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The Playground Theater: A Top Chicago Comedy Venue

03/25/2013 | by

Chicago has a storied history of improvisation comedy groups making the Windy City their home. From lauded groups like Second City, to staples like the Annoyance Theatre and improvised musicals like Baby Wants Candy, aspiring comedians have always been drawn to Chicago for the wealth of opportunities to make an audience laugh out loud at some made-up on the spot material.


10 Reasons We Love Baseball Season in Chicago

03/25/2013 | by

Spring is here, and with that brings America’s favorite past time! Chicago is lucky because we get not one, but two baseball teams to cheer on every baseball season. Of course, most people don’t cheer for the White Sox and the Cubs, but we get double the action all season long, and two teams bring in more Chicago Travelers than just one would!


10 Reasons We Love Baseball Season in Chicago

03/25/2013 | by

Spring is here, and with that brings America’s favorite past time! Chicago is lucky because we get not one, but two baseball teams to cheer on every baseball season. Of course, most people don’t cheer for the White Sox and the Cubs, but we get double the action all season long, and two teams bring in more Chicago Travelers than just one would!


10 Reasons We Love Baseball Season in Chicago

03/25/2013 | by

Spring is here, and with that brings America’s favorite past time! Chicago is lucky because we get not one, but two baseball teams to cheer on every baseball season. Of course, most people don’t cheer for the White Sox and the Cubs, but we get double the action all season long, and two teams bring in more Chicago Travelers than just one would!


Questing For Shangri-La: A New Show at Chicago's Annoyance Theatre

03/21/2013 | by

The Annoyance Theatre is the Chicago destination for an evening that is guaranteed to be filled with humor and laughter. And guess what? They've got a new show coming out very soon!


Chicago Beer Experience Tours

03/20/2013 | by

If “beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” then Chicago may just be heaven on earth. Right? There are tons of local breweries in Chicago, and if you haven’t been to Chicago for a tasting, chances are you’ve probably still had one, because they’re on tap at bars throughout the country. When you do come to Chi-Town though, trying a few of the local brews is a must.


Happy Birthday Chicago! Where to Celebrate a Birthday in Chicago, Yours or Chi-Town's

03/04/2013 | by

Yep, today Chicago turns 176 years old. Who would have guessed? There are birthdya festivities going on throughout the town!


Which of the Chicago Boat Tours is Best for You?

02/26/2013 | by

Whether you're in the Windy City for the first time ever, or you're a regular in these parts, you can't go wrong spending a few hours spent on a boat tour! There are tours for everyone here, after all. First timers will enjoy the brunch cruises or high-speed boat tours that give you a great look at the city skyline and entertaining stories about the city's history and architecture.


Are You Ready for Baconfest 2013? Tickets Go on Sale Tomorrow!

02/19/2013 | by

When you come to Chicago, you come to eat, right? And every year, Baconfest Chicago is a great place to do that. Next to Taste of Chicago, Baconfest is one of our favorite foodie fests of the year!