Tidbits of Recommendations: May 29, 2020

Welcome to week 2 of Tidbits of Recommendations! A weekly series where we bring you our favorites in entertainment, lifestyle, and Chicago. Let’s see what we’ve gotten ourselves into this week! ENTERTAINMENT If you love Schitt’s Creek (which, how could you not?) you’ll love Best In Show. We rewatched recently in honor of Fred Willard…

Tidbits of Recommendations: May 22, 2020

Welcome to the brand new Tidbit series, Tidbits of Recommendations! Every Friday, we will release a rundown of the things we’ve been obsessing over that week and what we think you should try. Keeping with The Tidbit’s theme of “entertainment, lifestyle, Chicago” we will have one recommendation for each category every week. Let’s dive in!…

3 Products That Have Helped 3 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a very strange illness that is different for each person that experiences it. We can all certainly agree that it’s not fun, but it does make the good days feel even better. Since my diagnosis, I’ve been trying different products to find items that help with the large array of symptoms. In my…

Bob Dylan’s Latest Track Reminds Us of Another Era-Changing Moment

Every day I’ve gotten up over the past few weeks, I roll over and reach for my phone and am inundated with coronavirus this and COVID-19 that. Which made for a particularly great surprise when I reached for my phone Friday morning and I saw a unique headline: “Bob Dylan releases 17-minute song about JFK…

Tidbits of Springtime: The Best Umbrella of 2020

With the current state of the world, a lot as changed about what we normally would look forward to for springtime. While we’re doing our best to play our part and work together until things get better, we continue to hope for the best. However, one thing that won’t change is the tried and true…

Drunk Shakespeare review: If laughter is the food of love, play on

Saturday night, I walked off the cold Chicago streets into the hidden Lion Theatre and felt as though I was transported back in time. Straight through the front door puts you into a speakeasy-esque bar where you check in and join the The Drunk Shakespeare Society. From there, you walk through the thick, red curtain…

Tapster in Wicker Park is the Elixir Fixer

A few Saturdays ago, my gang and I were sitting around deciding what to do with our night. After throwing out a number of suggestions that were shot down for one reason or another, someone eventually threw out the idea of the new Tapster in Wicker Park. They explained that it’s a self-service beer and…

Royal Salt Cave & Spa in Frankfort is a Royal Treat

With September being Self-Improvement Month, I made it a goal to put more of a focus on my self-care. This meant, more attention to positive hobbies, like reading and journaling, and less time on my phone; more attention to the food and drink I was consuming; and more attention to how I treated my body….

American Idiot: Fifteen Years Later

The following is a guest post from Alex Matkovic Sometimes I forget that the guitar solo from “American Idiot” isn’t our national anthem. September 20th will mark fifteen years since the release of the Grammy-winning rock-opera album, and I don’t think anyone would disagree that we live in a very different world today than we…