Posts tagged "Movies in the Park"

The Bacon Takedown is probably going to take me down

The Bacon Takedown is probably going to take me down
Since bathing suit weather is officially over, and my cold weather wardrobe consists of flowy shirts and cardigans, there’s no reason why I can’t gorge myself at the bacon orgy I’m about to attend. Where will I be Sunday? At the 3rd annual Bacon Takedown. For $15 you can stuff yourself with an assortment of... Read more »

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 »

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 »
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This is why you should skip Naperville Ribfest

This is why you should skip Naperville Ribfest
The summer is in full swing, and there are rooftops to enjoy, festivals to attend, beaches to lay on. Now is the time to be selective with your time. Here’s a few suggestions for how enjoy what is hopefully a gorgeous weekend. Must See I admit that I’ve never been to the World’s Largest Block... Read more »

A Movie in the Park Must See: The Sandlot

A Movie in the Park Must See: The Sandlot
I always feel like Father’s Day weekend is full of barbecues and golf outings. And since I’m a good daughter, I’m venturing out to the ‘burbs to enjoy the breadsticks at the Schaumburg Olive Garden with my family. In case you’re sticking around the city, here are a few dos and don’ts for you: Must... 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 »
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Did you know the Wizard of Oz was written in Chicago?

Did you know the Wizard of Oz was written in Chicago?
I’ve always loved Oz Park, but it seems kind of random. Where did it get its name? Where did those Wizard of Oz character statues come from? Being the Chicago nerd that I am, I did some research and found out some very interesting facts for this week’s “Did You Know, Chicago?”. L. Frank Baum,... Read more »

Take the Soul Train into Labor Day

Take the Soul Train into Labor Day
As much as I love a three-day weekend, I can’t wrap my mind around the fact that this means the summer is over! In true Chicago Quirk style, you won’t find me at any lame Labor Day luaus or guzzling themed bar specials. Here’s what my weekend looks like: Grab your ‘fro pick and groove... Read more »