Eat. Watch. Do. – Return of the McKatsu, ‘Lightyear’ review, plus July Fourth fireworks – Chicago Tribune

Happy Wednesday, Chicago. And happy official start of summer! (I hope your air conditioners are in good shape and won’t break down, as mine did over the weekend.) If you’re looking to stay indoors to beat the heat, there are tons of great things to watch, like Pixar’s new “Lightyear” movie, “cullud wattah” at Victory … Read more

10 things to do in Chicago this weekend

Andersonville Midsommarfest: The street festival celebrating the neighborhood’s Swedish roots features five stages hosting more than 60 performances including DJs, tribute bands, drag shows, dance groups and tumblers plus karaoke, trivia, story time, a drag brunch and art vendors. The Swedish American Museum offers free admission and serves Swedish food. 5 pm to 10 pm … Read more

Milwaukee Tool Opens New Technology Innovation Center in Chicago to Attract Engineering Talent

By Morrie S. Goldman 05.16.2022 0 // php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> Milwaukee Tool, a leading developer of job-site solutions for construction trades worldwide, brought together its top engineering and design managers for an event to launch a new state-of-the-art Chicago engineering center. Located at Chicago’s historic Old Post Office … Read more

Family-Owned Business Brings Mexico to the Mag Mile | Latino Voices | Chicago News

Nestled in Chicago’s ritziest shopping district, Colores Mexicanos offers an experience a world away from its retail neighbors. “Everything here has a part of the energy, of the heart and the soul of the people who made it,” said co-owner Erika Espinosa Cruz. Shoppers stepping inside the Michigan Avenue store are swiftly transported from busy … Read more

May the 4th be with you: May the Fourth events across Chicago area on Star Wars Day, May 4

CHICAGO (WLS) – May the 4th be with you! To celebrate Star Wars Day this year, here’s a list of events across the Chicago area taking place on May 4, 2022. CHICAGO May the 4th Be With You – Star Wars Trivia NightEmpirical Brewery1801 West Foster Avenue Chicago, IL 606407 – 9 pm Think you … Read more

Blue Island arts group pairs craft beers with crafters Saturday for Mai Fest in Olde Western Avenue Historic District – Chicago Tribune

When scores of vendors showcase their wares Saturday in Blue Island, it will mark the city “coming back to life after the pandemic,” according to Joe Leamanczyk, head of the Blue Island Arts Alliance. Mai Fest 2022 Arts and Crafts Fair will feature jewelry, T-shirts, paintings, skin care product, candles, crystals, cards and more, according … Read more

Earth Day celebration in Geneva all about protecting, improving the planet – Chicago Tribune

The Geneva Park District offered hundreds the chance to get out and enjoy the weekend while also improving the environment during a three-hour celebration of Earth Day on Saturday at Peck Farm Park. Working in conjunction with the city’s Natural Resources Committee, the celebration offered recycling opportunities, a rain barrel sale, nature crafts and the … Read more