Jennifer Ann Coffeen's Go Indie Blog
Born in a small Michigan town and raised in the hills of Tennessee, Jennifer packed her L.L. Bean backpack for Chicago in the late 90's. Aside from a year living abroad in Scotland, she's been here ever since. Jennifer is a writer, performer, and most recently, a new mom. Her obsessions include food, wine, window shopping, coffee shops, and all things connected with travel.
17 Apr 2012
The Grafton Pub and Grill
Celebrate St. Patrick's all year long at The Grafton Pub and Grill.

04 Mar 2012
Vintage theater
The history behind Chicago's Davis theater.

05 Feb 2012
Valentine’s Day with a local twist
Buy your Valentine's Day gifts at local and independent shops.

04 Dec 2011
National Novel Writing Month
Celebrate National Novel Writing Month in Chicago.

04 Dec 2011
Celebrate the holidays with an outdoor European market

26 Oct 2011
Music Box Massacre
Twenty-four hour horror film festival

01 Sep 2011
Celebrate Labor Day German style
Add a little German into your Labor Day BBQ

01 Aug 2011
Free ways to cool off in Chicago
Three free ways to beat the summer heat in Chicago

01 Jul 2011
Taste of Chicago
Chicago's premier food festival

29 Jun 2011
Barba Yianni Greek Restaurant
This neighborhood Greek restaurant is a favorite for meat and veggie lovers.

01 Jun 2011
Chicago Mayfest
Celebrating Mayfest in Lincoln Square

01 May 2011
The Future of the Bookstore
Are bookstores becoming obsolete?

25 Apr 2011
Moody's Pub
Beer gardens and burgers are a must and the best is Moody’s.

10 Apr 2011
Sabor A Cuba
A real taste of Cuba with BYOB!

01 Apr 2011
A night out on St. Patrick's Day
A Saturday night out during St. Patrick's Day weekend.

15 Mar 2011
The perfect place to pick up a unique gift.

15 Mar 2011
Margie's Candies
Amazing homemade ice cream and a giant candy selection. Recently opened a second location in the city.

15 Mar 2011
Women and Children First Bookstore
An independent, feminist bookstore that caters to children and local authors.

15 Mar 2011
Lincoln Karaoke
Don't let the plain building fool you, Lincoln Karaoke is a nonstop party!

15 Mar 2011
Costello Sandwich and Sides
Fresh baked sandwiches and homemade sides can be found at this local sandwich shop.