Fall is upon us, even though Chicago has had some strange, 70-degree days sprinkled in the last few weeks. Instead of hibernating in your apartment and watching Hocus Pocus or the original Halloween on repeat, we have a few ideas for where you can chill when the weather is a bit chilly.
Summer isn’t technically over yet, even though there’s been a sprinkling of cooler days here and there! Put the pumpkin spice lattes down and apple picking plans aside: celebrate September with these festivals.
If you’re trying to make last minute Labor Day plans, picking the place to spend your long weekend can be a ton of pressure. Look no further! We’ve got you covered on the best spots for your first weekend in September.
So, you’re planning to move to the best city in the world. Who can blame you? We have awesome sports teams, exciting nightlife, the best food (and pizza, don’t kid yourself), and plenty of areas in the city to choose from. If you’re already a little lost with all the options, don’t fear! We’ll give you the lowdown on the Chicago neighborhoods that fit what you’re looking for.
It’s the 3rd of July. You still don’t know which iconic spot to watch fireworks from. In need of some help? Not to worry… Fulton Grace is here to assist you in your pyrotechnic, star-spangled, exciting journey to find the best spot to “ooh” and “aah” at the sky for the Fourth.
As temperatures rise over 80 degrees and humidity percentages make you feel like you’re walking through a sauna, you may find yourself wanting to submerge completely in some cold lake water. No judgment, since we conveniently have Lake Michigan nearby to jump into! Pack up your beach bag and load up on the sunscreen, because a beach weekend in Chicago doesn’t mess around.
Ah, a Chicago summer. After a lengthy winter, the wind coming off the lakefront is finally warm and residents of the best city in the world emerge from their apartments pale, shielding their eyes from the newfound cloudless sky, and grateful for the ability to finally enjoy outdoor activities again. One of the best ways to get fresh, local produce in the city? Farmers Markets. Here’s the best Chicago has to offer.