Kids and Families

African Lion at Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo is offering free days through February, including the weekends.

Free Days at Chicago Museums

It's the beginning of a new year! If checking out Chicago's museums is on your list of things do this year then this is the month to do it.

Joffrey Ballet's The Nutcracker, Photo credit Cheryl Mann Productions

Chicago is center stage in Tony Award winning Christopher Wheeldon's version of the Nutcracker. The time is 1893, and the Columbian Exposition is set to open in five months.

Free Days at Museum of Science and Industry

The Museum of Science & Industry is offering free admission to Illinois residents on the following dates in 2017.

The free Lincoln Park Zoo is open every day of the year, and it's particularly fun during the holiday season.

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival returns this weekend filled with holiday activities. Considered the official kick-off of the holiday season in Chicago, the fest features live concerts and special offers at Michigan Avenue shops. It's the 25th anniversary for this very special event, and for the first time ever there will be events on Friday as well.

Nando’s PERi-PERi, the South African-Portuguese restaurant known worldwide for its spicy flame-grilled chicken, hatches two new Chicagoland restaurants this month in Skokie and Oakbrook.

Medieval Times

Whenver I'm around horses I revert to my twelve-year-old self. If I get too close and they nuzzle me (which they do, because they can feel the love) I actually tear up because I LOVE THEM SO MUCH.

Fall Festival at Pheasant Run Resort

Hayrides, pumpkin decorating, hot apple cider, scary stories, and caramel apples - fall is in full swing at Pheasant Run Resort!

Six Flags Great America in Gurnee is celebrating 25 years of and it begi