Lake Michigan’s first floating water park, street festivals, the NHL draft and the annual Pride Parade. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
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On tap this weekend: music, food and arts festivals, plus a chance to watch "Blazing Saddles" with Mel Brooks and rub elbows with Marcia Clark and Ethan Hawke.
The season is in full swing. Take advantage of light displays, holiday markets, ice skating and lots more.
Edgar Allan Poe, Monster Mash Bike Ride, Fright Fest. It's Halloween, people.
What will you do this Halloweekend? Check out this roundup of scary fun events.
The festival kicks off Sunday at the Gene Siskel Film Center
Catch a restored version of Lugosi's "White Zombie," a 35 mm film considered to be the original Hollywood zombie flick.
Mozart, museums and maniac cats
From incredible feline feats to free museum admission, to a pooch parade to hot apple cider, we've got your weekend covered.
A free screening of the 1993 film starring Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker starts at 7:30 p.m.
Raise a glass to Oktoberfest and other fall festivals
The return of Redmoon's Great Chicago Fire Festival, an annual Oktoberfest celebration, jazz fest and other weekend events.
Ogle the Stanley Cup, Brush up on Film Noir and Catch The Psychedelic Furs
This weekend, you can hang out with the Stanley Cup, revisit new wave '80s band The Psychedelic Furs, walk through a garden in the city, take in a movie or two, and more.
With 259 murders this year so far, Chicago is seeing a 21 percent increase in the number of homicides compared to last year, according to recent figures from the city’s police department. This fact isn’t lost on the theater group Collaboraction, which is currently touring the city with its new production Crime Scene: Breathe Life. We discuss the work with artistic director Anthony Moseley and performer Sir Taylor.