Posts tagged "Chicago Halloween"

Your guide to a truly spooky Halloween

Your guide to a truly spooky Halloween
Happy Halloween! This is your last chance to scare the crap out of yourself before you’re forcefully immersed in holiday cheer. Fortunately, you have Chicago Quirk to help you make the most out of your Halloween night. The Northalsted Halloween Parade is a Chicago classic. Miss Foozie hosts the annual celebration that steps off from Halsted... Read more »

The best scares and screams this Halloween weekend

The best scares and screams this Halloween weekend
I have a confession to make: I’m actually hitting the bars tomorrow night. My dumb ass is going out with my younger sisters, in a costume. I’ll be the one in a Cookie Monster onesie surrounded by slutty Batgirls. But booze isn’t the only thing I’ll be taking advantage of. Here are some Halloween classics... Read more »

The best haunted house in Chicagoland: Screams in the Park AND Fear City

The best haunted house in Chicagoland: Screams in the Park AND Fear City
It’s the second annual haunted house week at Chicago Quirk! I’ve visited five different haunted houses this season, and every post this week will be dedicated to reviewing a different 2012 Chicagoland haunt….the best and the worst. I’ve been struggling with this for over a week, and I just can’t decide which haunted house is better,... Read more »
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13 Terrors on the Lake: The best park district haunted house EVER

13 Terrors on the Lake: The best park district haunted house EVER
It’s the second annual haunted house week at Chicago Quirk! I’ve visited five different haunted houses this season, and every post this week will be dedicated to reviewing a different 2012 Chicagoland haunt….the best and the worst. For the longest time I just assumed that since 13 Terrors was through the Chicago Park District it would... Read more »

Chicago Pumpkin Patches

Chicago Pumpkin Patches
Time to start thinking about pumpkin carving! While driving 45 minutes to a local pumpkin farm can be somewhat entertaining, it’s easier to head to your local park for some pseudo-suburban fun. The Chicago Park District is kicking off its pumpkin patches this weekend, letting Halloween revelers pick their personal favorite from a field of... Read more »

Get a jump start on your pumpkin picking this weekend

Get a jump start on your pumpkin picking this weekend
Uh-oh, it’s marathon weekend! I know it’s very inspiring and amazing that people train and push themselves to run the Chicago Marathon, but all I can think of is people cheering outside my window at 8:00 a.m. on a Sunday. I’m already in the Halloween spirit, and I’m going to be bringing you massive recommendations... Read more »
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Chicago's best haunted house is holding auditions

Chicago's best haunted house is holding auditions
Happy weekend! I haven’t been feeling so hot and can’t seem to come up with a witty weekend event guide introduction. Here are some events you should check out….because: Fall fashions are in full swing, crafty stores are already showing pumpkin decor, it’s time to face the music: fall is coming. Normally I would be... Read more »

How to enjoy Halloween weekend without getting hammered

How to enjoy Halloween weekend without getting hammered
Halloween weekend! Sure, you could go to a random bar party, pay $75 for well drinks and have someone dressed as Superman puke on you. Or, you could do something fun and creative this weekend! Leave it to the Everleigh Social Club to offer a full-frontal embrace to Halloween weekend with events on Friday, Saturday AND Sunday... Read more »

Last chance to see Ghostbusters on the big screen!

Last chance to see Ghostbusters on the big screen!
As much as I love a good horror movie, you can’t beat the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man reeking havoc in 1980′s New York. Tonight is your last chance to witness this cinematic treasure on the big screen as three Chicago theaters and hundreds of others around the country show the original Ghostbusters. The movie will be shown... Read more »
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Top 5 best topical Halloween costumes

Top 5 best topical Halloween costumes
You can only be a sexy (insert just about any profession or childhood character) for so many years. Let’s kick it up a notch and bring out the creativity in 2011. I’ve been looking in to this year’s top Halloween costume predictions, and here are my top picks: Pregnant Beyonce This is my favorite one for this... Read more »