Chicago's best beaches

Twenty-six miles long with 31 beaches, the Chicago lakefront has a spot that should fit every family. Here are our favorite beaches, just in time for the warm weather.  Read...

 

Puppet bike pedals fun on Chicago streets

If you see a bike with a colorful, tiny theater attached to the back on the streets of Chicago, make sure you stop to watch the show. Read...

 

A family guide to Memorial Day in Chicago

Make Memorial Day about more than just a Monday off from school and work.  Read...

 

Pinners You Should Know: h.h. gregg

Pinterest is full of so many great ideas, but sometimes it's hard to decide who to follow. To help, Samantha begins a monthly series highlighting some unexpected pinners. Read...

 

Camp in a real tree house in southern Illinois

Camping in the new treehouses in Shawnee National Forest lets families camp without losing the luxuries. Read...

 

Chicago mom says goodbye to winter and hello to more free time

Lisa is looking forward to gaining back the hours she lost during the winter.  Read...

 

Facebook: The new way to garage sale in Chicago

Facebook has many uses: keeping in touch with family, reconnecting with old friends and ... selling your stuff!  Read...

 

A regular day becomes a perfect Chicago day

An unexpected day off turns into a fun day without kids. Read...

 

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry

Ever wonder what goes on behind the exhibits at MSI? Here's your chance to take a peek. Read...

 
 

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