Tips for Back-To-School

It’s the last weeks of summer! This means school is starting back up soon. Perhaps, some children are already back in school. But, as always, going back to school is a big transition. No matter the age of your kids, going back to school can cause mixed feelings of excitement and anxiety.  For young kids,…

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Learn Something New at Uncontrolled Variables Comedy and Science Show on September 8th

The Lincoln Lodge might be one of Chicago’s lesser-known comedy theaters, but it’s no less impressive than the iO or Second City. Its alumni include Hannibal Burress, Kyle Kinane, and T.J. Miller, to name just a few. So you can trust that every show it produces will bring the laughs—including the totally unique Uncontrolled Variables Comedy…

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Sip, Nibble and Dance at the Sangria Festival on August 20th and 21st

As the Chicago summer heats up, cool down with a frosty wine-based cocktail at Humboldt Park’s 7th annual Sangria Festival. The festival is returning to the sprawling lawn along Division Street on August 20th and 21st with some of the Windy City’s best mixologists on hand pouring bottomless glasses of their signature sangrias. Interested in sampling…

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Skip Happy Hour and Head to Bye Bye Liver: Chicago’s Drinking Game Comedy Show

According to TimeOut Chicago, it’s “impossible not to have a good time” at Bye Bye Liver: Chicago’s Drinking Game Comedy Show. What makes Bye Bye Liver unique in Chicago’s sea of improv and sketch comedy performances? It’s uniquely interactive, far beyond just yelling out suggestions occasionally to the cast. At one point in the show, the cast breaks the…

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Chow Down on Delicious Artisan Pies at Pizza City Fest Chicago on July 23rd and 24th

Windy weather isn’t Chicago’s only claim to fame. It’s also known for its unique deep-dish pizza, which flips the sauce and the cheese for an inverted pie unlike anything served elsewhere in the world. At Pizza City Fest Chicago, guests will celebrate the signature Chicago pie alongside other styles of pizza all day long. In fact,…

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Inexpensive Summer Activities

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Well, the second-best time! It’s summer vacation! Between summer camps, vacations, and the many activities to keep yourself or your little ones occupied; the dollar signs can add up. But, there are plenty of inexpensive and totally free activities that are still barrels of fun!  Bust summer…

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