Posts tagged "Chicago holiday events"

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 »

The Chicago Food Film Festival: eat what you see on the screen!

The Chicago Food Film Festival: eat what you see on the screen!
Whatever you do, stay away from downtown tomorrow; The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival is coming. Yes, I know it’s a very cute tradition, but hordes of tourists ramming passersby with strollers and diaper bags sounds like my nightmare. If you must go, Bar Toma has opened up its heated patio to let festival goers watch... Read more »
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The raciest craft fair you've ever been to...

The raciest craft fair you've ever been to...
It’s after Halloween which means retailers across the country have already dusted off the Christmas trees and stuck them right in the middle of every mall. Giuliana and Bill Rancic are even lighting the Marshall Field’s Macy’s on State Street Christmas Tree tomorrow. I’m taking a stand and will not be introducing holiday events until... Read more »