Acts of service are some of the best gifts you can give yourself. Giving back to your community with your time and talent is a unique way to connect - not only with your neighbors but with yourself and express gratitude. We've got the local organizations in Lincoln Park as well as others serving ... Continue Reading » about Volunteering in Chicago
Get ready, Chicago! November is here, and it's bringing a whirlwind of exciting events your way. From heartwarming family-friendly gatherings to sizzling cooking events that will tantalize your taste buds and lift your holiday spirits, this month is packed with something for everyone. Whether you're ... Continue Reading » about Hello, November! Your Guide to Chicago’s Best Events This Month!
Chicago's lakefront is an inviting stretch of the park to get your exercise as you'll find anywhere and we've also got the 606 and beautiful historic districts to run through. It's the perfect town for running! If you are looking to set some exercise or personal goals for yourself, want to meet ... Continue Reading » about Chicago Fall Fun Runs and More
𝑾𝒐𝒐𝒉𝒐𝒐! There's no better time for a day trip to the farms near Chicago! Picking apples and pumpkins, going on hayrides and little train rides, and visiting with the goats at the petting zoo. I've been to all of these fantastic farms. They schedule live music and lots of fun experiences for the ... Continue Reading » about Chicago Apple Picking
Best farmers markets in Chicago. Local farmers bring their fresh produce and quality meats into Chicago's neighborhoods. Find out where and when you can support small farmers and the community. We've got one for nearly every day of the week! Hang on to summer - the sweet corn, tomatoes, and peppers ... Continue Reading » about Best Farmers Markets in Chicago
Chicago hosts running events in the Spring, summer, and fall in the neighborhoods: Lakeview, Ravenswood, and downtown Chicago. It's a great way to be fit while raising money and awareness for local charities. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned runner new to Chicago, if you're looking for ... Continue Reading » about Spring Running Events in Chicago
Chicago is the best place on earth to celebrate St Patrick's Day! There are so many fun events and our local businesses are excited to welcome back the parade-goers, Irish music, and dancers. It's going to be a wonderful weekend of celebrations with all 3 major parades back on this weekend! Find ... Continue Reading » about Ultimate Guide to St Patricks Day in Chicago
Outdoor ice skating opens November 18th, so get ready to lace up and get out there! Learn where you can go ice skating in Chicago! Growing up I was a figure skater in Chicago, so ice skating is more than just a fun outdoor sport that ends with hot chocolate. I love it! Sharing experiences ... Continue Reading » about Best Outdoor Ice Skating in Chicago
Ultimate Guide to Halloween Events in Chicago Whether you're looking for Chicago Halloween events for kids or want to celebrate Halloween in Chicago with friends, our guide is sure to help make your day spooky and fun. Take a look at our best Halloween events in Chicago including popular haunted ... Continue Reading » about Festive and Fun Halloween Events & Activities In Chicago
Looking Winter Activities in Chicago? We have it good with so many indoor and outdoor winter activities to choose from. If you're like me, Chicago's unpredictable weather keeps you inside enough that going outside for a run, a walk, or some kind of exercise activity is not an option. But it's been ... Continue Reading » about Where To Go For Fun Winter Activities In Chicago
We're celebrating Giving Tuesday in Chicago this year by shining a light on some of the organizations that support our community. Giving back and service has been a large part of my 2021. My husband and I have served alongside our son Sean as he worked toward his service goal which was 75 hours this ... Continue Reading » about Happy Giving Tuesday!
Happy early Thanksgiving! 𝑰𝒕'𝒔 𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒄𝒆𝒍𝒆𝒃𝒓𝒂𝒕𝒆! Celebrate your family and friends with time together, with gifts for each other, with the little kid in us all! This weekend the holiday continues with the Polar Express, outdoor holiday movies, and ice skating, sing-a-longs, live music, and of ... Continue Reading » about Thanksgiving Week in Chicago