Spring 2011

Going Places

New Bronzeville Children's Museum is a way into black history for Chicago kids

The nation's only African-American children’s museum in the country, Bronzeville Children's Museum is a South Side gem. Read...

 

Bubbles Academy is perfect for rainy day indoor play

What do you do with an energetic 1-year-old when it’s raining and cabin fever looms? We decided on the newly expanded Bubbles Academy, Lincoln Park’s play-and-learning center for kids under 5. Read...

 

Playing a character while building character at Christian Youth Theater in Chicago

When kids take a class at any of the area’s nine Christian Youth Theater centers, they’ll learn much more than singing, dancing and performing. Read...

 

Go to Neverland by way of Chicago with "Peter Pan" at Tribune Freedom Center

Surrounded by 400 square feet of virtual London, the latest version of "Peter Pan" to fly into Chicago is an immersive, interactive experience the kids won't soon forget.  Read...

 

Stonewater Cove

Stonewater Cove Resort is not your average all-inclusive resort. About an hour west of Branson, Mo., it's small, intimate and decidedly upscale. Read...

 

Aloft Chicago O'Hare Hotel a bright spot by the airport

Aloft Chicago O’Hare offers a sleek place to stay, starting at just $89 a night. It’s a wonderful combination of modern adult appeal and activities for kids, making everyone in the family happy. Read...

 

Finding a healthier burger in Chicago and the suburbs

Who said burgers have be bad for you? Everest Burger in Glencoe goes healthy - without losing hearty. Read...

 

Can't wait for spring? Find it indoors at Chicago's conservatories

When you need a little springtime, right this very minute (not whenever it decides to show up in Chicago), try one of the area's conservatories, which offer a whiff of spring for free. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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