West Loop, one of Chicago’s fastest growing neighborhoods, is a foodie’s paradise! During a three hour guided walking tour, you will experience some of West Loop’s best food, and learn about its rich history and architecture. Your culinary adventure will include six food and three beverage tastings at three restaurants (enough for lunch), and a guided tour of one of the best restaurant neighborhoods in America. Tickets are $69, for more information, click here.
Its National Yoga Month! Be mindful this Monday by joining us at Exhale yoga in the Gold Coast from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. for a Flow Yoga class, with drinks to follow at Drumbar in the Rafaello Hotel Rooftop. On Sept. 19 and Sept. 26, Exhale Gold Coast and Exhale Evanston will each host its own complimentary yoga class in honor of the mindful month. The events are open to the public and will feature light bites, drinks and some awesome activities post-sweat. For more information, click here.
Enjoy cocktails on the patio for one of the last few dog days of summer! The weather this week is supposed to be amazing, and we are taking full advantage of it by enjoying mid-week cocktails (okay, early-week cocktails) on a patio. On our radar? Eight Bar, the new first floor restaurant a part of Maple and Ash in the gold coast. We went their for its new brunch and are excited to go back and try some of the awesome cocktails. To see the menu and for more information, click here.
Bitches Give Back! This Wednesday, join us at the Kendra Scott Chicago store at the 900 Michigan shops from 5 p.m until 7 p.m. for a give back shopping event. We are raising funds and generating awareness in honor of September being pediatric cancer month, with 20 percents of proceeds benefiting Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation, a Chicago-based organization that we love. To RSVP to the event, click here and to learn more about Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation and all that they do, click here.
We love supporting Bitchy businesses and organizations! This Thursday, come support local Chicago Charity, My Favorite Outfit, at their “Sip and Style” Fundraiser event located at Woodies Flat in Old Town. My Favorite Outfit’s Junior Board is hosting its inaugural fundraiser with all ticket proceeds benefiting My Favorite Outfit’s mission to empower at-risk youth through fashion to succeed in middle and high school, college, and beyond. Meet and greet with hosts Caitlin Lee of Public Lives, Secret Recipes and Ali Stone of Those White Walls. Tickets are $40, and will get you two hours of open bar. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
Chicago Gourmet is back! Come indulge in one of the best food festivals the city has to offer. The annual three-day fest kicks off Friday with its Hamburger Hop throwdown, right in the heart of Millennium Park. Come check out live chef cooking demos, wine tasting, and food stations galore, from some of your favorite chefs and restaurants here in Chicago. Tickets are $180 for a one day, or $295 for a weekend pass. For more information, and to purchase tickets, click here.
If you scored tickets to Chance the Rapper’s one-day Chicago Music festival, consider yourself lucky. Otherwise get on StubHub and try to snag a ticket to this highly anticipated event. Chance will be headlining the performances at this inaugural festival at U.S. Cellular Field, preceded by guests including Skrillex, John Legend, Tyler the Creator, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Young Thug, and we wouldn’t rule out others! For more information, click here.
We are totally being basic by partaking in fall activities all season long, starting with Oktoberfest here in Chicago! We are celebrating German traditions, eating handmade bratwursts, drinking plenty of cold beer and jamming out to music from authentic German bands and fest favorites alike. Admission is $5, for more information, click here!