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  • Today in Rock: December 21
    Today in Rock: December 21
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1940 and 2012.On this day in 1940 future singer-songwriter/composer Frank Zappa is born in Baltimore, Maryland.On this day in 1965 The Beatles' &ldquo...
  • Emanuel home
    Rahm Emanuel's teenage son, Zach, robbed across the street from his Chicago home
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son, 17-year-old Zach, was reportedly robbed Friday night when he was across the street from his family’s home, according to a host of media reports including the Chicago Tribune on Saturday. Reports...
  • Polar Peak at MB Financial Park
    Polar Peak, Frozemont’s ultimate tubing experience
    As Chicago braces for winter, the outdoor fun doesn’t need to cease. The cooler temperatures bring cold-weather fun to the area. The Polar Peak, located in Rosemont’s MB Financial Park, is the ultimate tubing experience. Young and old...
  • Sony hack
    Box office matters go on without 'The Interview'
    The movie holiday season is really on now. Sure, it started with the release of "Mockingjay," but these final weeks are the real deal.Now, truth be told, "The Interview" was not going to be a huge movie. It doesn't fit that...
  • Glazed and Infused holiday offerings
    Deck the halls with Glazed and Infused doughnuts
    Skip the holiday cookies this year. Santa would love some artisan doughnuts from Glazed and Infused. New Head Baker Chris White has introduced seasonal flavors peppermint, hot chocolate, and eggnog. Santa will know that you've been extra good...
  • Get hooked on Joe Fish's brunch
    Joe Fish, get hooked on a lavish brunch
    The leisurely weekend brunch can be overlooked by the uber-hectic life that consumes everyone. The idea of spending an hour or two to sit, converse and enjoy a delicious meal on a weekend seems indulgent. Joe Fish Chicago is the perfect locale to...
  • December – It's not just about Christmas!
    December – It's not just about Christmas!
    Happy Holidays! Yes, the secular media loves to remind us that there are multiple “holidays” that occur during the month of December, while ignoring the fact that none of the other “holidays” would receive nearly the...
  • Shutting down
    'The Interview' is over as Sony pulls film
    A new face of terror and what to do with a threat has faced Hollywood with the Sony hack. And now Sony has pulled the film. Sony has now announced that it will pull "The Interview." Variety has the full statement here. In part, it reads:...
  • American Craft Kitchen and Bar, brunch options
    American Craft Kitchen and Bar, highlighting local, seasonal ingredients
    Located in the atrium of the Hyatt Regency Chicago, American Craft Kitchen and Bar focuses its cuisine on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu spans regionally inspired dishes. To highlight the...
  • Chicago Restaurant Week 2015 - Online Reservations Now Open
    Chicago Restaurant Week 2015 - Online Reservations Now Open
    Indulge at More Than 250 Restaurants Throughout Chicago14-Day Culinary Celebration Begins January 30, 2015Chicago Restaurant Week, produced by Choose Chicago, returns on Friday, January 30, 2015,marking the 8th annual culinary celebration. The 14...
  • Holiday happenenings at Chicago restaurants
    Holiday celebrations at Chicago favorite restaurants
    As everyone rushes to finish all the holiday preparations, a relaxing dinner out can be a perfect way to unwind. Chicago's vast and varied restaurant scene has some special holiday inspired dinner options for the season. Whether diners want to...
  • Big Bar supports Ronald McDonald House
    Big Bar’s Home Sweet Home cocktail benefits Ronald McDonald House
    Chicago has many nicknames, like the city of big shoulders or the windy city. While these names may be true, the city has great heart. One of the pinnacle hotels in the city, Hyatt Regency Chicago, will be supporting Ronald McDonald House.Hyatt...
  • Barrelhouse Flat best of menu
    The Barrelhouse Flat celebrates it best of menu
    As another year comes to a close, The Barrelhouse Flat is taking a look back at some of its most popular drinks of 2014. Available now through January 6, 2015, the best of menu will bring back favorites from throughout the year.“Throughout...
  • Bloody Mary and brunch at Joe Fish
    Get hooked on a Bloody Mary at Joe Fish
    Sometimes called the world’s most complex cocktail, the Bloody Mary is the United States most popular alcoholic drink for brunch. At Joe Fish, the restaurant offers a wide array of Bloody Mary options. From a traditional spicy vodka Bloody...
  • The Holidays in Chicago
    Three of the best things about the Holidays in Chicago
    The city of Chicago always makes any visitor feel right at home, and the Holidays are simply a mesmerizing time to be in this exciting city. The lights of Michigan Avenue (The Magnificent Mile) and the skaters in Millennium Park set the stage for...