Archive for September 2011

Remy Bumppo Brings a Good Mourning to Chicago's Greenhouse Theater.

Remy Bumppo Brings a Good Mourning to Chicago's Greenhouse Theater.
Chicago, Friday, September 30, 2011. Remy Bumppo Theatre Company kicked off their 2011/2012 season Monday at the Greenhouse Theater Center with Eugene O’Neill’s epic drama Mourning Becomes Electra.  It’s the inaugural season for Remy Bumppo’s new Artistic Director Timothy Douglas who jumps into the mix fearlessly with this epic production–trimmed from its original six hours... Read more »

Chicago Events for September 30 through October 2: Wrigley Movie, Haunted House, Thriller, Pilsen Art Open House, More.

Chicago Events for September 30 through October 2: Wrigley Movie, Haunted House, Thriller,  Pilsen Art Open House, More.
1.  Long Grove Apple Fest…A Great Way to Spend the Day Anyway you Slice It. Welcome fall at this three day festival kicking off Friday, September 30 and continuing through Sunday, October 2.  The quaint Village of Long Grove goes all out for this fest with vendors lining the streets with bushels of apple-inspired treats... Read more »

Chicago's OctoberFeast 2011 Offers a Taste of River North.

Chicago's OctoberFeast 2011 Offers a Taste of River North.
Chicago’s chic River North neighborhood, home to art galleries, boutiques and the city’s highest concentration of restaurants will be hosting its third annual OctoberFeast on Tuesday, October 4, 2011– from 5:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.  The event features a walk through the neighborhood with stops along the way at some of River North’s top hotspots.  Participants will... Read more »
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Chicago's Mag Mile Resurfacing Starts September 28: What to Expect.

Chicago's Mag Mile Resurfacing Starts September 28: What to Expect.
Chicago, September 28, 2011.  Chicago’s Mag Mile begins the first phase of a much needed facelift today.  Home to dangerous and unsightly potholes that multiply seemingly faster than rabbits, resurfacing Michigan Avenue is a must. Unfortunately as with any construction project, delays and inconveniences are all in a day’s work.  The good news, the project... Read more »

Writers' Theatre Explores Passion Between a Man and a Woman in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing.

Writers' Theatre Explores Passion Between a Man and a Woman in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing.
Chicago, Tuesday, September 27, 2011. When do you know if it’s The Real Thing?  The seven actors onstage at Writer’s Theatre, sort out what is The Real Thing in Tom Stoppard’s play of the same name, that opened Thursday in Glencoe.  The play, one of Stoppard’s most popular, examines the complex and changing nature of... Read more »

Chicago Gourmet 2011: An Inside Look.

Ready.
Chicago, Monday, September 26, 2011.  It’s a wrap, Chicago Gourmet 2011, is history.  If you didn’t have the $150 to $425, that it takes to get inside the gates (no Groupon, this year) check out what you missed in the Gallery below. And kudos to all of the Super-Star Chicago Chefs that work rain or... Read more »
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Check Out Hot Theater Deals for Broadway in Chicago and Red.

Check Out Hot Theater Deals for Broadway in Chicago and Red.
Chicago, Friday, September 23, 2011. If you are looking for a way to save some money but still see some of Chicago’s top upcoming shows and enjoy a bite to eat, check out these specials on Show Me Chicago. Broadway in Chicago is offering $25 dollar tickets for select performances to be purchased on the... Read more »

Preview Chicago Gourmet 2011 on Show Me Chicago.

Eat, drink and enjoy in a beautiful Millennium Park setting.
The fourth annual Chicago Gourmet, takes place in Chicago’s Millennium Park (55 N. Michigan Ave.) on Saturday, September 24 from 12 to 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 25 from 12 to 5 p.m.  Hurry, tickets for Chicago Gourmet 2011 are already SOLD OUT for Saturday and LESS THAN 100 are available for Sunday.  Tickets for the... Read more »

Chicago Steppenwolf Theatre's Clybourne Park in Living Black and White.

Chicago Steppenwolf Theatre's Clybourne Park in Living Black and White.
Chicago, Wednesday, September 21, 2011. Steppenwolf Theatre explores the politics of race from two time periods almost three generations apart in the highly anticipated Bruce Norris Pulitzer-prize winning play Clybourne Park. The show, which opened this week at Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater, takes place in the fictional Chicago neighborhood of Clybourne Park in the same bungalow... Read more »
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Chicago's New Curfew Law Goes into Effect September 18, 2011.

Chicago's New Curfew Law Goes into Effect September 18, 2011.
Saturday, September 17, 2011. The City of Chicago has announced that the new curfew law will go into effect starting tomorrow Sunday, September 18, 2011. This new law, aimed at fighting crime and keeping our children safe, applies to all children ages 16 and younger. To make sure you are on the right page, keep... Read more »
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