Art & Museums, Museum

The Field Museum’s Summer Blockbuster Becoming Jane Is a Heartfelt Look at Goodall’s Legacy and How She Inspires Women in Science

Inspiration is almost like divine intervention. There you (or someone else) are, living your life, totally unaware that the next moment or moments, everything will change for you. You don’t […]

Marielle Bokor /
Architecture, Art & Museums, Beyond, Design, Event, Museum, Painting & sculpture, Parks and zoos, Sculpture, Suburbs and exurbs

The Summer of Bricks: LEGO Sculptures Come to Brookfield Zoo, Morton Arboretum

It’s official: LEGO has invaded the Chicagoland suburbs for the summer! Both Brookfield Zoo and the Morton Arboretum are currently hosting exhibits that  spotlight the iconic colorful bricks. Titled “Brick […]

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Beyond, Parks and zoos, Suburbs and exurbs

Embrace Winter at Brookfield Zoo’s FREEze Day February 11th

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You can run, but you can’t hide. No matter who or what does or doesn’t see their shadow, we in Chicago know that winter isn’t going anywhere soon. We’re living […]

Marielle Bokor /
Beyond, Parks and zoos, Suburbs and exurbs

Winter Wonderland – 7 Great Chicago Holiday Adventures Outdoors

  I’m of the opinion that we don’t appreciate winter enough here in Chicago. On the face of it, there doesn’t seem like much to appreciate- snow makes traffic even […]

Marielle Bokor /
Beyond, Food, Parks and zoos, Suburbs and exurbs

12 Fun in the Sun Father’s Day Activities in Chicago

We’re quickly coming up on Father’s Day weekend, and it looks to be a beautiful (if steamy) few days in our area. If you’re celebrating and want to do something […]

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Your Chicago Curated Weekend, 4/21-24

We hope you had an outstanding 4/20, if you’re into that type of stuff. If not, thankfully there’s a lot of great stuff coming up to do in the city […]

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