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Chicago Weekend Plans

UPDATES: Weekend Events In Chicago This Summer

Posted 08.30.2013 | Chicago

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22 Can't-Miss Festivals And Other Summer Events

Posted 06.01.2013 | Chicago

With Memorial Day weekend already a memory and the temperatures rising, summer is officially in full swing in Chicago. As such, each weekend Chicag...

Weekend Plans: Shakespeare, Leather & Gore

Posted 05.25.2012 | Chicago

As Chicagoans -- police and protesters, particularly -- continue to recover from the stresses of the city's hosting of the NATO summit, a long holiday...

Things To Do This Weekend: Wine, Derby And Occupy Festival

Posted 05.11.2012 | Chicago

NATO hits Chicago next weekend, and chances are it will cramp your social life. So get the most out of this weekend--it's not like you have to worry a...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Tequila, Treats And Trekkies

Posted 05.04.2012 | Chicago

While we understand that the intermittent drizzles (and lightning, and hail) may make it tempting to stay inside all weekend, fight the urge to celebr...

Weekend Plans: Films, Cheese And Zombies

Posted 04.27.2012 | Chicago

While you may be busy counting down the minutes til some sick events this summer, that's no reason to let this weekend pass by uncelebrated. Just beca...

Weekend Plans: Prints, Girl Food And Antique Jewelry

Posted 04.20.2012 | Chicago

Hey, Chicago! Hey Chicago, hey, we're over here. There you go. We know Friday is a big day, but once you're done celebrating, you may want to get up o...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Reptiles, Fashion And Sister Spit

Posted 04.13.2012 | Chicago

This week, Chicago's individuality in the country's cityscape shone through. We established ourselves as quirky eaters, nontraditional daters, creativ...

Weekend Plans: Beer, Bunnies And Bill & Ted

Posted 04.06.2012 | Chicago

Between cold shoulders swinging at Dida Ritz, Rahm and the "Mob Wives", it seems like Chicagoans have had their fair share of rough times this week. W...

Weekend Plans: Joan Rivers, Lies And Smoking The Goat

Posted 03.30.2012 | Chicago

Whether you win the big bucks or not tonight, there's no shortage of tempting excursions offering to separate you from your money this week. (We're ta...

Weekend Plans: Syrup, Roseanne & Nerd Dating

Posted 03.23.2012 | Chicago

It's been a big week, Chicago, and you deserve a break. You've been unpacking and repacking your seasonal wardrobes, dodging politician's robo-calls, ...

Weekend Plans: College, Corndogs And St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

Spring is in the air, Chicago! And we know you've been itching to get out into this sunshine all week. While your plans for this weekend more than lik...

Weekend Plans: Hobnobbing, Horticulture & More

Posted 03.09.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's ladies looking for something else to do on these late weekend nights, we've got plenty of events you can stay at all night from now 'til Sun...

Weekend Plans: Shopping Cart Races, Polar Plunges & Chicago's 175th Birthday

Posted 03.02.2012 | Chicago

Just because Rosie might be over it doesn't mean we've had enough of Chicago. City pride this week is high, and not just for whoever's about to scoop ...

Weekend Plans: Wine, Pups And Critical Mass

Posted 02.24.2012 | Chicago

Finally having fluff on the ground doesn't give you any excuse to stay snowed in this weekend. While you count down the days until you can see Brookfi...

Weekend Plans: Jazz, Seedlings And George Washington's Birthday

Posted 02.17.2012 | Chicago

It's been a big week, Chicago! We've been working long and hard on the big award we won this week--and it's definitely something worth celebrating. So...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Shakespeare, Cars And Bloody Marys

Posted 02.10.2012 | Chicago

The snow is here! But that doesn't mean you should spend your weekend inside. If this week's tributes to Chicago's gritty legacy and silver-screen fam...

Weekend Plans: Elvis, Star Trek And A Cappella

Posted 02.03.2012 | Chicago

Rejoice, chosen people of Chicago, because our groundhog has dealt us a better deal than the rest of the country. If that doesn't take out the sting o...

Weekend Plans: Otters, PJs and The Polar Plunge

Posted 01.27.2012 | Chicago

If you've been trudging through January with the thought of Chicago summer events as the light at the end of your tunnel, now may be the time to find ...

Weekend Plans: Owls, The King And Nerd Dating

Posted 01.06.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's been feeling a little jilted this week; our neighbors to the west stole a lot of the attention, and our rep as blizzard-survivors is at stak...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Tubas, Mansions & A Very Mustache Christmas

Posted 12.16.2011 | Chicago

Playing hooky from your office holiday party this weekend? Chicago's got some good reasons to sneak out on the town. Whether you need a laugh as good ...

Weekend Plans: Tap, Magic And Naked Girls Reading

Posted 12.09.2011 | Chicago

The snow-bubble has burst, Chicago, and but that's not all that hurt us this week: our wallets are aching after exuberant holiday shopping, and our Co...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Crafts, Lit And 'Let It Ho'

Posted 12.02.2011 | Chicago

Windy City, we know you've had it rough this week. You're losing schools, "At The Movies" and maybe even your belief in Santa Claus. You've felt the c...

Weekend Plans: Sprints, Sing-a-Longs and Billy Corgan

Posted 11.23.2011 | Chicago

This weekend may be primarily about Thursday evening's big meal, but for many, it's also a rare long weekend to spend out and about in Chicago--perhap...

Weekend Plans: Toys, Tapas And Homer's 'Iliad'

Posted 11.18.2011 | Chicago

You've been busy this week, Chicago. Between playing Superman for a fan in need, unanimously passing a new budget and fighting for your right to free ...