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Don’t Miss the 28th Annual Wreathing of the Lions at the Art Institute of Chicago

Wreathing of the Lions

Watch the Art Institute of Chicago’s iconic lion statues get all dolled up for the holiday season this Friday, November 29, at the 28th annual Wreathing of the…

The Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon Is Open for the Season

Maggie Daley Park

That’s right folks, the Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park is back again for the winter season! Starting on Friday, November 15, skaters both young and old can head…

Where to Order Your Pumpkin Pie for Thanksgiving

Pie

Look, baking is reallllly hard. And unless you’re some superstar home-cook, the thought of spending literal hours in the kitchen just to end up with a mediocre pumpkin…

Where to Make Donations for the Holidays in Chicago

Donations Chicago

The holiday season is all about showing our appreciation for friends, family, and community, so why not take the time to give back a ‘lil this year with…

The Jolliest Holiday Pop-Up Bars in Chicago

Get in the holiday spirit by grabbing a couple of ~holiday spirits~ at these awesome pop-up bars in Chicago! Trust me, you’ll be feelin’ merry and bright in…

Celebrate the Season at Holidays on the Square in Logan Square

Holidays on the Square

Jump into the holiday spirit at Holidays on the Square – Logan Square’s annual winter market! Featuring local shops, restaurants, performances and more, Holidays on the Square returns…

Chicago Staycation Ideas: The Best Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, & Airbnb’s

Moxy

You don’t have to go far to have an awesome vacay. Turns out Chicago is a pretty great spot for a staycation, so why would you want to…