Go Shopping on State Street

Go Shopping on State Street

Anchored by State Street, Chicago’s Loop has been a shopper’s paradise for more than a hundred years. State Street is known for its vibrant art installations and stores that offer everything from luxury splurges to bargain finds.  Here are some of our favorite must-see destinations. Magnolia Bakery It was in 1996 when the Magnolia Bakery opened in New York […]

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Explore Chicago’s Best Used Bookstores

Chicago's Best Used Book Stores

There are only a few things in life that are more comforting than taking an afternoon to explore a used bookstore. With so many treasures waiting to be discovered, used bookstores offer something different at every turn.  From classic novels to hidden poetic anthologies, there is something for everyone. If you are ready to begin your hunt […]

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Winter Wonderland: Chicago in December

Family at christmas market at winter time in Chicago in December

The windy city has a special magic during the winter holiday season. With tons of events and lots to see, Chicago in December is a literal winter wonderland. Check out some of the unique winter events you can enjoy, just a short drive from your home at Catalyst Chicago.   Zoo Lights Take a trip […]

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