Dad deserves some serious hoopla on Father's Day as a thank you for all he does for you. Celebrate the ball-playing, bug-killing, snow-shoveling, meat-grilling man in your family with one of these Daddy-friendly events taking place on Father's Day weekend.Dine: Treat dad to a .... read more
Our little ones are the next generation of sports stars, scientists, engineers and chefs. How exciting is that? Kiddos are naturally curious about certain subjects and there are nearly limitless ways to engage their interests in and around Chicago. Sure, the Lincoln Park Zo.... read more
Sure, moms love breakfast in bed and thoughtful homemade gifts from the kiddos on Mother's Day. However, there are plenty of other ways to spend a fun family day together recognizing all of the wonderful things mom does for your family. Here are some picks that mom and the.... read more
Chicago has something for everybody -- whether your child is a budding chef, future scientist or Olympic athlete. You can expose your little one to a snippet of the big, wide world out there by taking advantage of the many local resources and activities that cater to basic.... read more
Sure, everyone loves a leisurely family excursion where you can spend the whole day together. But that isn't always possible. Sometimes you've just got an hour here or there to squeeze in some family time. So why not make the most of that time together? Here are five, fast-and.... read more
Whether you're raising the next Mozart or you've got a tiny Mick Jagger enthusiast on your hands, Chicago has a family-friendly music experience for you and your little ones. From intimate indie shows to pint-sized performances at the city's major cultural institutions, Chicag.... read more
You say it's your birthday, huh? So what's the plan for the big birthday party? Think beyond the bouncy house this year, and check out one of these customized and unique local birthday party options.Sky High SportsThis place is a dream come true for your little Energizer Bunny.... read more
Got a budding musical theater buff at home? Is your future Bruce Springsteen looking to rock out while school's out? No matter what your child's interests, the odds are that there is a Chicago-area summer camp where he can hone his skills (and have a ton of fun too). Here are .... read more
Cupcakes, macaroons, and whoopie pies, oh my! The sweetest time of the year is almost upon us. This Valentine's Day, indulge the little love of your life with a visit to one of the many local sweet shops around town.Sweet Mandy B'sDevotees of this Lincoln Park sweet shop come .... read more
We Chicagoans love our food—our ethnic food in particular. From Greektown to Chinatown and Little Italy, Chicago boasts neighborhood restaurants where ethnic cuisines are being prepared the way that great-grandma used to do it. You can literally eat your way around the world.... read more
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