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!
Chicago's theatre season is in full swing, and that's made especially evident by the offerings this weekend. From the classic Christmas story of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! to Dance Theatre Harlem returning to Auditorium Theatre after a 16 year hiatus, you've got lots to choose from if you have a show on stage fix. Those - along with some other holiday-oriented activities sure to dazzle the whole family, such as the Chicago Toy & Game Fair or Magnificent Mile Lights
The Dinner Party is an event that brings
together a talk show with a dinner at City Winery in the Fulton Market
neighborhood. Hosted by Executive Producer Elysabeth Alfano, the Dinner Party, presented by Fear No ART,
is a monthly show that streams live on Chicago Sun-Times' Splash website. It invites three celebrities of various media up on stage as the audience enjoys
dinner from a local chef. I attended the most recent Dinner Party, and the
"Bundle up, get outdoors and explore" is our
family's wintertime mantra. When dressed properly, being outdoors in
Chicago is a joy, even in the dead of winter. During the holidays, when
the streets are alight with colorful lights and charming decorations,
exploring the city is even more fun. Here are five fun ways to celebrate
the holiday season in Chicago outdoors.
The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival is where our family truly kicks
off the holiday season. Every year, we bundle up in our winter's best
and hit Michigan Avenue for a full day of shopping and fun. But we're not
the only family that makes this day our own; each year more than one
million people travel to The Mag Mile for the city's premier kickoff to
the holiday season.
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 Marcelino De Los Santos. Enjoy!
"Baby, it's cold outside," is no excuse to stay cooped up indoors. Chicago's bringing it every weekend, this one especially. Tons of free events are going on this weekend, including the always awesome 2nd Fridays on the Cultural Mile, the Annual Holiday Bazaar, Diwali Festival at the Art Institute, and the chill Chillfest. In the meantime, check out the Lincoln Park Zoo's Sleepover with the Animals and the Lively Water Whiskey Festival at The Field Museum (fortunately those don
I wouldn't want to be anywhere other than Chicago around the holidays.
The lights, the shows, the special events - and sometimes even a
sprinkling of snow - make the season merry and bright. Here are 12
family-friendly holiday must-dos in Chicago!
Posted on November 12, 2014 at 5:00AMby Nick Brown
With Internet accessibility, it's possible to create a community with millions of views from a click of a few buttons. Being one of the world's most
recognizable names within the Photoshop and photography industries comes with
hard work, teamwork and a great support system. Aaron Nace is the founder and
president of Phlearn, a company that creates Photoshop and photography tutorials for users of all skill levels.
Just like starting any company in the beginning, it takes
On Monday, the birthday of the United States Marine Corps, a special press conference took place at the Union League Club in the heart of downtown Chicago.
The Bunker, a program built by veteran entrepreneurs for veteran entrepreneurs, announced a national expansion plan. What makes this move striking is that The Bunker cut the ribbons to officially open their doors at 1871 in Chicago on Nov. 1 - just 10 calendar days ago.