Archive for December 2019

Seven Chicago holiday events to visit before it’s too late

Seven Chicago holiday events to visit before it’s too late
It seems like the holidays are here today and gone tomorrow. With so much to do in Chicago, your intentions may have been good but time got in the way. Lucky for us, many of the top attractions have been extended into January. This relatively quiet week, while many kids are still home for Winter... Read more »

New Year 2020 Chicago: Fireworks and more at Navy Pier and the Riverwalk

New Year 2020 Chicago: Fireworks and more at Navy Pier and the Riverwalk
Chicago will be ringing in the new decade with two major fireworks displays running in tandem on Navy Pier and the Riverwalk when the clock strikes midnight. Here’s what you need to know to go. Navy Pier Navy Pier, is the Midwest’s top-visited destination. If you are planning on heading there for New Year’s Eve... Read more »

Lightscape: It’s a beautiful sight at Chicago Botanic Garden

Lightscape: It’s a beautiful sight at Chicago Botanic Garden
Lights are glistening, tulips are blooming, waterfalls are flowing and there are giant snowflakes underfoot at the all-new magnificent light show, Lightscape, at Chicago Botanic Garden. The garden, which most people don’t even see in the winter, has been transformed into a Winter Wonderland. Straight from the U.K. and the only show of its kind... Read more »
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Holiday finds at Macy’s: 7 things we think you’ll like

Holiday finds at Macy’s: 7 things we think you’ll like
Have you been to Macy’s Street Store recently? If not, you are in for a pleasant surprise. The store itself has undergone a facelift. It feels cleaner, more open with a contemporary flair that still takes into account the original landmark design by the architecture firm of Daniel Burnham. The remodel has retained beloved elements from... Read more »

Bears are coming to the Chicago Pedway

Bears are coming to the Chicago Pedway
The Bears are coming to Chicago’s Pedway (no not, those Bears) In celebration of the winter solstice, coming December 20, the Chicago Loop Alliance has lined-up an art installation that will feature “Massimals in the Loop.” The massimals, in this case, are harmless hibernating bears–that are 1:1 design objects that serve as prototypes to examine how physical form can... Read more »