Chow like a King: The 2019 Chicago Gourmet

Written by Dustin Ford Don’t fill up yet until you’ve seen this fall festival. The Chicago Gourmet is second to none. It’s the perfect time to try something new and exciting. This event will be from September 27th to September 29th at Millennium Park. For three days, renown celebrity chefs will be cooking, chatting, and… Read more »

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Get the shell to the Sam Adam’s Lakeview Taco Festival

Written by Dustin Ford Chicago is housing some fantastic festivals this month. However, none of these events is nearly as spicy as Chicago’s Taco Festival.  Can you think of a better concept for a festival? While you mull that over, read on to know more about this amazing event. Let’s get down to the meat… Read more »

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Get a leg up: Chicago Architecture Walking Tours

Written by Dustin Ford Visitors to our city go mad over its beautiful architecture. Likewise, architecture tours are some of the most popular. Some visitors would rather get a more interactive and cheaper tour, a tour that shows what it’s like to be a Chicagoan. Luckily for them, the Chicago Architecture Center has the solution…. Read more »

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Jam out at the World Music Festival

Written by Dustin Ford Music is such a perplexing medium. If you look hard enough, you can find a sound you like from any genre. The World Music Festival brings together musicians from all around the globe to celebrate the culture of different types of music. There is no better way to get immersed in… Read more »

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Head Banging Bliss at Riot Fest

Written by Dustin Ford Riot Fest is almost here, so you better be ready to rock out! Riot Fest is Chicago’s biggest festival for rock, punk, alternative rock, and hip hop. This festival is three days full of intense jams; from September 13th to September 15th at Douglass Park in Chicago. Be sure to bring… Read more »

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The Bourbon and Barbecue Festival

Written by Dustin Ford. If you just couldn’t get enough barbeque and booze from Labor Day, then you are in luck. Chicago’s Bourbon and Barbeque Festival will return to Roscoe Village from 12:00 PM on September 14th to 10 PM on September 15th.  This event promises to bring you some of Chicago’s finest smoked meats… Read more »

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Lobster Fest at Navy Pier

By Dustin Ford Chicago is ready to get cracking this Labor Day weekend. The Great American Lobster Fest is finally coming back to Navy Pier. If you love seafood, then this event is one you cannot afford to miss. Entry is free, but there are also some specials for ticket holders. The standard Lobster Meal… Read more »

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Things to do this Labor Day Weekend

Written by Dustin Ford Labor Day weekend is fast approaching. Three whole days to yourself. So how are you going to spend them? Chicago has plenty of things going on this weekend, so why not enjoy yourself at some of these great events. This week is no exception, there is always something to do in… Read more »

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The Chicago Jazz Festival

Written by Dustin Ford. Chicago has roots in jazz. For the next few weeks, those roots are going to be pulled out from under the surface for Chicago’s 41st Annual Jazz Festival. This festival lasts from August 23rd until September 1st, and it will be held at and around millennium park. This is one of… Read more »

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