Posts tagged "Daley Plaza"

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 »

What does the Picasso look like to you?

What does the Picasso look like to you?
I recently got into a discussion with a co-worker of mine who claimed to know outright that the Picasso sculpture in Daley Plaza is a portrait of the artist’s dog. Now, I had never heard that before, and I figured this would be a common known fact if it was true. Being the ass that... Read more »

Your Christmas weekend activities

Your Christmas weekend activities
You can imagine that this weekend’s activities are pretty slim. I’ll actually be spending most of my weekend out in the suburbs with family, eating and drinking myself into a holiday stupor. As I mentioned a few days ago, Christmas Eve means a night on the town for the Jews. There are tons of high-profile parties... Read more »
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Christkindl Market & Tree Lighting Today

Christkindl Market & Tree Lighting Today
Leave it to Chicago to have an outdoor market in the middle of November. Today marks the opening of the city’s annual Christkindl Market and Daley Plaza tree lighting. Based on the Nuremburg Christmas market that dates back to the 1500s, the plaza is turned into an old world village with little shops selling crafts,... Read more »

Rocky Mountain High

Chicago Quirk is going on a little vacay this week to Colorado for a family reunion. I’m super excited for the trip, minus the part about me being plunked in a raft and sent through some raging rapids. I’d rather ride in the back of the bus during pot hole season. Since I won’t be... Read more »