12 Things To Do

Every Thursday in Lincoln Park, enjoy shopping and drinks at local boutiques…my favorite is Shop 857.

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Pizza Nights at Floriole: Every Friday and Saturday Night from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. enjoy pizza and other yummy foods at my favorite neighborhood restaurant.

Every Thursday night at NTC Lincoln Park:

DePaul Barre Night: at 6:30 p.m on Thursday nights, NTC Lincoln Park (on Armitage) is having a barre class for us! Want to look good in your summer wardrobe and work off the calories you consumed stuffing your face with mini cookies during midterms? Here is your answer.

Discovery Run: at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday nights, you can also go on the NTC Lincoln Park Discovery Run. Run to discover a new part of Lincoln Park or Chicago!  A surprise every week is included in the run, but I’ll clue you in that this Thursday it’s a free “Derby Drinks” wine tasting at WineStyles on Belmont!


Green City Market: Come pick up fresh, organic, fruits, vegetables, and many other home grown foods every Saturday and Wednesday from  7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. It is located a little bit of a walk from DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, between Clark and Stockton Drive at 11790 North Clark.

Delta Gamma Date Night Auction: On May 18th, you can come and enjoy date night activities, packages, and items to be auctioned off in a live and silent auction, as well as a raffle in Cortelyou Commons. There will also be a performance by DePaul Mens Acapella group DMaC!

Sweat In The City: from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on May 23rd, MARK BAR and RightFit Chicago invite you to join them for a night filled with education, motivation, and perspiration! SHRED415 owner’s Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer will be dishing their fitness secrets while a nutritionist from Northwestern University will talk about FUELING your workouts. Next, feel the burn from 3 workouts led by Megan Chappell, Jeremy Walton and Michelle Amore – some of Chicago’s hottest trainers. After working up a sweat and appetite, mix, mingle and munch away on healthy treats prepared by owner of Centered Chef, Ryan Hutmacher.

Randolph Street Market: On May 25th and 26th you can come score some amazing new and vintage finds from across the country This is one of my favorite things to do during the summer. I have found some amazing treasures here.  Find the market at 1350 Block West Randolph street.

DMaC Spring Concert: on May 25th at 6:00p.m. you can join DMaC at Lincoln Hall for a night of music.

New Music Mondays: Every Monday from May 27th to July 29th at 6:30 p.m. you can come hear a different musical act at Millenium Park. Sounds like a perfect time for a picnic.

SELF Magazine Workout in the Park: from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. join women from around Chicago at Grant Park for a transformative day of unique experiences, including invigorating classes from CRUNCH gym, beauty and fashion consultations, nutritional know-how, and tons of freebies and giveaways from SELF and additional sponsors. For the past two decades, the well-regarded event, which sells out in Chicago each year, has inspired tens of thousands of women to re-energize their lives.

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Fashion in the Street: On June 1st and 2nd there will be a runway show and “Fashion In The Street” will feature local fashion designers and boutiques, as well as unique vendors selling their artistic collections in an outdoor street setting.

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