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Chow Down with Chicago Dine-Around, Award Winning Chicago Dining Tours

02/24/2015 | by

Chicago Dine-Around provides a unique and interactive progressive dining tour that brings guests to some of Chicago’s best restaurants. Guests travel restaurant to restaurant on a coach bus where they learn interesting facts about Chicago en route.


Feel the Love with Romantic Things to Do and Places to Stay in Chicago

02/03/2015 | by

Romance is in the air, and with Valentine’s Day coming up Chicago’s list of date ideas is never ending. With the best things to do and places to stay, you’ll be seeing hearts this February during a romantic getaway to the Windy City. Find where to stay in Chicago for Valentine’s Day, and things to do while on vacation to take advantage of the romance of Chicago.


Two Warm Winter Ways to Wander Chicago with Chicago Detours

01/08/2015 | by

By Amanda Scotese, founder of Chicago Detours.


Sentrock's First Pop-Up Exhibit to be Held at Elephant Room Gallery

11/18/2014 | by

Sentrock is a young artist who is emerging onto the scene in Chicago. Any visitor to the area who is interested in art that's influenced by the artist's environment will appreciate this unique Pop-Up Exhibition. It will be hosted at the Elephant Room on Saturday, November 22nd and Sunday, November 23rd from 11am to 5pm.


Fresh Out of the Oven: La Boulangerie Keeps Chicagoans Happy with Tasty Treats

11/11/2014 | by

Happiness is fresh and warm bread on a chilly Chicago afternoon. Teleport yourself to France with the cozy Chicago bakery, La Boulangerie. From their origin at the Logan Square Farmer’s Market, La Boulangerie now boasts two locations and possibility for further growth.


Celebrating Thanksgiving in Chicago - What's Open and Who's Serving Dinner?

10/31/2014 | by

Where do people go for destination Thanksgivings? While New York City is the top destination for Thanksgiving (let's face it, nobody can beat the Macy's Day Parade) Chicago is the 8th most popular destination for Thanksgiving vacations. And why shouldn't it be?


A Guide to Chicago Hotels: Sleep Easy in Chi Town With the Best Lodging Options

10/27/2014 | by

The Windy City will blow you away with its incredible attractions, things to do, and iconic places to see, but with so many places to stay it’s hard to decided on a Chicago home base. The most beautiful and comfortable Chicago hotels are waiting for Chicago travelers to lay down heads and rest after long days for exploring the vibrant city of Chicago.


What is There to Do in Chicago When it's Raining?

10/17/2014 | by

So you’ve heard Chicago is the Windy City, but who said anything about it being rainy?! Well with wind comes rain, but that doesn’t mean a vacation to Chicago needs to be all hotel room… there are plenty of thing to do in Chicago when it’s gray and rainy! Spring in Chicago does seem to bring with it some spring showers, so enjoy our list of top things to do in Chicago in the rain.


20 Interesting Things About Chicago

10/07/2014 | by

Chicago is one of the biggest tourist cities in America, with nearly 40 million people visiting this city per year. There are many things to do in Chicago, and many odd occurrences and strange facts about the Windy City. Here are 20 weird things that will make your visit to Chicago a more memorable one.


The Best Sports Bars in Chicago for Football Fans

10/01/2014 | by

Well, it's football season again America. We know that all of you from down South that planned a trip to the Windy City still need to get your fix - the boys don't stop playing just because we had to see the Bean and eat some pizza, do they? So what you're going to need is a sports bar in Chicago!