Spring 2013

Going Places magazine

Ruth Corbin, 8, of Oak Park.

Naper Settlement blacksmith finds new calling

Greg Merriam loves to make kids smile as he shares tricks of his historic trade at Naper Settlement. Read...

 

Chicago Kite gets kite-flying beginners up in the air

Owner of Chicago Kite/Kite Harbor helped start kite festivals throughout Chicago.  Read...

 

Where to get a sweet treat in Chicago's West Town neighborhood

When your sweet tooth is craving to be satisfied, venture to the West Town area to try a variety of unusual but delicious treats. Read...

 

Five romantic getaways for Chicago couples

Five great getaways for parents in need of a little alone time, all within driving distance of Chicago and with options for every budget. Read...

 

The best places to get tacos with kids in Chicago

All tacos are not created equal. And not all taco spots are great for kids. Here are our five favorite family-friendly taco joints. Read...

 

A family trip to Hannibal, Missouri, inspired by Tom Sawyer

A five-hour drive from Chicago, Mark Twain's birthplace makes for a great overnight trip for families. Read...

 

Adventure Stage Chicago tells West Town's story in "Augusta and Noble"

New play tells the story of a young girl looking toward her future while embracing her Latino heritage. Read...

 

Family vacation in Hershey is more than just chocolate

Spend a thrill-filled day riding roller coasters at Hershey Park, then slow down to appreciate the simple things at an Amish farm. Read...

 

The Elephant and The Whale combines shadow puppets, circus life at Chicago Children's Theatre

This story of an unusual friendship will captivate young audiences through a sea journey, circus songs and puppetry.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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