Chicago Ideas Week features panels on thought-provoking topics, speakers that are well-known in the world of innovation, and several hands-on workshops for you to explore and get inspired. Photo Credit: Chicago Ideas Week
While Chance the Rapper the rapper was hosting his Open Mike event for local high school students at Harold Washington Library on Monday night, he brought out rapper Kanye West as a surprise guest. Yeezy had some exciting news to share. He's coming home again.
Big city living is bound to have some stereotypes attached to it and Chicago is no exception; we get asked all kinds of dumbass questions, as if we all just hang out at Navy Pier every week and our diets consist of deep dish, Italian beef,
Hipsters. They're everywhere in the city. Hell, they're everywhere in the world. You'd have to go out of your way to not stumble upon one these days.
We don't know what it is, but they've got this particularly annoying way of just taking over everything. Everything.
Smoked meats and all of the bourbon, as well as live music and fun for the whole family at the Chicago Bourbon and Barbecue Festival. Free to the public. Photo Credit: Chicago Bourbon and Barbecue Facebook
FINALLY. The long-awaited Riot Fest schedule has been released and single-day tickets are now available, making everyone who begrudgingly bought 3-day passes ahead of time mad as hell.
Check out the full schedule below:
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FRIDAY – September 14th
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Yep, you heard that right.
A whole festival dedicated to preserving and celebrating Japanese culture is settling into Lincoln Park at NEWCITY Plaza, September 29–30. Combined with all the ramen, gyoza, and octopus you could possibly consume, we know you’re bound to fall in love
There's so much more to November than dudes not shaving. Next month is offering tons of amazing activities for anyone who wants to make the most of fall and winter in the city.
From art expos to food fests to the beginnings of holiday cheer, here
This age-old, musical event is steeped in the culture of jazz, making sure its roots remain true to their origins. Visit Millenium Park to see musicians from a local to international level play in harmony. Photo Credit: Chicago Jazz Festival Facebook
These trendy, touristy things to do are popular for a reason. They’re part of what makes Chicago so great, and we’d be lying if we said we don’t enjoy a trip or two every year to these iconic locations.
Plus, it'd be a damn shame if