Enjoy Wednesday Morning Bird Walks at the Peggy Notebaert Museum

A Black Capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) perched on a limb of a flowering crab apple tree.

Are you looking for something different to do? Then join Geoffrey Williamson of the Chicago Ornithological Society for educational and fascinating bird walks. Attendees meet every Wednesday at the Peggy Notebaert Museum, and Williamson will then lead everyone around North Pond, which is a popular bird watching destination. Afterward, everyone can gather inside the museum for […]

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Enjoy Burgers, Beer and More at Miller’s Ale House

Hamburger with fries and beer

When was the last time you truly kicked back and enjoyed classic American food and a good craft beer? There’s no better way to relax with friends and celebrate the end of a long week. Miller’s Ale House, an American bar and restaurant with amazing burgers and a chill atmosphere, opened a few months ago near […]

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Enjoy an Evening of Music at Winter’s Jazz Club


An easy drive from Oak Park Place is Chicago’s newest home for classic live jazz. We’re talking about Winter’s Jazz Club, and in 2017, it was called one of the “Top 10 Things to Do in Chicago” by Conde Nast Traveler. A variety of artists take to the stage six nights a week, and upcoming performances include: […]

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