Posts in category "Chicago events"

Newberry Library Book Fair 2014 and Bughouse Square Debates

Newberry Library Book Fair 2014 and Bughouse Square Debates
The 30th annual Newberry Library Book Fair kicks off tomorrow, Thursday July 24th at noon through Sunday, July 27th.  Chicago’s favorite book sale features more than 120,000 used books in over 70 categories from cookbooks to collectibles–most priced under $2.00. Some special finds this year include: Autographed titles by three Nobel Peace Prize winners (Barack... Read more »

Midsummer Checklist: Chicago Summer To Do List

Midsummer Checklist: Chicago Summer To Do List
Tomorrow is July 15, the mid-point of summer. The days are getting shorter, the angle of the sun is noticeably changing and the frenzy is picking up. In a month, or less, the start of school will be on the horizon with pumpkin lattes, wool sweaters and football games not far behind. Summer in Chicago... Read more »

Festival del Taco: Chicago’s New Summer Fest Celebrates the Stuffed Tortilla

Festival del Taco: Chicago’s New Summer Fest Celebrates the Stuffed Tortilla
Savor the flavor of Mexico at Chicago’s newest neighborhood festival, Festival del Taco, kicking off in Little Village at 26th Street and Kostner this Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1. Festival del Taco joins some of Chicago’s favorite returning fests this weekend including Maifest Chicago in Lincoln Square, Do Division, on where else but... Read more »
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Studs Terkel Festival: “Let’s Get Working" Celebrates a Chicago Legend

Studs Terkel Festival: “Let’s Get Working" Celebrates a Chicago Legend
Let’s Get Working, a new Chicago festival, will honor Chicago legend, Louis “Studs” Terkel through concerts, discussions, listening stations, performances, screenings, and soapbox debates reflecting the broad range of his work. The FREE festival kicks off today, May 9th, and continues through Sunday, May 11th at UChicago’s new Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th... Read more »

Shakespeare's 450th Birthday: How "Will" Chicago Celebrate?

Shakespeare's 450th Birthday: How "Will" Chicago Celebrate?
“The wheel is come full circle” with Chicago pulling out all the stops for a birthday blast celebrating William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday on April 23—coincidentally the same day Wrigley Field turns one-hundred (kind of makes one wonder how Wrigley will be doing in another 350 years). Around the world, Shakespeare’s 450th birthday kicks off the... Read more »

Chicago Summer 2014: Calendar of Festivals and Events

Chicago Summer 2014: Calendar of Festivals and Events
Show Me Chicago has put together their annual calendar of Chicago’s biggest and best, oldest and newest festivals and events for the summer of 2014.  It’s time to party Chicago. Put these events on your calendar and check back for more to be added as dates are announced. May 2014 Cinco de Mayo Festival, May... Read more »
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Spring in Chicago: Top Ten Ways to Celebrate the Season

Spring in Chicago: Top Ten Ways to Celebrate the Season
It’s finally spring in Chicago. You can feel it, smell it, see it and even taste it. Don’t let this elusive season pass you by. Spring in Chicago is short and sweet. You have to be quick on your feet to catch it. If the sun is out and the temperature is heading north of... Read more »

Chicago White Sox New Food Choices: I’ll Have the Bacon on a Stick

Chicago White Sox New Food Choices: I’ll Have the Bacon on a Stick
No longer is it just peanuts and Cracker Jack at ball parks across America. Every year the food offerings get more creative with this year’s food line-up at The Cell looking to be batting at least .500. Just ask, Brooks Boyer, White Sox senior vice president of sales and marketing, who has invited the media... Read more »

Spring 2014: Where to Enjoy a Taste of Spring in Chicago

After this winter’s polar vortex, spring 2014 is having a hard time showing it’s colors. For those who can’t wait a minute longer, there are some amazing gardens taking root indoors around the Windy City. So if you are seeing more of this… Than this... Here’s Where to Go… Macy’s Secret Garden Hidden away on... Read more »
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TILT Atop Chicago’s John Hancock: Are You Ready?

TILT Atop Chicago’s John Hancock: Are You Ready?
360 CHICAGO (formerly John Hancock Observatory) has just announced a new attraction, TILT, that will offer those who are brave enough a whole new and thrilling angle to see Chicago. If you think the Willis Tower’s “Ledge” glass boxes that extend out 4.3 feet from their Skydeck at 1,353 feet in the air are frightening,... Read more »
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