Chicago Festivals Weekend Roundup for the 4th of July and Independence day holiday

The Chicago suburbs often surprise and delight diners with some of the finest restaurants in the region.

You may not be heading to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras, but who needs to when there are so many parties in Chicago you'll have more beads than you can shake a hurricane glass at?

Enjoy the perfect combination of great music, scrumptious food and sustainable spirits at

If you love Americana and folk rock music, mark your calendar for February 19 - 21.

This Saturday night you can really party like a rock star at the

If there's a burgeoning Eddie Van Halen somwhere deep inside you nurture it at

It's never easy to lose a friend.  Chicago's music community lost a great one last Friday.