The holidays are a time for nostalgia, and what’s more nostalgic than the house that Kevin McCallister had all to himself in the Christmas classic “Home Alone”?
20 Exciting Things to Do in Lincoln Park, Chicago
When most people think of Chicago, Illinois, they don’t think of it as a place for nature lovers. When it comes to Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, though, there are tons of opportunities to take in the great outdoors while still enjoying what the city has to offer.
Daniel Popper Debuts Largest Exhibit to Date at Morton Arboretum
World-famous visual artist Daniel Popper, who is known for his massive sculptures and public art installations, has recently debuted a new exhibit (which is also his largest one to date), titled Human+Nature, at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois.
Chicago to Dallas Road Trip Itinerary
Road trip memories come from the stops you make along the way, more so than the destination itself. Every road trip planning begins with researching dozens of optional stops to take in as the adventure begins. From Chicago, Illinois, to Dallas, Texas, we’ve handled the planning. These are the best places to stop and visit.
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeois Pig Café in Chicago
As far as American cafés go, the Bourgeois Pig is in a class all its own. It sprang from humble beginnings in 1993 when a 28-year-old traveler named F. Mason Green, who after years of backpacking through Europe and visiting many of the continent’s most fabled coffeehouses, plopped down just enough money to secure his own café upon his return. And it’s been a Chicago institution ever since. But despite this popular haunt’s ubiquity to the Windy City, the Bourgeois Pig was no impulse buy.
Artist Fills Chicago Potholes With Covid-19 Essentials
The history of art features countless examples of painters, sculptors, and technicians, chronicling the minutiae of devastating periods in time, oftentimes using ebullient and joyful colors and materials to distract and entertain audiences. One guerrilla mosaic artist continues this tradition, and he brings his signature artistic style to the bumpy streets of Chicago.
Maison Marcel Brings a Taste of Paris to Chicago
From its miles of sandy beaches to its almost-perfect weather, San Diego is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the warm California sun. And while the landscape is undeniably beautiful, that’s not all this West Coast paradise has to offer. It’s brimming with art, history, and great food around every corner. Here are ten must-see San Diego landmarks that showcase the beauty and personality of “America’s Finest City.”
Chicago Works of Public Art Can Literally Speak to You
All across the “Windy City,” history is coming to life for culture lovers, tourists, and Chicago residents of all ages. The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation in partnership with the City of Chicago and Chicago Park District have created “Statue Stories Chicago” – turning some of the city’s most notable art displays into interactive experiences.
Moving to Chicago: How About Living in a Historic Synagogue?
Chicago is not the first city to turn historic buildings into trendy apartments, but its dwellings may be among some of the most unique. The Cedar Street Companies’ FLATS® development line has been steadily transforming notable Chicago properties into modern apartment complexes while retaining the character of the historic buildings.
Inside the 104-Year-Old “3 Arts Club Café” in Chicago
Hugging the corner of Goethe and Dearborn streets in Chicago’s mainly residential Gold Coast Historic District, “3 Arts Club Café” is a stunningly beautiful oasis inside an over a century old establishment.