Cheap Things To Do This Weekend, June 8-10

We’re sorry, but this weekend = Prometheus weekend. Everything else is secondary. But we’ll be nice and give you some suggestions of what to do with the rest of your free time. Continue reading

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Corn And Black Bean BBQ Pizza

Until recently, the idea of making my own pizza seemed scary and complex. That was, until I discovered Trader Joe’s ready to bake pizza dough. Less than $2 a package, this delicious crust is easy to work with and goes well with almost any topping. For a summery twist on this American staple food, I switched out the tomato sauce for BBQ, and topped it with fresh avocado slices. This is a simple recipe that will be sure to impress your guests!

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Cheap Things To Do This Weekend, June 1-3

Aerial View of Last Year’s Do-Division Festival

Big events are happening all over town, and by the looks of it, it’s a meat-eaters versus vegetarian weekend. Did we mention that street festival season is in full swing? Continue reading

Wes Anderson Inspired Art Show Opening In Pilsen

If you’re like us, then you’ve been patiently awaiting the arrival of Wes Anderson’s new film Moonrise Kingdom for some time now. Celebrate the film’s opening weekend by heading to Gallery 27 in Pilsen for their inaugural art show Futura, featuring works inspired by the films of Mr. Anderson.  Continue reading

Chicago Piano Day

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s annual Keys to the City Festival kicked off today. While there are many exciting things happening throughout this two-week celebration, we are most looking forward to Chicago Piano Day (Sunday, May 27th).

Why? Because it’s free! And David Hyde Pierce will be there! Oh, and also, there are ton of amazing performances and events happening all day long.

But perhaps the best part of Chicago Piano Day is that there is truly something for everyone:

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Free Things To Do This Weekend

“Shots in the Darkroom” – Friday night at The Hyde Park Art Center

The NATO Summit is upon us! Avoid the hassle of downtown this weekend, and enjoy these free activities instead. Continue reading