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Essential Guide to Chicago Haunted Houses, 2017

Halloween season is officially here and that means haunts all over Chicagoland are putting up spider webs, dumping dust on the crypts, and mixing up fresh batches of stage blood. Illinois and Wisconsin share the distinction of having two of the largest concentrations of...


Reports of SUE The T. Rex’s Twitter Extinction Greatly Exaggerated

Good news! Everyone’s favorite tweeting T. Rex is staying on Twitter. SUE the T. Rex, who “lives” at Chicago Field Museum, sent waves through the Twittersphere when the Twitter account announced that not only would the best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex specimen leave the central...



Hurricane Harvey: How Chicago Can Help

Texas might be more than 1000 miles away but there are many ways to help with the Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. These are all vetted organizations who are the most likely to put your money where you want it to go. General Food banks will...



Go Upside Down At This ‘Stranger Things’ Pop-Up Bar

We’re reaching a point where the question isn’t “will there be a pop-up bar themed after my favorite pop culture thing” but instead “when will someone create a popup bar themed after my favorite pop-up culture thing? We’ve seen theme bars dedicated to Game...


North Coast Music Festival 2017 Announces After Party Shows

North Coast Music Festival will bring good vibes back to Union Park Labor Day weekend. The three-day music festival is possibly one of the most chill fest’s of the Chicago’s summer and an oddly perfect counterpoint to the not chill at all Riot Fest. Although...


7 Easy Weekend Getaways Within 200 Miles of Chicago

If wanderlust is starting to take hold put away your passports because you won’t need airfare to travel to these places. You probably won’t even need a hotel, but we’ll leave that up to you. Pick any weekend and go on a mini-vacation with these...