If dinner and a movie gets you about as excited as a visit to
the dentist, step up your date night game at Adler Planetarium's
After Dark program. The monthly themed event offers exclusive
museum access, unbelievable views of Chicago's skyline and the
chance to act like teenagers in love again.
The Chicago skyline is stunning, but there's something extra
special about seeing it from the water. Throw in a couple drinks
and good music, and it's downright magical. So call Grandma to
babysit because whether you cruise during the day or at night, it's
a fun experience and a great way to reconnect.
For a couple of hours, you don't have to think about whatever is
waiting for you. You'll want to try everything on the menu - but
don't be surprised to see a goat leg gracing a nearby table. If
you're lucky, snag a seat at the back counter, where you can watch
the cooks and maybe see Stephanie Izard calling the shots.
If you have just an hour or two sans kiddos, this is a great
spot for some alone time. Services range from the more basic hair
and nails to luxurious facials and massage, so you're sure to be
blissed out just like in those long-lost kid-free days.
A fun dueling piano bar that's great for music lovers, closet
singer wannabes and those who can't carry a tune. It's also a
frequent stop for bachelorette parties. Music varies from Elton
John to 98 Degrees to Lady Antebellum. Just don't be surprised if
you end up singing and having a dance party with perfect