Posts tagged "Chicago"

Chicago artist Jim Bachor turns street potholes into works of mosaic art

We’re in the middle of winter here in Chicago, and with the snow, cold and slush comes the inevitable potholes. Yes, everyone who survived last year’s polar vortex knows that once the snow, cold and slush are gone, we’re left with potholes. And, lots of them. In fact, last year, at the end of January,... Read more »

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - December 19, 20 and 21, 2014

Here are the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – December 19, 20 and 21, 2014: 1. Pre-Kwanzaa Holiday Market and Celebration Harris Park 6200 S. Drexel Ave. (Woodlawn) Friday, December 19, 4 – 8 pm Saturday, December 20, 10 am – 7 pm Free admission Kwanzaa starts on Friday, December... Read more »

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - December 12, 13 and 14, 2014

Here are the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – December 12, 13 and 14, 2014: 1. St. Lucia Celebration at Daley Plaza Daley Plaza 50 W. Washington St. (Loop) Friday, December 12, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Free admission On Friday, Chicagoans can come out to Daley Plaza to choose our... Read more »
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Chicago's top chefs take guests on a French culinary journey at Passport to France

To many of us, the third Thursday of November marks the release of the year’s Beaujolais Nouveau. Across the globe, people get together to grab a glass and celebrate the vin premier. But, to me, the third Thursday of November isn’t just about the release of a new wine. Rather, it’s a global celebration of French food, wine and culture. And, that’s why I... Read more »

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - November 21, 22 and 23, 2014

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – November 21, 22 and 23, 2014. 1. Christkindlmarket Chicago Daley Plaza 50 W. Washington St. (Loop) Friday, November 21 – Monday, December 24 See website for hours Free admission The Christkindlmarket Chicago officially opens for the... Read more »

10 ways to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend with your family in Chicago

With Chicago thermometers only reaching the 20s and 30s in early November, it’s beginning to feel more and more like the holidays. And, I’m all for making the most of the holiday feeling. That’s why I’m gearing up for the next big holiday to come our way – Thanksgiving. Even with the ever-present chance of... Read more »
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Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - November 14, 15 and 16

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – November 14, 15 and 16. 1. Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light Exhibit The Museum of Science and Industry 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr. (Hyde Park) Thurs., Nov. 13, 2014 – Sun., Jan. 4,... Read more »

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago - November 8 and 9

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – November 7, 8 and 9. 1. Lycée Francais de Chicago Fall French Market Lycée Francais de Chicago 550 W. Irving Park (Buena Park) Saturday, November 8, 10 am – 5 pm Sunday, November 9, 11 am... Read more »

Global desserts: Spanish churros

The other weekend, my husband and I lured our sons out of the warm comfort of their beds with one singular temptation – churros. We had our sights set on spending the afternoon in Pilsen, taking advantage of the Chicago neighborhood’s annual art gallery walk. But, before we did, we knew we had to make sure our two young sons... Read more »
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Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago - November 1 and 2

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – November 1 and 2: 1. Chicago International Children’s Film Festival Five venues across Chicago Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2 $9 for adults, $6 for kids ages 2 – 18 (Family passes are available for $40) The... Read more »