Archive for June 2019

Things to do this weekend from Pride Parade to neighborhood festivals

Things to do this weekend from Pride Parade to neighborhood festivals
Pride is being celebrated from Boys Town to Grand Park this weekend with over 1,000,000 expected to participate in the festivities. But that’s not all. Here’s a rundown of happenings around town this weekend starting with Pride. PRIDE PARADE – LAKEVIEW / UPTOWN The 50th Annual Chicago Pride Parade steps off at noon, Sunday, June... Read more »

Offshore Chicago: Does it live up to the hype?

Offshore Chicago: Does it live up to the hype?
There’s been lots of hype about, Offshore Chicago, the nation’s largest rooftop patio. Yes, I said the NATION’S LARGEST–not Chicago’s, but the largest across the USA. At last night’s grand opening party it became official when Offshore received the award for the Nation’s largest rooftop patio from the Guinness Book of World records. But is... Read more »

Navy Pier’s 3rd Annual Water Flicks offers super summer entertainment

Navy Pier’s 3rd Annual Water Flicks offers super summer entertainment
Free eight-week film series features fan favorites along the lakefront from June 24 through August 12 Calling all superhero fans Whoosh! Bang! Kapow! Your favorite superheroes are heading outdoors this summer at Navy Pier’s third annual Water Flicks. Water Flicks is a free summer film series that takes place on the Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park against the... Read more »
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Virgil Abloh "Figures of Speech" is a must see exhibition at the MCA

Virgil Abloh "Figures of Speech" is a must see exhibition at the MCA
When it comes to art, are you a tourist or a purist? A purist is a person who insists on following traditional rules. A tourist is open to change and new ideas. Virgil Abloh, whose groundbreaking exhibition opens today at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), sees himself as both a “tourist” or enthusiastic novice, and... Read more »

Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet special events line-up announced

Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet special events line-up announced
Encore Event Tickets on Sale Now Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet is expanding their reach for the 12th annual food fest that takes place in Millenium Park and around town Sept. 24 – 29. This year’s theme is Lights, Camera, Napkin!  A host of special related events, were announced yesterday at a press conference complete with celebratory bites and beverages at... Read more »

Saint Kate Milwaukee's Arts Hotel: a sneak peek before opening day

Saint Kate Milwaukee's Arts Hotel: a sneak peek before opening day
Saint Kate, (139 E. Kilbourn Ave) Milwaukee’s exciting new arts hotel is almost ready for its close-up. Here’s what we saw, five days prior to opening day–coming June 4. Part of Milwaukee’s transforming downtown, Saint Kate, named after Saint Catherine, the patron saint of artists will offer an experience unlike any other hotel in the... Read more »
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