Just Put A Bow On It– Delicious Gifts

I hate the feeling of being absolutely clueless when it comes to gift shopping for someone. Whether the person has everything, or nothing– finding gifts is not always an easy task. Judging from personal experience, receiving amazing food- especially sweets- or some...

Love Is In The Air or Maybe It’s Roses? Chicago Florists Work Magic

Valentines Day is right around the corner. If your loved one goes crazy over red roses but you are tired of the same boring arrangement, there are so many creative and unique ways to present her with these flowers. Create a beautiful arrangement that is a combination...

13 Essential Chicago Apps To Better Your Life

With our lives seamlessly integrating with technology, it comes to no surprise that there are apps tailored to all forms of lifestyles. With Chicago being so diverse, certain apps can give you valuable insight into the city. 312Go 312Go is your no-strings-attached...

11 Best Chicago Disc Golf Courses – In the City & Beyond

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...

Dog Friendly Chicago Establishments– Plan a Date with your Best Friend

There is no denying that Chicago is an almost continuous expansion of concrete. While you may have the ability of venturing wherever you please, your furry companion is much more limited. Rather than just taking them to visit the patch of astroturf a couple blocks...

The Chicago Traveler Articles

Asado Coffee – A Look Into Pickwick Lane

It was a brisk winter morning when I found myself wandering down a sidewalk in River North on the way to meet up with a buddy that I hadn’t seen in years. I had been running on Starbucks drip-coffee for days because of the convenience factor, but I was starting to go...

Top 10 Chicago Bulls Players Of All Time

If you’re not from Chicago, it’s impossible to understand how passionate we are about our sports teams. Unbelievably dedicated as fans and absolutely damning as critics, Chicago fans aren’t ones to cheer for the hottest new team. Team preference is something that’s...

Top 10 Golf Courses in Chicago

Whether it’s a relaxing Sunday afternoon with your old buddies, or trying to bond with your new son-in-law, one of the most calming, yet competitive, activities is hitting the links. We thought we would count down our top 10 golf courses in and around Chicago.   Top...

The Best Chicago Bed and Breakfast? – Top 5

Whether you spend time traveling, or are just looking for a little weekend escape from your abode – a Chicago bed and breakfast stay will trump a hotel every time. Great locations, reasonable prices, unmatched hospitality, and some of the best home-cooked breakfasts...

Top 10 Chicago BBQ Joints

When you think about Chicago food, it s typical for the mind to conjure images of deep-dish (and thin crust) pizzas, hotdogs, and all ranges of Italian fare probably not barbeque. But believe it or not Chicago is knee-deep in a full out Barbeque renaissance these...

Top 10 TV Shows Set In Chicago

Filmmakers looking for an interesting setting for their television or film have long been drawn to the Second City; with a rich history, dynamic setting, and a famously cosmopolitan culture, Chicago has strong cinematic appeal across a variety of genres. Over the...

Top 10 Chicago Food Trucks

Sitting down at a restaurant is not always the most convenient way to grab a bite to eat and fast food is not always appetizing. Chicago food trucks roam throughout the city to offer a welcome change to the normal food options. Beware, once you find a truck that you...

Bike Shops Chicago – Top 10

Choosing one of the many bike shops Chicago houses can be a tough ordeal. Many of times, people choose what is closest to them. In a pinch this can be a good solution. When you have some spare time, building a relationship with a reputable shop can change your biking...

Top 3 Culinary Arts Schools in Chicago

Culinary arts schools are a great way to master the fine arts involved in preparing and cooking great dishes. Chicago has a wide variety of culinary arts schools that can help teach you about the different aspects of professional cooking. Not all of them focus on the...