The Field Museum

The Field Museum is another one of the museums in Museum Campus, it's located at 1400 South Lake Shore Drive. The Field Museum grew out of the World's Fair and opened in 1893. It is considered one of the largest natural history museums in the world. Visitors entering through the North Entrance are greeted by [...]

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Logan Square Theater

The Logan Theater, located within walking distance and view of the Logan Square Blue Line at  2646 N Milwaukee Ave. The theater opened in 1915 as a single screening room theater named the Paramount Theater. The Logan Theater is an independent theater with great prices in comparison to practically every other theater in the city with [...]

Columbia College Chicago: Manifest

At the end of each school year before students head home Columbia College Chicago takes over the South Loop with Manifest. It's open and free to the public but is at it's very essence the senior students art showcases. All buildings and galleries are open and the campus is packed with events. It's kicked off [...]

Bit Bash

Bit Bash was hosted in September, and was a free independent gaming festival at Threadless Headquarters near the West Side at 1260 West Madison Street. I met up with some friends at the event. Originally in the event information you needed to order a free ticket, and then later they said they were sold out of ticket due [...]

Ravenswood Artwalk

Ravenswood Artwalk is located near the brown line Montrose or Damen stop or off the Ravenswood metra station from the Metra UPN North. The RAW tour of arts and industry is put on in order to celebrate Chicago artist month and allows visitors to take a look at different artists studios and a chance to buy [...]

Chicago Architecture Foundation

The Chicago Architecture Foundation can be found at 224 South Michigan Avenue.  There are golden doors with glass and within those doors is probably one of the best gift shops I've ever been in. The Chicago Architecture Foundation was founded in 1966 and has grown from not just saving buildings in the city but hosting over [...]

Harold Washington Library

The Harold Washington Library is located in the South Loop at 400 South State Street. The Library stop for brown, pink and orange lines stop right next too it and the harrison red line stop is nearby. The ten story building draws many eyes  especially for the owl statues on top looking out over the [...]

Metro

The Metro is a concert hall and bar that opened in 1982 located in Wrigglyville 3730 North Clark Street. It can be reached pretty easily off the Addison red line stop.  Each time I have been to the Metro it has been for Story Week. The workers tend to be really nice, and since I'm usually volunteering for [...]