Stan’s Donuts to open in Mariano’s

Stan’s Donuts to open in Mariano’s
Another First Stan’s Donuts, named one of Chicago’s top eight donut shops by Chicago Eats is opening its first full scale donut and coffee shop inside of the Marianos at 3040 N. Broadway. The franchise, vorn in LA, has taken Chicago by storm, opening many area locations and offering an interesting menu of gourmet donuts and... Read more »

Canned mocktails or cocktails: the cool way to Mingle

Canned mocktails or  cocktails: the cool way to Mingle
Zero proof Canned mocktails are trending this year. Although not inexpensive, they are convenient and can be delicious. With the holidays in full swing the canned mocktails can be invaluable to have on hand for large parties or last minute guests.. Mingle Mocktails offer a full range of choices. They come as mock tails but... Read more »

Shopping Smart on Black Friday

Shopping Smart on Black Friday
With so many. options for finding bargains, Black Friday may not draw the crowds of previous years. One may even ask, is it smart to shop on Black Friday? Maybe Not According to WalletHub, around 11% of items at major retailers will be more expensive on Black Friday than their current Amazon.com prices. Where to Shop Macy’s... Read more »
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Sky Rink: a winter wonderland at the Peninsula Chicago to open for winter season

Sky Rink: a winter wonderland at the Peninsula Chicago to open for winter season
Chicago offers a generous number of places to ice skate from neighborhood parks to McCormick Ice Rink in Millennium Park. But if you are looking for something extra special and unique, the Peninsula Chicago offers the perfect Winter Wonderland Sky Rink for skaters, special events, private parties, hotel guests and everyone else. The five-star hotel,... Read more »

The Great Tree: a Chicago holiday tradition for over a century

The Great Tree: a Chicago holiday tradition for over a century
Macy’s on State Street kicks off the holiday season with the return of its iconic holiday traditions. Beginning on November 6Macy’s 114th Annual Great TreeFor 114 years, the Great Tree has been the centerpiece of the Chicago holiday season. This year’s Great Tree theme features a journey of discovery and triumph as a very special... Read more »

Chicago Holiday Events 2021 including 108th Annual Christmas Tree lighting

Chicago Holiday Events 2021 including 108th Annual  Christmas Tree lighting
CHICAGO, IL. Friday, November 5, 2021. 50 more days until Christmas. Not surprisingly, it’s beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas. Macy’s just announced that they are taking reservations for holiday dining in the Walnut Room and all the holiday menu favorites will be back including Mrs. Hering’s beloved chicken pot pie. This... Read more »
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Don't get caught with your pants down: a Charmin solution

Don't get caught with your pants down: a Charmin solution
Down to the last square? It has probably happened to most of us. There you are in the bathroom. You’ve done what you came to do but someone left only one square of toilet paper or maybe none on the roll. You desperately search for a new roll to no avail. Yuck. What. to do?... Read more »

Halloween returns to Chicago with Halloweek 2021 events, trick-or-treating & more

Halloween returns to Chicago with Halloweek  2021 events, trick-or-treating & more
“We are so proud of how far our city has come in regards to COVID-19, and we are excited to celebrate Halloween safely once again in 2021,” …CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D. Halloween is back in Chicago with trick-or-treating, parades and special event all getting a green light, Highlighting the celebration from October 23 to... Read more »

Wicker Park diner Dove's to reopen

Wicker Park diner Dove's to reopen
The Good News After an 18 month absence, Wicker Park’s beloved neighborhood diner Dove’s Luncheonette, the retro-inspired MexTex eatery that first launched in 2014 from Paul Kahan and One Off Hospitality (avec, The Publican, The Violet Hour, Big Star), is officially reopening doors at 9 a.m. on Monday October 11th. Photo: Carole Kuhrt-Brewer What’ new Dove’s is getting back... Read more »
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The World's 49 Coolest Neighborhoods right now

The World's 49 Coolest Neighborhoods right now
“Time Out’s annual list of the World’s Coolest Neighborhoods is a love letter to the city at its most joyful and surprising. It celebrates the hyperlocal places where the cities of the future are being made up, on the spot” Caroline McGinn, Global Editor-in-Chief of Time Out From Paris to Tokyo, from Sydney to Dubai,... Read more »
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