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  • Video: Weekend Warning – “Ein Prosit” Edition

    Oktoberfest season continues, as does the season for various fall festivals and events. As Lauren Lapka reminds us, no matter what your plans may be, the Traffix Chicago app can help you avoid delays as you drive around the Chicago area.   ALL WEEKEND (9/20-9/22) Oktoberfest in Glendale Heights. – Mon-Thurs 5-10 – Fri: 5-12 – Sat: 12-12 – Sun: 12-10 – Camera Park – The festival will feature authentic German food prepared by renowned Chef Wolfgang of the acclaimed […]

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Riot Fest Edition

    Riot Fest is this weekend, along with ChiSox Craft Beer Fest and many other activities as we continue the transition from summer to fall. As Lauren Lapka reminds us, no matter what your plans might be, the Traffix Chicago app can help you avoid delays as you drive.   ALL WEEKEND (9/13-9/15) Ravinia – Friday: Mary J Blige – Saturday: Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella/Morrissey with Interpol – Sunday: Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella/Coco in concert live to film – Ticket prices […]

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Beer and Sandwich edition

    It’s the Beer and Sandwich edition of Weekend Warning. Beer is in honor this weekend’s German American Oktoberfest, and Sandwich is in honor of the Sandwich Fair. (OK, it’s a stretch, but just play along.) Those are just two of the many events in the area this weekend. Whatever your plans may be, Lauren Lapka reminds us that the Traffix Chicago app can help you avoid delays as you drive.   ALL WEEKEND (9/6-9/8) Ravinia Friday: Saturday: Stravinsky & Prokofiev/ […]

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Lobster puns edition

    If you’re like us, you’ve noticed the recent lack of videos featuring lobster puns. Thankfully, Lauren Lapka solves that problem while also looking at some events in Chicago over Labor Day weekend and reminding us that the Traffix Chicago app can help you avoid delays as you drive.   ALL WEEKEND (8/30-9/1) Ravinia Friday:The Mighty O.A.R Saturday: Dan Tepfer/Queen Latifah, Common Sunday: Sweet, Steely Dan Ticket prices vary https://www.ravinia.org/calendar Foodie Festival The final days of the Chicago Tribune Food Bowl […]

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Wizard World edition

    The summer season is beginning to wind down, but there is still plenty to do. Wizard World Comic Con is this weekend in Rosemont, and there’s the Chicago Triathlon which, even if you’re not participating, will affect traffic downtown and along the lake. As Lauren Lapka reminds us, no matter what your plans may be, the Traffix Chicago app can help you avoid delays as you drive.   ALL WEEKEND Ravinia Friday: Sting Saturday: Sting Sunday: Ticket prices vary https://www.ravinia.org/calendar […]

  • Video: Lynfred Winery in suburban Roselle is celebrating its 40th anniversary

    Lynfred Winery in suburban Roselle is celebrating its 40th anniversary. They produce and bottle wine from grapes as well as a variety of other fruits. They also feature a bed and breakfast. Lynfred works with local businesses as partners to share customers and support each other’s products.

  • Video: Weekend Warning – for Air and Water Show weekend

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the 2019 Chicago Air and Water Show! And, it’s just one of the events in Chicago this weekend. As Lauren Lapka reminds us, no matter what your plans are, the Traffix Chicago app can help you avoid delays as you drive.   ALL WEEKEND Ravinia Friday:Shanghai Symphony Orchestra/Alisa Weilerstein Saturday: Laurie Berkner..Perlman plays Bruch Sunday: Tchaikovsky Spectacular Ticket prices vary https://www.ravinia.org/calendar Little Italy Festa/Gelato Fest Food, several stages featuring live entertainment, quality merchandise […]

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Bud Billiken Parade, Hot Dog Fest, and more!

    It's yet another busy weekend, including the Bud Billiken Parade, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, several races and concerts, and much more. As Lauren Lapka reminds us, whatever you plan to attend, the Traffix Chicago app can help you avoid delays as you drive.

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Lollapalooza Edition

    It’s Lollapalooza weekend, which means lots of street closures and extra traffic downtown. Plus, with many other events on the calendar, Lauren Lapka reminds you that the Traffix Chicago app can help you avoid delays as you plan your trips. ALL WEEKEND Ravinia Friday: Beethoven Symphony 3 Saturday: Ringo Starr & The Beach Boys Sunday:Ringo Starr & The Beach Boys Ticket prices vary https://www.ravinia.org/calendar Chicago Bears Training Camp Register online to visit Chicago Bears Training Camp at Olivet Nazarene University […]

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Blackhawks Convention edition

    It’s Blackhawks Convention weekend. But wait! There’s still plenty of summer to go and plenty of summer events around town. As Lauren Lapka reminds us, whether your plans involve celebrating Chicago’s ice warriors or enjoying the warm weather, the Traffix Chicago app can help you avoid delays as you drive. ALL WEEKEND Ravinia Friday: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Saturday: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Sunday:Chicago Symphony Orchestra Ticket prices vary https://www.ravinia.org/calendar Wood Dale Prairie Fest  offers live music, carnival rides and games, food […]

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