Featuring 60 bottled beers and 18 on tap, the bar releases new seasonal brews, many of which it created itself, every Wednesday—though the housemade cream ale and stout are available all year long. Read more.
While the Lodge is beer-heavy, featuring a rotating selection of German and Belgian craft brews, meads and Trappist ales, its Dark and Stormy cocktail is one of the best in or outside the city. Read more.
First, choose from three types of fro yo. Then, pick fruits to blend in (banana, blueberry, strawberry). Finally, top with anything from fruit loops to fresh fruit. Read more.
As the city’s horticulture haven continues rebuilding due to hail damage sustained last June, the temperature hovers at a humid 75 degrees in the mighty jungles of the open Palm and Fern rooms. Read more.
Big feet and stylish shoes are often mutually exclusive, but Libertyville native and designer Kathryn Kerrigan made it her mission to fill that void. Read more.
Daley Plaza does its yearly transformation into holiday central, with staples like mask decorating, a costume contest and a farmers’ market. Read more.
Sufjan Stevens (October 15) last released a proper solo LP in 2005, but it was a concept album about Illinois, so the folk-pop darling will always draw big in Chicago. Read more.
The weekend event includes food, wine, spirits and beer tastings, celebrity chef demos and educational seminars from gourmet chefs. Be sure to check out the Grand Cru wine tasting on Saturday. Read more.
Watch "The Wall" performed livePink Floyd fans can see Roger Waters stage the elaborate production of The Wall for the first time in 20 years. Read more.