Posts tagged "Chicago summer"

Celebrate the art of the striptease

Celebrate the art of the striptease
We have a good variety of activities happening around the city, and since we’re all used to 105 degree weather, 90 degrees won’t feel so bad. (I’m going to be honest, 80 degrees felt a little cool to me at first.) Here’s you’re very quirky events to consider penciling in to to your weekend schedule.... Read more »

Your Taste of Chicago survival guide

Your Taste of Chicago survival guide
The famous Taste of Chicago kicks off tomorrow, and I don’t know about you, but I’m having a hard time keeping all the new details straight. So, it’s shorter now – taking place July 11 through 15 – and has fewer restaurants. But some of them are pop-up. And you can buy stuff on Groupon,... Read more »

Calling all geeks!! The Renaissance Faire starts Saturday!

Calling all geeks!! The Renaissance Faire starts Saturday!
Sure, there are tons of things you could do this weekend, but the real glory is that the Bristol Renaissance Faire opens Saturday!! I can’t tell you how many weekends I spent there in high school. Okay, every weekend. In my multiple Renaissance costumes. (Go figure, wasn’t the most popular Quirk in high school. Remember,... Read more »
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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 »

Start planning for Movies in the Park

Start planning for Movies in the Park
It’s officially summer in the city; the Chicago Park District just released the 2012 movies in the park schedule. I’m so psyched. I always felt like Movies in the Park was one of the most underrated Chicago events. A) You get to see great movies. B)It’s free. C) Picnic! (And if you accidentally pack one... Read more »