hate the cold this time of year, but does anyone else find it slightly alarming that it’s going to be 60 degrees this weekend? It doesn’t really match with the pretty holidays lights all over the city. Well, at least I haven’t had to break out winter slush boots yet. I’m trying to... Read more »