April 2013 Loop List
1. The Painted Garden
Spring is in bloom at the annual Macy’s Flower Show -- now through April 7! Drenched in a spectacular palette of colors, this year's show evokes the inspiring architecture and vibrant spirit of South Asia. Learn flower arrangement techniques and take part in a cooking tutorial from Girl and the Goat’s Stephanie Izard.
2. A Stroke of Genius
Get your paint on with Bottle & Bottega’s hands-on art sessions that allow anyone to uncork their inner artist and create something of their own. Get inspired by original works of art, an on-site artist’s guidance and of course, a glass of wine.
3. Sidewalk Sunshine
Come find your bargain at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership’s first-ever indoor sidewalk sale at the Spertus Shop! Enjoy steep markdowns on Judaica, home decor, children's gifts, books and more. All sale items 50-80% off!
4. Ready, Set, Roll!
Spring ushers in perfect weather for bike riding! Bike and Roll Chicago has the largest selection of bikes to rent for hours or the whole day.
5. Fill Up
Looking for a great lunch spot? Try Falafill in the Loop! Each falafel is crafted to perfection and there are a range of fresh toppings at the Mezza Bar. From hummus, baba ghanouge and couscous -- you can’t go wrong!
6. Blossoming Talent
Don’t miss the world premiere of Big Fish playing at the Oriental Theatre! Broadway In Chicago is offering all CLA members $20 off each ticket by using code “CLA” when ordering.
7. Springtime, Sing-time
Experience the sensational culmination of music and theatre as Chicago Opera Theater’s spring season begins. With a performance line-up as strong as theirs, you can’t afford to miss a performance!
8. Sights to See
The Loop is the home to some of Chicago’s most historic buildings and modern skyscrapers. Take in the fresh air and learn more about these sights by going on a walking tour with Chicago Architecture Foundation.
9. Coming Up Roses
Enjoy dinner and drinks before or after a show at Rosebud Prime or Rosebud Theater District. Each is known for mouthwatering steaks and cozy atmosphere. Want to stay in instead? Rosebud Theater District now delivers!
10. Sweet Treat
Craving something sweet? Whimisical Candy creates fun, original artisan candy right here in their Chicago kitchen. Made with fresh, natural ingredients, the small batch sweets blend a grown-up’s taste for quality with the classic flavors of childhood candy. Try their famous La-Dee-Dahs for an extra pick-me-up.