When planning a family vacation, the last destination that you’d probably ever consider is Las Vegas. From the numerous casinos that dot the corners of the Las Vegas to the constant partying, it’s no wonder it’s called Sin City. Yet,...
Summer vacation planning is in full gear at our house and let's face it, we can't always head out to far-flung destinations. But, we have some pretty stellar attractions right in our own backyard. If you're looking for Illinois'...
For centuries, theatre has been a way to tell stories, make people think, and share ideas. This was the aim of three best friends when they set upon the ambitious plan to start a theatre company in Chicago in...
Finland is often known as a winter destination. Long cold winter months are full of things to do from northern lights hunting to skiing and skating. But what about summers? It isn’t talked about as often, but Finnish summer...
Now that the Chicago River has emerged as a destination for many locals and visitors, you may realize that not many places offer great city views and amazing food---until you venture to River Roast, of course. The menu reflects...
More than just a music festival, Ravinia is a music experience that has layers of history and significance. The layout of the festival in picturesque 36-acre Highland Park, alongside a vast and varied concert schedule, and wonderful setting arrangements...
It was a packed audience for the highly anticipated production of The Joffrey Ballet's Anna Karenina at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on the night of February 13th. It wasn't just any opening night, but the world premiere...
Each holiday season, heading downtown to the Auditorium Theatre to see The Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker is something we look forward to each year. “The Joffrey Ballet’s holiday gift to Chicago is a Nutcracker that the city can call its own, one...
For Kijsa Housman, creativity is a way of life. She has worked for 25 years as a professional artist recently taking part in an art residency in Can Seurat near Barcelona. Housman is also the owner of MAKE, a boutique art...
Paducah is quite a creative and expressive city that is not too far from cities like Chicago, Nashville, and St. Louis. The close proximity of Paducah to other areas makes it the perfect destination choice for many families, especially since...