Chicago: Christkindlmarket

I don't want to sound like a Grinch, but I find it a sacred practice not to celebrate Christmas early and I planned on following this rule until the day I died. Then I moved to Chicago.

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My CHI Views

This city is dirty, eclectic, and a bit eccentric. It's also breathtaking and thought-provoking.

Chicago Hauntings Bus Tour

I can't say that I truly believe in ghosts or demons, but I do believe in the people trying to find explanations for the unexplainable mysteries of life.

Open House Chicago

With only one day of my weekend free and over 250 places to choose from, I had to pick wisely.

Edgewater Arts Festival

I've always been a wallflower, almost to a fault...but today I found it to be a bit of a gift.

Chicago: A Free Day on the Gold Coast

I felt weirdly under-dressed and like I couldn't actually go inside the stores.

Why I Moved to Chicago

Suprise! I moved.

The Red Line: Chicago, IL

If you want to get anywhere on time, or even on the day you plan on getting somewhere, don't rely on Amtrak.

Saint Patrick’s Day: Chicago, IL

Saint Patrick's Day gives me an excuse to celebrate my favorite culture without anyone else blinking an eye.

Why You Should Set a Date for an Annual Adventure

If you convince yourself a particular day is special, it will be, no matter what happens.