This July 4 weekend, take part in a long-standing Chicago that festival celebrates diversity – mainly African and Caribbean cultures. During the upcoming holiday weekend, Chicago’s Union Park will host the 23rd annual International Festival of Life. The four-day celebration will offer live music, food, the annual Chicago Music Awards – even a tribute to…Read more→

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Ready to make Sunday a fun day? Head to Broadway where crowds will be lined up several rows deep to watch the colorful celebration that makes up Chicago’s annual Pride Parade. Complete with floats, dancers, beads, beer and some of the city’s most spectacular people-watching, the parade kicks off at noon in Updtown Montrose and…Read more→

Actor Matthew Broderick said it best during his iconic stint as Ferris Bueller: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” It may be hard to believe, but “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” the film where Chicago serves as the backdrop, turns 30 this summer.…Read more→

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