THE ALISE CHICAGO: HISTORIC HOTEL WITH A PLAYFUL VIBE–AND CUPCAKES

Pineapple Hospitality Group is a small boutique-hotel chain you should know. The family-owned hotelier, founded in 2011 and based in Bellevue, Wash., operates eight unique hotels in prime locations across the country. Seven are on the West Coast; the newest is a Midwestern property–The Alise Chicago. The hotels are different but significant architecturally, and they […]

ILLUMINATION: TREE LIGHTS AT MORTON ARBORETUM

ILLUMINATION: TREE LIGHTS AT MORTON ARBORETUM Lisle, Illinois Through January 2, 2016 It’s one thing to drive through a decorated subdivision to admire the festive lights. It’s quite another to stroll through a darkened forest that surrounds you with a spectacle of light and sound. That’s what “Illumination: Tree Lights at Morton Arboretum” in west […]

LUNCH AND LEARN AT CHICAGO’S INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL

The Tech & Travel media gathering at the InterContinental Chicago integrated family travel, automobile tech upgrades and search optimization for bloggers. All this in one compact educational program plus an elegant three-course lunch. The event was sponsored by TravelingMom.com and Techlicious.com. The historic hotel was built in 1929 as a private athletic club and retains […]