Category Archives: Family

Chicago’s Best Hot Diggety Dog Drive-in: Superdawg

There are hundreds of places in the city to catch an awesome Chicago-style hotdog – from the self-proclaimed “encased meats emporium” Hot Dougs to the sometimes lewd and usually crude Wiener Circle. So just where does a local family go to … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Top 3 Breakfast Spots (According to My Almost Three and Eleven-Year-Old Kids)

Nothing beats breakfast in Chicago on a Saturday morning. After a busy work week, the last thing I want to do is man the griddle early on a weekend. You’ll usually find my kids begging and me giving in (very … Continue reading

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Top Seven Chicago Must-dos with Teens or Tweens

Heading into town with your favorite teen or tween? Here are seven must-dos for your Windy City bucket list:

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7 Tips for a Fun (and Affordable!) Visit to Chicago’s Navy Pier

Chicago’s Navy Pier is a kid’s dream destination: The Ferris Wheel! Cirque Shanghai! The IMAX Theater! The Children’s Museum! The roasted nut cart! The funhouse! The churros! That said, visits to Navy Pier tend to empty every parent’s pockets. So, … Continue reading

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Going to the Chicago Air and Water Show?

Air is invisible. Water is tasteless. In a world of iPhones, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” and ABC’s Bachelor Pad – how does this seemingly dull combination put on a show worth seeing? Easy. Jets!

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