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 Kristopher Kettner. Enjoy!
As kids, Halloween is all about treacly candy and fluffy costumes. As adults, Halloween is all about candy-inspired dishes, drinks and slightly more risque costumes. And in some cases, pig's blood. Here are some places to eat, drink and celebrate Halloween this year in bars and restaurants around Chicago.
There are so many great comedy shows coming up in the next few weeks it's almost overwhelming. I've pulled out a few that I think you should add to your list of shows to check out. Take a peek below for more details.
Let your autumnal ardor spring forth, Chicago! We've got some coolness headed your way, with the 9th annual Mexican Folk Art Festival, CAF Open House, Fashion Focus Chicago, and a haunted river tour. Spooky! Enjoy this weekend.
Judging by the chill in the air and the inescapable onset of the impending holiday brouhaha, it's clear we are deep in the throes of fall. For better or worse. Mostly for the better when you consider the dining and drinking options the season entails, and nothing quite captures the essence of fall dining quite like apples and pumpkins.
Costume parties are a blast. So are
great concerts. And Halloween gives us the perfect excuse to combine the
two. No plans for the spookiest night of the year yet? You'll find
plenty of music, monsters and more at these shows.
Many famous ghosts call Chicago home, and on Halloween night, you just
might spot some spirits floating around at one of the many haunted
homes, hidden cemeteries and historical sites. From Graceland Cemetery,
the final resting place of many restless Chicagoans, to Lincoln Park's
elusive graves, Chicago has many ghoulish stories to tell. Here are
three spooktacular ghost tours that promise a night of chills, thrills
and fascinating Chicago history.
The USA Rugby Eagles will take on the defending 2013 Rugby World
Cup champion New Zealand All Blacks in just over two weeks on Nov. 1
at Soldier Field. This historic matchup marks the first time the All Blacks
have played on U.S. soil since 1980.
In preparation for this iconic match, the Windy City will
transform into Rugby City for the week prior to the match, hosting several lead-up
events that will not only get Chicago into the rugby spirit, but also provide
In an industry where longevity is measured in dog years (at best), Yoshi's Cafe has proved the test of time and established itself as a dining legacy in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. How does one accomplish such a feat? Yoshi Katsumura and his wife Nobuko provide some insight.