Head to these area farmers' markets for the freshest picks of the season.
50 flavors of ice cream, ice, gelato and sorbet from Chicagoland shops.
25 of the tastiest, coolest, creamiest, sickest, brain-freeziest warm weather treats Chicago has to offer.
Things to do
Remember what it's like to see the sun.
The Nature Museum opens a new exhibit.
Green Kids' Area
An earth party for the kiddos.
Faires, new spaces and workshops abound.
A Chicago teacher talks about her educational iPad apps.
The former Saturday Night Live comedian reinvents herself as a thoughtful (and still hilarious) memoirist.
The Blue Sky studios cofounder talks about Leaf Men, Ice Ages and Oscars.
The Michigan singer-songwriter plays his third annual Earth Day concert at Chicago’s Nature Museum.
Do chains deserve their bad rap? To find out, we pitted them against their “authentic” city counterparts in a blind taste of kid-friendly faves.
Everyone knows the labratory is where the fun happens.
Champions of painstaking stop-motion movie-making, Laika follows up its 2009 hit Coraline with another comedy-thriller for kids.