The Pickwick is one of the few remaining movie palaces left in Chicago still open and operating today. It allows visitors to revel in the glamour of the Jazz Age as they take in the latest films Hollywood has to offer.
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Mark Smith runs a tight ship at the poetry slam held on Sunday nights at the Green Mill.
Party with a Purpose — Come to the Holiday Hangover Event to benefit Big Love Little Hearts. Hosted by Ultimate Performance Chicago
Oh, the Chicago Pedway. What a perfectly unique quirk in this city full of surprises. This underground system of tunnels connects Chicago’s Loop, a fascinating and functional city below the city.
Chicago’s premier all-female flat-track roller derby league. A fluid mix of brutality and poetry.
From the Chistkindl Market to Zoo Lights to WinterFest, Chicago is full of holiday spirit. So get out, go ice skating, check out Macy’s holiday windows, and enjoy the season! It won’t last all winter…
Do you smell that pine? It isn’t just the gin I’m drinking that put the jovial jolt of juniper in the air—Christmas is coming. If you want to venture to get your tree from a tree farm and not just some lot on Halsted, here’s a list of tree farms in the area.
It’s that time of year again. The holidays are creeping up on us, and let’s be real — most of us haven’t finished our shopping yet. Check out this collection of great local gift ideas for everyone on your list.
Ah, ice skating. A winter tradition, and one of the only things that will tear Chicagoans from their cozy fireside cocoons before heading back for a cup of hot cocoa or cider. Whether you’re a novice or pro, getting out for at least one skate is a must.
Happy Thanksgiving from UPchicago!
Starting in late November, a Chicago holiday tradition will be unveiled at the Lincoln Park Zoo. More than a million sparkling lights fill the zoo, creating one of the brightest parts of a Chicago winter.
Don’t know where to snag the best gifts for everyone on your list this year? Here are our 5 kickass ways to get through your holiday shopping in Chicago — sans malls! Hint: they’re our favorite shopping streets in the city…
So you’re waiting for the L on your way to work; it’s freezing, you missed your alarm and woke up late, this is gonna be a bad day. But, wait! It’s Santa… on the L? Yep, it’s the CTA holiday train, and it’s coming to a station near you!