Each week, we feature one Instagram photographer who will get to feature their photos and videos on Choose Chicago's Instagram account all week long, part of our new #TakingOverChooseChicago series. This week, we chose Justin Biri. Enjoy!
What do you get the person in your life who has
everything for the holidays? Or the kid in your life who already has a toybox
packed with toys? Consider gifting a unique Chicago experience! Here are seven
meaningful gift ideas that will bring the best of Chicago into the life of
your loved one.
The bad news: beachy mai tais and daiquiris are done for the year. The good news: rich and warming cocktails are in. And frankly, cocktails infused with cider, chocolate, and warm tea are basically great enough to make us forget about summer entirely. Here's where to get your cozy buzz on in Chicago.
Thousands of commuters rush through Union Station on their way home every day and many curious tourists make it a point to take photos of the Great Hall as part of their visit to Chicago. This holiday season, there's one more reason to stop on by: Amtrak's pop-up holiday store.
Ring in the holiday season at the Art Institute of
Chicago, our city's historic, world-class, and above all, beloved art
museum. From watching the iconic lions get dressed in their seasonal
best to making your own art-inspired gingerbread house, a visit to the
Art Institute during the holidays is a must! Here are five special
things to do at the Art Institute this holiday season, plus a few
Next Friday, the preview shows begin for Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You - a Second City/Goodman Theatre mash-up. Expect the unexpected but prepare for a good time and a new twist on the classic Christmas story, A Christmas Carol. I spoke to Beth Melewski, who plays the Ghost of Christmas Present, about what rehearsal has been like so far and what we can expect. Here's what she had to say...
As we come upon a day of thanks, we
often look back to the Native Americans and their role in American history. We
likely would not expect Chicago to have much physical evidence of its
pre-European history left, and it doesn't. But West Ridge on the far North
Side, has a small park called Indian Boundary Park. And a cluster of
interesting buildings with hyper-Hollywood architecture encircle Indian
Boundary Park, too.
Each week, we feature one Instagram photographer who will get to feature
their photos and videos on Choose Chicago's Instagram account all week
long, part of our new #TakingOverChooseChicago series. This week, we
chose Jess Summersett. Enjoy!