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10 Famous Chicago Buildings and Architecture You Need to See

Many world-famous architects have left their mark on Chicago: Frank Gehry, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jeanne Gang, Sir Anish Kapoor, and of course, the Burnhams. What I love most about Chicago architecture is the diversity of styles. Rather than blending together to form a unified aesthetic, Chicago’s buildings stand out from each other. They pepper the landscape with individual personality. That refusal to conform is pretty emblematic of Chicago as a whole!

2021-01-07T12:45:57-07:00January 1st, 2021|0 Comments

Things To Do Outside in Downtown Chicago

Our favorite thing about Chicago is that it has all the big city, metropolitan amenities while maintaining the outdoor spaciousness of the wide-open outdoors. There is an abundant amount of fun things to do both inside and outside in Chicago! But because it’s easier to maintain social distancing in the great outdoors, we’re sharing our [...]

2020-11-23T17:39:30-07:00November 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Socially-Distanced Team Building Activities in Chicago (with Virtual Options)

We understand the need to interact with others, whether that’s remotely from home or in person with social distancing. Here’s a list of ten virtual and socially-distanced team building activities for a fun, healthy, and safe experience. Many of them are rooted in Chicago culture but can be used by remote teams both in Chicago and outside of the city!

2020-10-30T09:21:49-07:00October 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Savor the 2020 Chinese New Year in Chicago’s Chinatown

Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood is a bustling locale full of delicious food and chinoiserie. It offers a variety of flavors including regional classics and contemporary spins. From the traditional Cantonese dim sum and eye-watering Szechuan dishes of Old Chinatown to the Middle Eastern-influenced Xi’an dishes of New Chinatown, you can experience China’s cultural history without traveling [...]

2020-10-30T09:25:38-07:00January 8th, 2020|0 Comments

The Ultimate Tourist Guide to Chicago

Chicago can be an overwhelming city to visit for the first, second, fifth, and tenth times. Okay, even us local-Chicagoans are overwhelmed from time to time. That’s not so bad though - it just means you have a lot to look forward to on your trip! So grab your pen or pencil, a piece of [...]

2020-06-24T13:47:06-07:00May 24th, 2019|0 Comments

10 Creative Summer Date Ideas in Chicago

Dating can be hard, but luckily for you, you’re dating in a city that has some of the best food, beer, and entertainment options in the world. So start by counting your blessings, and then dive into this article to plan that perfect Chicago date for your current, soon-to-be, or hopeful significant other! These are [...]

2020-10-26T09:21:15-07:00May 20th, 2019|1 Comment

5 Fun Group Activities To Do If You Live In Chicago

Life is more fun with friends! It’s also more fun when you can cruise around Chicago experiencing the Windy City and all that it has to offer! So, whether you’re looking for a bachelor or bachelorette party idea, an educational and exciting field trip, or something to do after your wine and cheese party - [...]

2020-09-21T16:24:54-07:00May 8th, 2019|0 Comments
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