Archive for 'Neighborhood Itineraries'

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Greeter

Explore Chicago with a friendly, knowledgeable Chicago Greeter as your guide. This free service, offered daily, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, June 4!

175 Days to Love Chicago: 57th Street Art Fair

Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood hosts over 200 artists and artisans at the free admission 57th Street Art Fair our colorful and one-of-a-kind 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, June 3.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale

With over 20 live bands, 15 food trucks and a 10-block sidewalk sale, there’s no doubt that Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale is one of Chicago’s best neighborhood festivals! Start your weekend off right by dining al fresco, doing a little shopping and boogieing down to JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound during the [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Fable Festival

A newly established arts festival in Chicago’s charming Edgewater and Andersonville  neighborhoods makes magical worlds come alive through theater, storytelling and song.  Fable Festival, which runs through May 20, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, May 16.

175 Days to Love Chicago: My Chinatown: Stories from Within

Go behind the beautiful architecture of Chinatown and hear stories that illuminate its vibrant past and present at the opening day of the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago’s My Chinatown: Stories from Within, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, April 21.

Discover How Chicago’s Neighborhoods Inspire Two Designers

We were thrilled to talk to two designers, Chris Gorz of Studio Chris and Steve Shanabrunch of The Chicago Neighborhoods, who are inspired by the distinctive character of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods. Take a look at their unique neighborhood-inspired designs and get the story behind their artwork.

175 Ways to Love Chicago: Rick Bayless’s 5 Favorite Food Purveyors

Award-winning chef-restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality Rick Bayless points us to his favorite local purveyors of fresh produce, craft brews, and other culinary delights.

175 Ways to Love Chicago: 5 Ways to Love Uptown

The NEW Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center A hub for theater and music  for over 100 years, you can always find something new and exciting to see and do in Uptown. Take these tips from Jackie Taylor, Founder and CEO of the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, for a few ways to experience great food [...]

175 Ways to Love Chicago: My 5 Go-To Shopping Spots

Image courtesy of Girl & The Goat Thanks to world-class art, cross-continental fashions, vintage treasures and more, Chicago is a shopper’s dream come true. Let Sally Schwartz, founder of Randolph Street Market, guide you through her favorite spots for shopping, dining and treasure hunting so you too can bliss out as you buy.

Choose Your Own Culinary Adventure at Two Chinese New Year Celebrations

Chinatown’s Nine Dragon Wall (Above) Greets Visitors to the Neighborhood Celebrate Chinese New Year at not one, but two free public celebrations, Saturday and Sunday, January 28-29! Colorful paper dragons flap their mouths and curly eyelashes as they parade through Chinatown and Uptown. Join in the celebration, then feast to your heart’s (or stomach’s) delight [...]