Category: Holiday Event

The Underground Art Market had me at Hello

I recently attended the Underground Art Market for two specific reasons — to explore the exquisite oddities at Salvage One and meet one of my favorite local artists, Daniel Wilson. Of course, I also planned to visit the many vendors in attendance to check out their wares. What is the Underground Art Market? The art market is... Read more »

Halloween, Chicago Style

In my opinion, it doesn’t get any better than Chicago for Halloween, even when Mother Nature *gifts* us with snow. Chicagoans take this holiday seriously and the entertaining North Halsted Halloween Parade is a solid indicator of that.  Off Color Brewing – Mousetrap went all out with their annual Dino S’mores Release/Costume Party. When I... Read more »

Getting Green at City Winery Riverwalk

Just about everything was coming up green this weekend if you were hanging out on the Riverwalk. I arrived bright and early on Sunday to ensure I would get a prime seat at City Winery Riverwalk for their St. Paddy’s event. The venue kicked off the 2019 season over the holiday weekend. What better place to ogle... Read more »
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My Top Picks For St. Patrick's Day

City Winery Chicago Riverwalk Their season kicks off for St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Join them on Saturday, March 16th and Sunday, March 17th from 11 AM – 5 PM for green river views, craft beer, wine, food, and music. https://citywinery.com/chicago/riverwalk/ Monk’s Pub Monk’s will be opening at 9am, so get the party started early. Here’s... Read more »

The Magic of Christkindlmarket

Christkindlmarket is a holiday tradition that makes me giddy while temporarily embracing winter. Mind you, winter is my least favorite season – always has been and always will be; however, there is something magical about Christkindlmarket. I don’t even mind the overbearing crowds while excitedly trying to order a Gluhwein in the latest collectible mug.... Read more »