Category: Around Chicago

MrTinDC Navy Pier

Navy Pier flyover construction to affect Lake Shore Drive traffic

Exciting news for regular users of the lake path downtown, but possibly bad news for commuters driving on Lake Shore Drive. According to the Chicago Architecture Blog, construction will soon …

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Amber Strocel reusable bags

Chicago plastic bag ban: Best reusable bags

We've rounded up some of our favorite reusable bags in anticipation of the Chicago plastic bag ban next month.

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rainy day phil roeder

Best rainy day activities in Chicago

Don't let the weather get you down! We've rounded up some of the best rainy day activities in Chicago.

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Feed My Starving Children volunteers

Find volunteer opportunities at One Good Deed Chicago

Finding the right organization to volunteer your time and talents with can be tough. One Good Deed Chicago is here to help!

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This Sunday: Chicago Gay Pride Parade in Boystown

This Sunday is the 46th annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade. Here are all the East Lakeview parking, traffic and other details you should know.

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Chicago Blackhawks real estate: Live like a champ

They're Stanley Cup champs, but how do these champions live? Our guide to Chicago Blackhawks real estate.

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Great America Jeremy Thompson

10 things you may not know about Great America

The popular Gurnee amusement park -- Six Flags Great America -- celebrates its 40th operating season. Here are a few things you may not know.

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Tim Sackton Chicago Riverwalk

Portions of the Chicago Riverwalk open after improvements

Two blocks of the ambitious Chicago Riverwalk improvement opened to the public over the weekend, but was it too soon?

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Jennifer Morrow Blues Fest

Handy guide to 2015 Chicago summer festivals

Summer's just around the corner! Plan your schedule with this handy guide to 2015 Chicago summer festivals.

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