Favorite Things To Do in Chicago

Benny’s Chop House

Located in the River North Neighborhood, Benny’s Chop House is a classic American steakhouse serving up lunch and dinner daily. The latest concept from the folks behind Italian favorite Volare, Benny’s serves up the classics (think prime beef) and a few pasta dishes in addition to some more modern, chef-driven selections.


This audience-interactive multimedia performance has some new additions to the program, including “GiPads,” a riff on tablet computers, and a new finale with different music.


Don’t be surprised if you catch this blues club’s namesake performing with the local and world-renowned artists on stage.


Lively and sprawling eatery boating a festive vibe and offering everything from authentic soulful cuisine to simple dishes from all over Latin America. A kaleidoscope of colors, salsa music, and playful decor ignite the sense of being in a Latin house party. Make sure to try their weekend brunch.    

Chicago History Museum

This Lincoln Park museum presents the rich multicutural history of Chicago and Illinois. Experience the first passenger car that rode on the L tracks in 1893, investigate the responses to many of the city’s crises like the Great Fire of 1871, see artifacts from the World’s Fair, and more.


The city’s largest double decker and trolley sightseeing company is the essential overview tour of Chicago. Hop on and off at stops all over downtown and neighborhoods. Tours operate daily.


The panoramic view alone of Millennium Park, The Art Institute of Chicago, Lake Michigan, and the electricity of South Michigan Ave. makes Cindy’s a great spot to get together with friends, but when you add craft cocktails from an alum of The Violet Hour and seasonal, mouthwatering food then you have one of the Loop’s… Read more »


Winery/music venue in Chicago’s West Loop featuring a great lineup of live music to go with eighteen varieties of wine on tap for by-the-glass pours. During the warmer months make sure to check out their Chicago Riverwalk location.