Tag Archives: Lakeview

Play Jenga or Pinball on a Casual Date Night

There are many bars in Chicago that not only stock a great selection of beers and liquors; they also keep boxes of games available for entertaining their patrons. We’ve got plenty of great suggestions for a great casual date night. 

5 Places That Tell Chicago Rock Music History

After playing in more than 10 local bands for almost 25 years and watching friends, peers and rivals experience fame, fortune and, in some cases, tragedy, Chicagoan Phil Rockrohr finally gave up on becoming a rock star. And then a light bulb went on: All those stories and experiences are actually of interest to folks [...]

5 Things to Do in…Boystown!

From live theatre to cold cocktails, there’s so much to do in Boystown! – Paint on a smile: You can expect the unexpected when you’re an audience member at the world famous Blue Man Group shows available nightly in Boystown at the Briar Street Theatre. Whether it involves paint poured on drum kits or hilarious [...]

7 Places to Have a Good Laugh in Chicago: Affordable Neighborhood Comedy Venues

You may have heard of the world famous Second City, which launched the careers of such improv greats as John Belushi, Bill Murray, Steve Carell, and Tina Fey. Or Zanies, which counts among its stand-up comedy headliners: Jay Leno, Richard Lewis and Emo Phillips. But did you know that you can experience stand-up and improvisational comedy in [...]

Tours of the Day: Fun Tours for Foodies and Bike Fans

Each weekday this summer, we’ll be highlighting tours listed on ExploreChicago.org. No matter what your interest or budget, there’s something for everyone! Explore the city on foot, by bus, by bike, or elevated train. Click here to search our summer tour listings! Bobby’s Bike Hike: Bikes, Bites, & Brews Tour Hop on a bike and sample [...]

Top 5 Free and Fun Events This Week, Monday, May 30 – Sunday, June 5

Take a Picnic to a FREE concert: The highly anticipated Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays series returns to Millennium Park this summer featuring eclectic music discoveries. On Monday, May 30th, American Music Award winner Justin Townes Earle takes the stage. R&B legend Andre Williams and the Goldstars opens. For concert information, click here. Watch 80′s Classic Movies: [...]