Posts in category "Chicago events"

Just another Chicago gala event: an inside look at who, what & where

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Chicago is a busy city with many private and public events going on…and on…and on. Last night was no exception. Over 300 invited guests from the media and the who’s who of city politics to trendy neighborhood types took part in a gala opening. Just for fun…check out the pictures in the gallery below and... Read more »

Show Me Chicagos top five things to do this weekend

Show Me Chicagos top five things to do this weekend
There’s lots on tap in Chicago for the final weekend of August 2016. Here are some of our favs–not surprisingly, a lot of them involve food. Taste of Greektown Hellenic pride rules at the annual Taste of Greektown celebrating Greek culture and cuisine with food, fun and music. The food line-up offers the best of... Read more »

Chicago Air and Water Show: Are you ready?

Chicago Air and Water Show: Are you ready?
This year’s 58th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show will take place August 20 and 21 along Chicago’s lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach serving as the epicenter of the show. The show will run both Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over two million spectators are expected... Read more »
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Spectators guide for the Race to Mackinac

Spectators guide for the Race to Mackinac
A favorite summer spectator event for many Chicagoan’s is the annual Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac–the longest annual freshwater sailing race in the world. This is the 108th year for the event that will feature 326 boats participating in the 333-mile journey from Chicago to Mackinac Island. The excitement has been building throughout the... Read more »

The 4th of July Fireworks: how to navigate Navy Pier on the 4th

The 4th of July Fireworks: how to navigate Navy Pier on the 4th
If you’re planning on hitting Nary Pier on the Fourth of July, here’s what you need to know. First off, there’s a full day of activities and events starting at 10 am., July 4 when the Pier opens for the day through the 4th of July Fireworks show. According to Pier officials, the fireworks extravaganza–featuring... Read more »

Make Music Chicago 2016: free citywide festival celebrates summer solstice

Make Music Chicago 2016: free citywide festival celebrates summer solstice
From the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Suzuki Playing kids, Chicago will be making music in a big way on Tuesday, June 21 when the city celebrates the summer solstice–the first day of summer. Officially summer arrives at 7:00 PMCDT, today, June 20–so when the first chord of Make Music Chicago sounds at sunrise tomorrow with... Read more »
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Fathers Day Gifts: 10 last minute ideas

Fathers Day Gifts: 10 last minute ideas
The countdown is on. Father’s Day is Sunday. Do you know what you are getting your dad? We’re here to help wtih 10 easy last minute ideas. Go to bat for dad 1.  Is your dad a baseball fan?  If so, your shopping is easy peasy just get him a pair or more of tickets.... Read more »

Americas Cup in Chicago: Tickets and Information

Americas Cup in Chicago: Tickets and Information
Hey Chicago, you’ve done it again. The historic America’s Cup is here in the Windy City. Yachting’s biggest prize, first contested in 1851, the America’s Cup, is the oldest trophy in international sport, pre-dating even the modern Olympics by 45 years. The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago, a qualifying event for the 2017... Read more »

Americas Cup World Series Chicago Events & Info

Americas Cup World Series Chicago Events & Info
Click here for updated information. The Louis Vuitton Americas Cup World Series will be taking place this June 10th through June 12th for the first time ever in its 165-year history in Chicago and the first time ever on freshwater. You’ve most likely heard about America’s Cup but may not know exactly what is all... Read more »
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One of a Kind Show: Perfect for Mother's Day ideas

One of a Kind Show: Perfect for Mother's Day ideas
The first annual One of a Kind Spring Show opens tomorrow in Chicago at The Mart (222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza) just in time for Mother’s Day shopping and more. The three-day show, April 29–May 1, features 300 artists selling their wares, fashion shows, gourmet demonstrations, live musical performances by the Old Town School of... Read more »
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