Posts tagged "Chicago River"

Have you seen them dye the Chicago River green? It's awesome!!!

Have you seen them dye the Chicago River green? It's awesome!!!
“Every year they dye the Chicago River green, and it stays that way all year ’round.” As you’re making your drunken St. Patrick’s Day plans this weekend, be sure to schedule a little Chicago tradition into your day. The famous Chicago River dyeing will take place on Saturday, March 16 at 10 a.m. If you’re... Read more »

Stop whining about the Wells Street bridge and learn something

Stop whining about the Wells Street bridge and learn something
As much of a pain as the Wells Street bridge construction is, I think we can all agree that the 90-year-old bridge should get a touch-up every once and a while. I know that doesn’t really comfort all of you whose morning commutes have been shot to hell, but here’s some fun history to distract... Read more »

What's that giant thing next to Navy Pier?!

What's that giant thing next to Navy Pier?!
Navy Pier might be the Midwest’s number one tourist destination – don’t ask me why – but have you noticed all the other stuff around it? Like the lighthouse and the giant filtration plant? I was stuck northbound on Lakeshore, and I started noticing all the parks and buildings way out there. Here’s a little... Read more »
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Chicago's most haunted buildings

Chicago's most haunted buildings
Happy Halloween!!!!!! Best day of the year! Since it’s on a Monday this year you probably aren’t looking to get hammered tonight. Why not┬ácelebrate the true spirit of Halloween and scare the crap out of yourself? I’ve spent this month telling you about some of the most haunted places in Chicago, but there are tons... Read more »

It's a "Dragon Boats and NED" Kind of Weekend

It's a "Dragon Boats and NED" Kind of Weekend
There’s nothing better than summertime in Chicago…..except for when it becomes hotter than the surface of the sun. I hate to say it, but this might be a good weekend to see a few summer flicks. If you want to brave the heat then…. Head over to the South Branch of the Chicago River for... Read more »