Posts tagged "things to do"

Chicago's Female Entrepreneurs Bring "Snow White's Happy Apple" Feminist Message to Life w/Pop-Up Event

Vanille Chicago, a female-owned bakery in Chicago, will be transformed into Snow White’s Happy Apple bringing to life one of the storylines from the book series “Princesses with a Twist.” The books imagine what happens after ‘happily ever after,’ and in one of them, Snow White overcomes her fear of apples to open and run... Read more »

Help Build a Food Museum In Chicago

Chicago’s food scene continues to grow. First the James Beard awards and now, a food museum? That’s exactly what Kyle Joseph, founder of Foodseum, plans to do, with the support of the city’s top chefs. Foodseum is a registered non-profit whose mission is to educate, celebrate and inspire through food. The permanent space is set... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Waterwalk Partners With W Hotels To Bring Clean Water To India

Want to make a difference but can’t afford to donate money? Than just take a short walk at the W on Monday, Sept. 16 2013 and the hotel will donate $45 to bring one person clean water in Orissa, India. The catch? You’ll have to carry two 40-pound yellow jerry cans for a fraction of... 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 »

Get Some Back To School Swag With Frankie's On The Park

As a kid, the silver lining of summer coming to a close was the back to school shopping. The shop owners of Frankie’s on the Park, 2322 N. Clark St. were probably once kids too and they’re holding a shopping event with Teen Vogue to get the kiddies amped up for school. Pop into the store... 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 »

Untitled unleashes 'Unbridled'

If you’ve never been to Untitled, you’re missing out. The beautiful space makes you feel as if you’ve been transported to the era of speakeasys. The exception is, instead of an old-timey feel, it’s glamorous and cosmopolitan. So if you have yet to visit (or have and need an excuse to go back), go this Thursday... Read more »

Cold and Snow Means Nothing in Chicago

  Winter has finally arrived in Chicago. It’s snowy, slush and cold…but you still want to go out! So hit up the Blackboard Affair tonight! Tickets are still available and it benefits a great cause. It’s the annual fundraising event for the Associates Board of Working in the Schools (WITS). Proceeds from the Blackboard Affair support WITS’ Saturday... Read more »