By: Brenda Cervantes   In 1980 a group of restaurateurs approached the Mayor of Chicago with the idea of the Taste of Chicago festival. Today the Taste of Chicago is the world’s second biggest food festival. The reason for...
By: Brenda Cervantes It was a beautiful sunny weekend and what better way to spend it than drinking a Michelada. Chicago hosted their first Michelada Festival. Michelada is a Mexican tradition beverage. Think about a Bloody Mary without vodka or...
By: Abby Lowe Happy Place is a pop-up exhibit/interactive activity that incorporates all things happy. It was created in November 2017 by Jared Paul, who believed that the world should have a lot more happy. Happy Place was started...
By: Jerad Karasek This year marks the 33rd annual Irish American Heritage Festival at the Irish American Heritage Center in Chicago. The festival was held from July 6 through July 8 and featured a kids area, several food stands, six...
By: Alexandra Gill On July 8, 2018, the 95th Street Farmers Market is open during the summer time on Sunday's from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. It doesn't matter if it rains or shines the people who serve you will...
By: Celia Borg In the Chicago summer, there isn’t a weekend that goes by that there isn’t a festival occuring in some part of the city. This weekend, the place to go to another street festival was in West...
By: Brenda Cervantes Grant Park is currently hosting their “22 Years of SummerDance,” Chicago’s annual outdoor dancing series. This is held from June 28–August 25, a month of celebrating with friends and family. Friday July 6, SummerDance hosted “Electric DJ...
By: Robert Dotson The Millennium Art Festival is a congregation of artists and arts of all kinds. This 10th annual event set between Michigan Avenue and East Lake street the festival was located in the perfect spot of downtown Chicago...
By: Aaron C. Ramirez Fireworks, bbq, and ribs are the American staples to the Fourth of July celebration. For the past ten years Uptown has been hosting their annual Windy City RibFest. This past June 29 - Sunday, July 01...
By: Cailey Griffin The Cher Show - A New Musical dazzled the Chicago audience opening night on June 28th. The Cher Show is currently on its Pre-Broadway run in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre through July 15th. When I first...

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