How To Enjoy Chicago Without Risking Frostbite

After a long summer, the cold weather the city is known for is here. But that doesn’t mean you should enjoy your time any less!

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Many of us didn’t see this coming. After all, it was a warmer than usual fall. Then, snow. A lot of it. Not to mention the below freezing temperatures you can anticipate for weeks to come.

Even those who have lived here for quite some time weren’t prepared to hibernate quite yet. This week, we’re seeing temperatures in the teens and a “feels like: in the single digits. Go for a stroll outside? No thank you. Continue reading “How To Enjoy Chicago Without Risking Frostbite”

A Q&A With Jetpack

In today’s guest post, the founder of Jetpack shares what he loves about Chicago & what he always forgets when traveling.

Deep Dish Note: We’re grateful to have Jeff, the founder of Jetpack, sharing with us on the blog today. He took some time to answer some of our questions about traveling in Chicago and how Jetpack is helping Airbnb guests everywhere.
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5 Jolly Holiday Events That Will Get You In The Christmas Sprit

The holidays are here! It’s best time to explore the city and feel the Christmas cheer. So save the date for these festive events!

While the weather may say differently, the holidays are just around the corner. If you can believe it, Thanksgiving is next week!

When people ask me when Chicago is at its best, I always enthusiastically say “Christmas!” That’s typically met with a few strange looks. However, it’s such a great time to be in the city! Continue reading “5 Jolly Holiday Events That Will Get You In The Christmas Sprit”

Your Guide To Cold Weather Hair Care

The cool weather is here & we’ll all be donning our plaid blanket scarves. But beware, your favorite fall look could be wrecking your hair.

As the weather starts to turn, it’s important to consider how you’ll care for your hair in the Windy City. If you’re travelling to Chicago this fall or winter, here’s a few pro tips to help your hairstyle.

All things pumpkin and spice are back! I mean what’s not to love about fall in Chicago? Soon, we’ll all be donning our plaid blanket scarves, carving pumpkins, and watching Halloweentown.  But beware, your favorite fall look could be wrecking your hair. Continue reading “Your Guide To Cold Weather Hair Care”

Why You Need To Attend Open House Chicago This Year

Have you ever been curious as to what the stories are behind some of Chicago’s famous buildings? Now’s your chance to see them.

Have you ever wondered what Chicago looks like from above? What about that building you’ve passed a bunch of times, but have never been in. Now is your chance to get a look at over 200 buildings throughout the city…for free.

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A Q&A With Ballet 5:8

Pick an evening and I can probably direct you to a show you should see. That being said, here’s a recommendation for you.

From the latest musicals (read: Hamilton) to comedy shows and dance, Chicago is a city full of the arts. Pick an evening and I can probably direct you to a show you should see. That being said, here’s a recommendation for you.

One of the best parts about living in the city is the vast amount of events I have to choose from. Thankfully, my husband and I have friends who do a lot of awesome things that we get to see, and share with others! Continue reading “A Q&A With Ballet 5:8”