Eating healthy at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago: Impossible

Eating healthy at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago: Impossible
Foodies, industry leaders from around the globe, top chefs and the Who’s Who of the food world are in Chicago to celebrate l00YearsOfWow–the hashtag for the 2019 show. The century old convention brings together some 67,000+ foodservice professionals to observe the latest trends in the foodservice industry from ingredients, advancements in restaurant technology, kitchen gadgets and... Read more »

Riverwalk East opens today as part of the Chicago Riverwalk celebration

Riverwalk East opens today as part of the Chicago Riverwalk celebration
Chicago Riverwalk East, a 1.25 mile section between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive on the south side of the Chicago River opens today. The $12 million investment marks the completion of the Riverwalk which the City of Chicago is celebrating this week (today through Sunday) with free public programming and vendor specials. The pomade... Read more »

West Side Story brings cast of nearly 100 to Lyric stage

West Side Story brings cast of nearly 100 to Lyric stage
Saturday night in a fully packed Lyric Opera house, the tragic story of of Tony and Maria ‘s unforbidden love played out in magnificent style as the Lyric rolled out their Spring Musical–which has become a highly anticipated tradition–this being its seventh year. With a cast of nearly 100 artists and musicians, the Lyric’s coproduction... Read more »
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World's largest rooftop deck coming to Chicago

World's largest rooftop deck coming to Chicago
Boasting over 36,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, this spectacular year-round rooftop destination will elevate the Chicago skyline to another level, offering locals a truly unique perspective of The Windy City and Lake Michigan  Are you ready Chicago? It’s been a long winter but not unlike the pot of gold at the end... Read more »

Cut loose with Footloose: The Musical at the Marriott Theatre

Cut loose with Footloose: The Musical at the Marriott Theatre
It’s 1978, Ren McCormack (Adrian Wharton), a big city boy, finds himself in small town America with all of its perceived trappings and no way to escape. If that isn’t bad enough, he soon finds out, Bomont, the town where he’s moved has a ban on music and dancing of any kind. “Footloose”, based loosely... Read more »

Hamilton: The Exhibition showcases the story of America

Hamilton: The Exhibition showcases the story of America
Hamilton: The Exhibition posts new questions about Hamilton’s life and the founding of America, ultimately leaving us to ask the question — how can we leave our own legacies for future Americans? “Hamilton: The Exhibition,”  based on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster “Hamilton: An American Musical”opened today on Chicago’s Northerly Island. Never before has something like this been done. The... Read more »
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Taste of Chicago gets it right with food lineup for 2019

Taste of Chicago gets it right with food lineup for 2019
Taste of Chicago welcomes 37 new Chicago-based restaurants, food trucks and shared kitchens Taste of Chicago, the 39th edition, according to Commissioner of the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Mark Kelly, “Is not your grandma’s Taste.” And he’s right. You may remember back in 2010, Taste was on shaky... Read more »

Chicago Riverwalk 2019 opening week celebration

Chicago Riverwalk 2019 opening week celebration
lt’s party time at the Chicago Riverwalk celebration Monday, May 13 through Sunday, May 19 The City is inviting everyone to experience Chicago’s second waterfront during a preview of summer programming, the week of May 13 through May 19. Visitors will see and experience Art on theMART, new works of public art, fireworks, tours, kayaking,... Read more »

Imagine the Moon at the Adler Planetarium explores the moon and its relationship to Earth

Imagine the Moon at the Adler Planetarium explores the moon and its relationship to Earth
Maybe you knew that December 24, 2018 was the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon. Instead of watching the moon rise from earth, Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders saw the earth rising from the lunar orbit, photographed it and did a live broadcast. “The vast... Read more »
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Jersey Boys: Oh what a night at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre

Jersey Boys: Oh what a night at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre
The Four Seasons returned to Chicago Tuesday night for a limited one-week engagement of the hit musical “Jersey Boys” that brings alive the sounds of the 60’s and 70’s– and “Oh What a Night” it was. I say this every time I see this addictive musical that just keeps giving. It’s no wonder the show returns... Read more »
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