Archive for November 2019

‘Tis the Season: Tree lighting at Gallagher Way

‘Tis the Season: Tree lighting at Gallagher Way
Gallagher Way to Host Third Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony December 2 If you thought that after the official city tree lighting, the Magnificent Mile Lights Fest and this weekend’s neighborhood and suburban tree lighting festivals that tree lighting ceremonies for this season were over, you’d be wrong. This Monday, December 2, Gallagher Way, in the... Read more »

Guide to Lincoln Park Zoo’s ZooLights 2019

Guide to Lincoln Park Zoo’s ZooLights 2019
It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays. One of Chicago’s most popular holiday traditions, ZooLights, returns this holiday season on Friday, November 29th. ZooLights illuminates the zoo with more than 2.5 million lights and hundreds of dynamic displays. The zoo is transformed into a twinkling winter wonderland for 28 nights complete with ongoing programs... Read more »

The holidays at Millennium Park from ice skating to tree lighting

The holidays at Millennium Park from ice skating to tree lighting
 Ice skating at Millennium Park opens November 15, 2019 Ice Skating at Millennium Park opens for the season at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink on Friday, November 15.  Millennium Park will be the epicenter for a variety of holiday activities including home to the official City Christmas Tree, ice skating, music, exhibitions, an art market and other free... Read more »
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A sneak peek inside the world's largest Starbucks Reserve Roastery

A sneak peek inside the world's largest Starbucks Reserve Roastery
Chicago may not be first to get a Starbucks Reserve Roastery–Seattle, Shanghai, Milan, New York, and Tokyo were in line before us–but we did get the “World’s Largest” and arguably the best. It’s hard to imagine a more innovative space. Jill Enomoto, vice president of Roastery Design & Concept for Starbucks, says the design was... Read more »

AAA offers timely tips for winter driving

AAA offers timely tips for winter driving
Are you ready for winter? With snow arriving early this year–already our second significant snowfall of the season (and it’s only November 11)–AAA has put together some timely reminders to deal with and get a jump on the weather. Just like the Boy Scouts motto, it is important to “Be Prepared.” Do you know how... Read more »

Hubbard Street Dance kicks off 2019-20 Season

Hubbard Street Dance kicks off 2019-20 Season
Chicago’s Hubbard Street Dance, known as America’s premier contemporary dance company, now in its 42nd season kicked off its 2019-20 Season Thursday night at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park (205 E. Randolph). The season opener, “Forge Forward” features three pieces including Rena Butler’s new piece called “This, That, and the Third;” Canadian choreographer... Read more »
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