A 2017 guide to the annual St. Patrick’s Celebration in Chicago We all know how much Chicago loves to celebrate St. Patrick’s day! The city celebrates on Saturday, March 11, 2017, which is the Saturday before the actual holiday. The main action starts at the Chicago River and there’s plenty to explore as the day progresses, so let’s list the […]
Sponsored* Museum Hack: Art Institute of Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago can be a pretty daunting place. After all, it is one of the largest art museums in the United States! So when Museum Hack offered me tickets to one of their unconventional, “not your grandma’s” guided tours, I was intrigued. It sounded quirky, […]
2017 Chicago Races Sign up for one of the best 2017 Chicago races to help you stay on track with your new year’s resolution. Whether your goal is to weigh less, exercise more, or simply live a healthier life, committing to a race can help you achieve your goal. I hand picked some of the top […]
Navy Pier’s ferris wheel, an iconic part of Chicago’s skyline, received a makeover this year for the pier’s 100th anniversary. Soaring nearly 200-feet high, the ferris wheel offers 360-degree views of the Windy City and is now taller and faster than ever. The upgrades to the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, AKA the Centennial Wheel, are […]
Chicago’s lakefront trail is a motivating place packed with runners, bikers and yogis. It can be a bit crowded, but there’s something calming about exercising on the lakefront that I love. Going at sunrise when the city is just waking up is especially gratifying. In the warmer months, I’ll take Chicago’s Lakefront Trail to Oak Street […]
Being gluten-free in a pizza-loving city can be a challenge – but it’s getting easier. More restaurants in Chicago are offering gluten-free pizza, and I found a few that are delicious. Here are the five best gluten-free pizzas I’ve found in downtown Chicago. Check them out and let me know if you’ve found others that should […]
It’s easy to get around Chicago without a car. Here are my favorites ways, and the apps that make transportation in the Windy City a breeze.