Tag: fun

Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles Stop in Chicago to Bring Holiday Cheer

This Friday, Dec. 5 the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are promoting  the release of their new movie (available now on Digital HD) arriving on Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™ and DVD December 16th, with free pizza at tourist hot spots (listed below). The gang will also be collecting new, unwrapped toys for the local Boys & Girls Club and... Read more »

The Grinch Hands Out Free Cupcakes at Sprinkles 11/19

 Get into the holiday cheer (in this case its also fine to be a Grinch) and stop by Sprinkles (50 E. Walton) Wednesday, Nov. 18 to meet the reclusive green Grinch. He’ll be behind the counter serving cupcakes from 3:30-4:30pm and the first 50 people in line wil receive a FREE Grinch Green Velvet cupcake.

5 Non-Profits Improving Quality of Life in Chicago

The season of giving is upon us which means everyone is more charitable! So what charity will you support this holiday season?  There are plenty of noble causes worth supporting but the five highlighted below were chosen because they are local to Chicago and their work is improving the city. They are driving tourism, innovation and... Read more »

Fashion Focus Chicago Kicks Off

Fashion Focus Chicago, Chicago’s version of Fashion Week, kicks off today, Oct. 15 and runs through Oct. 20. Click the link to see all the events happening around the city and make sure to head to Marshall Pierce & Company for Sparkle in the City, an event showcasing collections from 17 local Midwest jewelry designers. On Thursday, October 17,... Read more »

Chicago's Dinner Party Wants You

If you’re looking for something new to do in the city (or are new to the city), check out Blend. The unique networking event serves as a dinner party to meet new friends, exchange ideas and enjoy good food at hidden gems in the city. Each dinner is themed and located in a different restaurant... Read more »

'Sassy City chicks' Event Offers Local Designers at Discounted Prize, Plus Added Perks

Nothing about shopping excites me (97% of my shopping is done online). However, throw in free spa services like a manicure,  tanning, waxing, hair styling, along with a dj, drinks and sample sale pricing from local designers and now you’re getting somewhere. This is the premise of Sassy City Chicks, a shopping event held in 10 major... Read more »

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day with Chicago-themed Red Hots at Bull & Bear

Bull & Bear, 431 N. Wells, is getting into the spirit of National Hot Dog Day (July 23) by having Chef David Blonsky whip up Chicago-themed dogs for longer than 24 hours. Beginning today July 22, a different dressed dog will be available for the week at $9 a pop. The complete menu for the... Read more »

Groupon offers fancy dining at a discount through Reserve, here's who's participating in Chicago

Groupon is offering a solution for slow nights at high-end restaurants for its owners, and discounted rates to the diners who want to try them without breaking the bank, through Reserve. A select few in Chicago have had access to the service since May but it has since expanded to everyone in Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Los... Read more »

5 Things to do on Chicago rooftops besides eat and drink

1. Get married. Public Hotels (1301 N State Pkwy) rents its rooftop terrace for private parties and weddings.
Nice weather in Chicago has a short window of opportunity. However, that’s not preventing businesses from creating the space to host guests outdoors with the twinkling lights of the buildings as the backdrop. Guests eat and drink to hold their coveted spot on the decks, but there’s a whole new world of opportunity, if you... Read more »

Too lazy to do your errands? There's an app for that

Uber brought the masses on demand car service and excelled, even in Chicago where you can just step outside, raise your hand and have a line of cabs lined up. Exec is Uber for house cleaning and errands. Opening your home to a stranger is stressful enough and you don’t want to be worried all... Read more »