Posts tagged "Randolph Street Market"

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 »

A book lover's Nirvana

A book lover's Nirvana
Every summer I seem to forgo anything cultural and proceed to stuff my face with delicious food festival creations. (And by creations, I mean deep fried Snickers bars.)  But since Chicago Quirk readers are the epitome of cultural sophistication, I figured I’d give you a few fancy but still quirky events happening this weekend to... Read more »

Be a part of the world's largest ukulele lesson

Be a part of the world's largest ukulele lesson
After being a ChicagoNow blogger for almost a  year (next month!) I JUST NOW figured out how to schedule posts to publish at a certain day and time. Why is this relevant? Because right now I’m on a plant to L.A. I’m bummed I’m going to miss out on the fabulous Memorial Day happenings but... Read more »
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How can you get involved on Earth Day?

How can you get involved on Earth Day?
It’s time to go green, people. It’s Earth Day weekend, so that means fewer four-block cab trips and a little more clean-up. We may not be surrounded by nature in the city, but there are still plenty of opportunities to tidy the few patches of natural Earth we have. Take part in Chicago’s Citywide Clean... Read more »

Largest toy and game fair hits Chicago this weekend

Largest toy and game fair hits Chicago this weekend
There’s no denying it. The Christmas trees are up. The Lite 93.9 has switched over to Christmas music. (Which means I have removed it from my car radio pre-set buttons.) It’s the holiday season. Embrace your inner child at the largest toy and game fair in the country this weekend. The Chicago Toy & Game Fair... Read more »

The Best Chicago Fall Festivals

The Best Chicago Fall Festivals
Happy first day of fall! Chicago Quirk isn’t feeling so hot today, so we’re going to skip the flair and give you the best of the weekend: The Randolph Street Market is winding down for the season, and this weekend’s market is the last general market this year. (Next month’s is Modern Vintage Chicago and November is the... Read more »
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Food truck spectacular and Super Nanny casting calls...Just a typical Chicago weekend

Food truck spectacular and Super Nanny casting calls...Just a typical Chicago weekend
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend in Chicago! I plan to be outside every moment I can….except for the couple of hours I’m spending at the Kohler Spa in Burr Ridge. So excited! I’m also excited for: I can’t get enough of the food truck scene, which is why I think the Food Truck... Read more »