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If you're the type of person who'd rather see the sites on your own instead of tagging along with a group, you're in luck. The Chicago Loop Alliance has created audio tours of downtown Chicago.

When a member of a band has a heart attack three weeks before a show, you're not quite sure what to expect.

Well, that's not quite true. You expect that there will be no show.

Unless it's Juzt Nutz. And this band is appropriately named. They're freakin' insane.

So I went to the candy expo last week which isn't open to the public but as a member of the press I was able to attend so I could tell you about all the cool new candy and gum and mints that are coming out and how the old standbys are holding up for example they had Sixlets and I didn't even know

The movie choices for this year's Outdoor Film Festival have been released.

Every Tuesday night from July 18 through August 29 you can bring your blanket and your picnic basket to Grant Park and enjoy watching familiar movies under the stars with the skyline in the background.

You can't help but love a diner. Especially when that diner gives you Milk Duds while you're waiting and a basket of donut holes makes its way around the restaurant.

Last night my mother and I went to one of her favorite restaurants ever, the Chicago Diner. If you've heard of Chicago Diner, you know it's a vegetarian's paradise, with menu items like tofu, tempeh, and seitan.

Last week I went to the Chicago launch party for a great new concept in wine clubs.

Today is Ferris Wheel Day. George Ferris was the inventor of the first ferris wheel for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. As a child he'd viewed the water wheels in Carson City and wondered what it would be like to ride in one of the buckets.

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