Posts by Ross Perkins

10 Best Jefferson Park Restaurants – Poland to M...

Potato Pancake in Chicago

Chicago's northwest side is rich in heritage and loaded with flavor. Many Jefferson Park restaurants embrace the Polish side of the community, but you can find quality cuisine from all nationalities in the area. With a true neighborhood feel, many of these restaurants don't only taste like home– their prices will make you feel like…

Humana is Bringing Health and Nutrition to Taste...

taste of chicago music festival

Humana to present healthy mocktail challenge featuring WXRT DJ Mary Dixon and ‘Check, Please!’ host Catherine De Orio on July 9  Health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) will showcase its largest ever list of healthy food items through its signature Humana Healthier Choices program at Taste of Chicago 2016, the world’s largest food festival.…

Chicago 4th of July Weekend Events and Specials ...

fireworks on Navy Pier in Chicago

Holidays in the city are nothing short of pure entertainment– that of course includes a Chicago 4th of July weekend! Celebrate this grand country's independence at any (or all) of these locations around Chicago. Whether you are looking to eat and drink inside or outside, there is most definitely a location or two here for…

Millennium Park Summer Film Series 2016 Schedule

Millennium Park Summer Film Series in Chicago

Tuesdays just became much more enjoyable, thanks to the Millennium Park Summer Film Series! The Millennium Park Foundation and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) have teamed up to create a phenomenal night out in Millennium Park. This free series runs from June 21st to August 30th– every Tuesday at 6:30pm will feature a different…

10 Grueling Chicago Food Challenges for the Brav...

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These Chicago food challenges are pretty intense. They evoke the feelings of excitement, jealousy, anxiousness, confidence, doubt, competitiveness. There is something uniquely satisfying about being able to finish a dish that was created with the notion in mind that it is so ridiculous that most will fail. The are a lot of food challenges in…

30 Father’s Day Restaurant Specials in Chi...

father's day dinner in chicago

Father's Day is the perfect reason to take your pops out to indulge in some food and drinks. Restaurants all over Chicago are offering phenomenal specials. With such a wide variety of establishments, you should be able to lock down a restaurant that's perfect for your dad! III Forks Prime Steakhouse   Celebrate with a Complimentary…

Taste of Chicago Music Lineup for 2016

Taste Of Chicago Music Lineup 2016

Free performances showcasing a variety of local musicians in Grant Park, July 6-10 The popular Bud Light Stage at the 36th Annual Taste of Chicago will offer five days of top performances from up-and-coming as well as established Chicago artists, July 6–10 in Grant Park. The entertainment stage, located at the south end of Taste…

Memorial Day Specials in Chicago for 2016

Pints of beer for the holiday parties

Memorial Day in Chicago is the perfect time to kick off summer. The weather is typically on the up and up, the beaches are open and the parks are freshly green. If you find yourself hungry, thirsty or in need of some entertainment this Memorial Day weekend, these specials and happenings around Chicago will most…

11 Best Chicago Disc Golf Courses – In the city ...

Chicago Disc Golf Course

Disc Golf remains somewhat of a niche sport. It has definitely grown in popularity over the years and professional series do exist, but there is still a good amount of people who have never played it or don't know much about it. Fortunately, for the people that do enjoy throwing a disc with precision– there…

11 Best Chicago Golf Courses – Some of the Great...

fairway shot at a chicago golf course

Golfing has been a way for my family to bond since I was in middle school. Going out with my dad and my brother to soak up some sun, b.s. and knock a few balls around the golf course made for an almost unbeatable day– even when I lost more balls than holes on the…

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