Archive for January 2015

Valentines Day 2015: Events With Heart

Valentines Day 2015: Events With Heart
Pretty much everyone, everywhere is having Valentine specials. With Valentines day arriving on the heels of Chicago Restaurant Week (January 30 through February 12) you shouldn’t have to break the bank to show your love. Show Me Chicago is rolling out our Valentine 2015 menu which includes some sweet ideas for restaurants, overnights, massages and... Read more »

Firecakes Donuts Launches Food Truck in Chicago

Firecakes Donuts Launches Food Truck in Chicago
Food trucks are finally on a roll—or a bun, tortilla, and even between fried green plantains—in Chicago after a rocky start. Chicago, which historically had prohibited food trucks from cooking on board and took a big brother attitude when it came to where they were allowed has finally loosened its grip on the popular trucks... Read more »

Free Chicago: Explore Chicago's Arts, Culture and Entertainment on the Cheap

Free Chicago: Explore Chicago's Arts, Culture and Entertainment on the Cheap
Living in Chicago has its perks. There is fabulous theatre, arts, entertainment and more.   A real budget-buster, you might think. But it doesn’t have to be. Some of the best of Chicago is free. Where’s the world’s largest Tiffiany Dome? If you answered Chicago, you are right. What’s the price of admission, to see it... Read more »
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Ideal Home Show McCormick Place: Latest Trends in Home Design

Ideal Home Show McCormick Place: Latest Trends in Home Design
A new show is coming to town. The Ideal Home Show Chicago comes to McCormick Place this weekend with a bevy of ideas, trends and inspiration to help you make your home sweet home a sweeter place. The three-day show from January 23 through January 25 offers a one-stop venue to see and learn about... Read more »

STOMP Review at Chicago Bank of America Theatre

STOMP Review at Chicago Bank of America Theatre
Although not a word was spoken on stage at the Chicago opening of STOMP—this compelling piece of theatre was heard loud and clear vibrating all the way to the rafters in the 100-year plus Bank of America Theater building. It’s no surprise that this masterpiece of percussion, rhythm, sound and choreography still captivates audiences after... Read more »

Chicago Winter Festival Calendar of Events for 2015

Chicago Winter Festival Calendar of Events for 2015
You’ll notice a certain theme with Chicago’s Winter Festivals–that would be C-O-M-F-O-R-T.  From the comfort cheese-laden poutines at Poutine Fest to the mind-blowing bacon creations at Baconfest and the encased meats at SausageFest–Chicago’s Winter Festivals go down easy–creating the perfect anecdote to help ward off the cold. WINTER BREW Saturday, January 31 (2 p.m. or... Read more »
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87th Oscars® Nominations Announcement Streaming Live

87th Oscars® Nominations Announcement Streaming Live
A contingent of Hollywood’s finest including actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams announced the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards on Thursday morning– the winners will be announced in a ceremony on February 22, 2015 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. You can re-watch it by... Read more »

Food Trends 2015: What’s Hot, What’s Not?

Food Trends 2015: What’s Hot, What’s Not?
Perhaps Andrew Greeley was on to something back in 1865 when he penned the words, “go west young man” since that’s the direction that you must head to get a legal taste of one of 2015’s food trends (that is putting a whole new spin on grass fed). Good-bye wheat, hello almond flour, good-bye milk,... Read more »

Chicago Travel And Adventure Show 2015: Win Free Tickets

Chicago Travel And Adventure Show 2015: Win Free Tickets
CONTEST CLOSED at 2:45 p.m. 1/12/15. Thanks to all who entered and congratulations to the winners, we hope you enjoy the show. Winners will be notified within the hour. Even bigger than last year’s show, the 11th Annual Chicago Travel and Adventure Show offers an opportunity to uncover a world of travel ideas from more... Read more »
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5 Quick-Pick Events for January 2015 in Chicago

5 Quick-Pick Events for January 2015 in Chicago
Chicago winter is in full swing with a flurry of outdoor activities.  But for those wanting to stay warm and dry, here are Show Me Chicago’s quick-pick events for January into February 2015. Dive into Literature Lifeline Theatre’s 18th Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, celebrates literature with three weekends of live lit performance showcasing 16... Read more »
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