By Melanie Haiken on October 22, 2014
Who knew the Windy City was best scene by bike? With free pick-up and drop-off services, bike tourism has taken Chicago by storm.
By Melanie Haiken on August 11, 2013
Although folks hailing from Chicago and other parts of the midwest often complain about the traditional meat-and-potatoes diet they grew up with, it seems clear by now that the Chicago of today, almost Parisian in its sophistication, has outgrown those limitations. I noticed the foodie-ism immediately; even chains like Corner Market were touting farm-fresh berries […]
By Melanie Haiken on July 29, 2010
Chicago’s a famously family-friendly town, but many of the top attractions, like Navy Pier and the Shedd Aquarium, are best for school-age kids and lack the “cool” factor that commits something to a teen’s memory banks. Here are ten things to do with teens in Chicago that they a) can’t do anywhere else b) won’t […]