Sunday events in Chicago's Northern Suburbs

Calling all North Shore residents and anyone who wants to escape the city this Sunday (February 24). There’s lots happening in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff–and it’s all about getting healthy. First Up… Winter Wellness Pop-up Start out at the Winter Wellness Pop-up for FREE Dailey Method classes + meditation workshop with Lululemon, gait analysis... Read more »

St Paddy's 5/8K Run & Walk kicks off the fun and run season in Chicago

St Paddy's 5/8K Run & Walk kicks off the fun and run season in Chicago
Irish or not–all are welcome–because on St. Patrick’s Day everyone is Irish   Finally the Festival Season is in view. We’re only one week out from March–and, in Chicago, St. Patrick’s celebrations go through out the whole month. One of the highly anticipated events is the St. Paddy’s Run/walk. This year’s 18th  annual St. Paddy’s 5... Read more »

Dear Evan Hansen to return to Chicago for 12-week run

Dear Evan Hansen to return to Chicago for 12-week run
The smash hit, Tony award winning Dear Evan Hansen that has been winning raves and playing to sold out audiences in Chicago at James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph (through March 10) will be coming back to Chicago for a longer stay in the summer of 2020. If you don’t want to pay $200 plus... Read more »
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Anna Karenina: A world premiere ballet at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre

Anna Karenina: A world premiere ballet at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre
Visionary choreographer Yuri Possokhov and an award-winning creative team  create a historic reimagining of Leo Tolstoy’s timeless classic A ballet in two acts, Anna Karenina centers on the tragic tale of a married aristocrat and her ongoing love triangle in Imperial Russia in a story that explores the complex politics of family, religion, morality and gender. The... Read more »

Hamilton The Exhibition brings alive the life and times of Alexander Hamilton

Hamilton The Exhibition brings alive the life and times of Alexander Hamilton
“Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story” Who was Alexander Hamilton? We think we know him through Lin Manuel-Miranda widely popular theatrical masterpiece Hamilton. And in many ways we do. But there’s more. The world-premiere of Hamilton: The Exhibition, opening April 27 in Chicago on Northerly Island, will shed a historic light on the man... Read more »

Escape to the tropics at the Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show

Escape to the tropics at the Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show
The  “In the Tropics Orchid Show”–now in its 5th year–opened Saturday at the Chicago Botanic Garden (through March 24). Perfect timing, again. Just about the time, Chicagoans have had it with the ice, the snow, the polar vortex, along comes the perfect escape. Step inside the Chicago Botanic Garden’s  Regenstein Center and you will find... Read more »
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Elektra at the Lyric Opera offers thrills and chills

Elektra at the Lyric Opera offers thrills and chills
The Trojan War began after Helen, sister-in-law of Mycenae’s King Agamemnon, eloped with Paris, Prince of Troy. Agamemnon, commander of the Greek forces, set off to reclaim Helen, sacrificing his daughter Iphigenia to ensure favorable winds for the journey. His traumatized wife Klytämnestra sought comfort in the arms of Agamemnon’s nephew, Aegisth (himself a child... Read more »

Three Chicago Hotels named in top 10 in USA

Three Chicago Hotels named in top 10 in USA
U.S. News & World Report today released its 2019 Best Hotel Rankings with The Peninsula Chicago and Four Seasons Hotel Chicago being named among the top five in the country. The U.S. News rankings are based on each hotel’s industry awards, its star rating (both 5-stars) and guest reviews. Across the USA the top five... Read more »

Chicago O'Hare named busiest airport in the United States

Chicago O'Hare named busiest airport in the United States
Chicago Serves More than 105 Million Travelers, Surpasses Atlanta as Busiest Airport in United States in 2018 New data from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), confirms Chicago-O’Hare has surpassed Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for most departures and arrivals in the nation. Up from third busiest airport in the United States in 2017, Chicago-O’Hare had a record-breaking 2018. According... Read more »
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List of Chicago museums and theaters closed Wednesday due to extreme cold

List of Chicago museums and theaters closed Wednesday due to extreme cold
With the City of Chicago facing record breaking low temperatures starting tonight, there are many closings, in addition to all CPS schools, for Wednesday, January 30, 2019. With the kids out of school, you may be thinking of taking them to a museum or show but check first as a lot are closing for the... Read more »