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If you haven't been yet, rock the Maggie Dailey Skate Ribbon as soon as possible! Their are no axles or triple fancies here . . . this is a serious skaters dream! It's super cool! Get it on Vine and impress your friends!
Make a Splash, or watch a really big one at Chicago's Polar Bear Plunge - Celebration of the Shrinkage Jan. 24. Sure, it's a little bit crazy, but it's for a good cause! Oak Street Beach!
Jan 24 - 25
If you've got what it takes to be a STAR, check out the America's Got Talent Auditions at McCormick Place. If you've ever seen the show, they've got lots of different acts! So Do Your Thing and show 'em watch you got!
Jan 30 - Feb 12
Ok, if you love to eat, get yourself to Chicago Restaurant Week (which is actually longer than a week), where, like a million Chicago restaurants promote specialty menu's and you eat like a king for days. Seriously, some of the best eats you'll have . . . .
And if you want a preview . . . check out the First Bites Bash at Union Station on Jan 29. 125 bucks gets you into the tasting of the century . . . Def. a cool foodie scene.
So there's a winter Beer Festival called Winter Brew. It's a festival, and there's beer. And their tagline is, "When it snows, we pour." Yup, arm twisted!
Five words. People running in their undies! A short hop on the L gets you to Cupid's Undie Run on the north side. It all kicks off at noon with a whole slew of good-hearted Chicagoans running in their undies for a great cause, and the celebrating goes into the wee hours. Check it out. Seriously.
Feb 12 - 22
Do you have a thing for the dramatic? Consider yourself "theatrical"? Then check out Chicago Theatre Week! It's the best two weeks in Chicago to see awesome theatre AND save some major dollars - tickets go for as little as 15 to 30 bucks! Plus, as a proud sponsor, you can get some kick a-- rates here starting at $89 at ACME. Check it out! http://www.acmehotelcompany.com/chicago-hotel-reservations.aspx
This may be the largest Mardi Gras party north of Nolo, when Wrigleyville becomes the site of Beadquest. It's a pub crawl, with beads, and a whole lot of revelry.
Want more? Check out these Chicago mainstays!In case you haven't noticed, Chicago bike riders are pretty much like the USPS when it comes to dedicated riding through sleet, snow, hell or high water! Get your Divvy and ride the city like a local, they're practically at every street corner. If you're a tad on the laid back side - a segway may be more your speed . . . we've got those too! If you love to eat as much as we do, you've gotta check this out . . . Chicago Food Planet offers a full array of food tours. Take a big bite out of Chicago, then come back to ACME for a long snooooooze. If you've been dying to check out EATALY, you're in luck - it's a block away, and yeah, it's awesome. Are you an adrenaline junkie? Then head over to the Willis Tower and the Ledge. It's a glass box extended over the street, 103 stories in the air. Or, go for the all new TILT at the Hancock, and lean over the city like never before. Enough said. Tweet that Twitterverse! If you love all things four legged and furry, you'll love the Lincoln Park Zoo. A leader in wildlife conservation, the zoo features super cool animals of many many species. If you don't believe us, ask our associate Eve - She goes APE for LPZoo. Plus . . . it's F-R-E-E!