Tag Archives: Chicago

Kick of the Week: Chicago Summer Street Fests

For many Chicagoans, warm summer months mean spending quality time outside enjoying a cool drink, local crafts, and live music at one of many Summer street fests. From May to September, different neighborhoods will host a variety of themed festivals … Continue reading

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Kick of the Week: ZooLights (Chicago, IL)

Every year, we try to go to the ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo as a way of warming up to the Holidays. From Thanksgiving to New Year, the zoo stays open after-hours on certain nights for the public to enjoy … Continue reading

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Kick of the Week: CPS Teacher Strike

Kicking for a cause!

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Best North-South Road Trip Highways

I just read some great road trip inspiration from Lonely Planet about the less-romanticized North-South U.S. Highways. We’ve experienced a few of the ones they mention. Last spring our trip took us on a good section of  Highway 89 (Nicknamed … Continue reading

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Kick of the Week: Millennium Park, Chicago

One of our favorite things to do in Chicago during the summer is attend outdoor concerts.  The Grant Park Symphony performs three times a week downtown in Millennium Park. We bring a picnic, lawn chairs and blankets, a few bottles … Continue reading

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Kick of the Week: Chicago (NATO Summit)

Protest this!

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Being a tourist at home

Last weekend we entertained some parental types in Chicago. It reminded me how you can often forget some of the great activities that exist right under your nose, or in this case, over our heads. The Chicago Architecture Foundation is … Continue reading

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