The Chicago Park District Offers Year-Round Fun

Chicago skyline from the BP Pedestrian Bridge which connects Millenium Park to Maggie Daley Park. The bridge was designed by Frank Gehry. Chicago Park District

With Botanic conservatories, hundreds of parks, and nearly a dozen museums, the Chicago Park District offers plenty of year-round fun. At more than 8,800 acres, it’s one of the largest park districts in the country. Here are a few of our favorite highlights: Maggie Daley Park Nestled near the Lake Michigan shoreline, Maggie Daley Park is set among grassy […]

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Mark Your Calendars for the Chicago Food Truck Fest!

Male customer boying sandwiches and burgers from food truck.

Interested in getting some sunshine and exploring the best of Chicago cuisine at the same time? The Chicago Food Truck Fest takes place on June 23rd and 24th starting at 11 am each day. This celebratory event was made especially for foodies! With more than 45 food truck vendors, you can expect to be fully […]

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The Chicago Botanic Garden Welcomes Visitors Year-Round

Evening shot in the Chicago Botanic Garden. Pond, bridge, willow tree

An easy drive from 215 West Apartments is a spectacular 385-acre living plant museum. We are talking about the Chicago Botanic Garden, and it welcomes visitors year-round. It opened more than forty years ago and has since grown into one of the greatest museums of its type in the world. Highlights include: The Esplanade Designed by […]

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