It isn’t every day you have the opportunity to play tourist in your own backyard, so when Loews Chicago approached me about trying out their “Urban Explorer” package, I jumped at the chance. Designed for families, the package . . .
When our family moved to the Chicago area ten years ago, we were pleasantly surprised by the wealth of kid-friendly activities the city has to offer. Chicago almost feels like a city built with children’s entertainment in mind. . . .
If you're visiting Chicago or live in the city or suburbs, I would highly recommend making time to visit the suburb of Rosemont. While tiny in population, the village certainly doesn't lack for entertainment, restaurants, or . . .
The InterContinental Hotel Chicago is family friendly luxury right in the heart of downtown. Originally built as a men's athletic club in 1929, the hotel was purchased by InterContinental Hotels in 1988 who immediately set to . . .
The weather everywhere has been atrocious, but in Chicago we are used to it, and try to have a supply of fun winter activities for kids ready to go at any given moment. The polar vortex roared through last year, this year we . . .
Noon Year's Eve at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum On New Year's Eve our family had the opportunity to do something special, a little different from our average New Year's Eve celebration, which usually consists of lounging . . .
Best Holiday Events in Chicago Chicago is one of the best cities to visit during the holiday season. The holidays begin in earnest in Chicago with the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival at the end of November. There is a . . .
Virtually Visiting the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago This week I learned many new things about transitioning websites and making a YouTube video. Here is my first YouTube video . . .