Category: Chicago events

Taste of Chicago pandemic style

Taste of Chicago pandemic style
No worries about rain, heat or humidity at this year’s “Taste of Chicago To Go.” If you are craving a “Taste of Chicago,” don’t despair. The city has put together an impressive series of virtual events along with an awesome line-up of food vendors for “Taste of Chicago To Go” from July 8 through July... Read more »

Memorial Day Weekend Chicago: What’s open what’s not in 2020

Memorial Day Weekend Chicago: What’s open what’s not in 2020
 As part of Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot’s all-hands-on-deck public safety strategy, the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC), the Chicago Police Department and other City departments and agencies have  joined together to emphasize that safety is a priority when celebrating the 2020 Memorial Day weekend.   “Even as we face an unprecedented public health... Read more »

Memorial Day 2020: Not just business as usual

Memorial Day 2020: Not just business as usual
Remember when Memorial Day Weekend (pre covid-19) was the kick off to everything we love about Chicago. Not so much this year. Here’s a look at Memorial Day Weekend 2020 and a look back: 2020 Time to head to the Riverwalk (sorry closed); rent a kayak on the Chicago River (sorry closed): Bike the Drive... Read more »
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NBA All-Star Weekend 2020: Parties, events and Kanye giveaway

 (L-R) Corey Shapiro, Teheran Jones and Don C celebrate with Moët & Chandon at the annual Jordan All Star Weekend Party on February 14, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for Moët & Chandon) (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for Moët & Chandon )
A-list athletes, artists, and musicians descended upon Chicago this weekend for the NBA All-Star Weekend. Not since 1988 has this All-Star event come to the city, making this celebration bigger than ever, With tickets to the main event, Sunday’s All-Star game, going for 4-figures, not everyone can go to the game but that is only... 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 »

Chicago Ideas Week 2019

Chicago Ideas Week 2019
Chicago Ideas Week  (October 12 – 17) is a five-day festival that brings together some of the most influential speakers from around the globe to share and discuss large and small ideas that could transform the world. If that sounds too lofty or cerebral–it doesn’t have to be–but it can be depending on what programs you choose to... Read more »
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How to navigate Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet 2019

How to navigate Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet 2019
Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet was back this week for its 12th edition, Lights, Camera, Napkin. The popular culinary festival showcases a series of related events from after hours parties, the always popular Hamburger Hop, the NEW this year “The Big Chill(i) Chili Cookoff” and lots more. The main event, the weekend fest  in Millennium Park,... Read more »

The cast of Hamilton Chicago will help to register voters on National Voter Registration Day

The cast of Hamilton Chicago will help to register voters on National Voter Registration Day
In true democratic style, the cast of HAMILTON CHICAGO will join Cook County Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough to help register voters, today, on National Voter Registration Day. When: Today, September 24, 11am to 1pm. Where:  In front of CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe Who: HAMILTON Chicago Company and Cook County Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough What: National Voter Registration Day is designed... Read more »

Chicago Architecture Biennial: Let the conversation begin

Chicago Architecture Biennial: Let the conversation begin
If you have attended the last two Chicago Architecture Biennial’s (CAB) you may be a little surprised when you visit “…and other such stories,” the city’s third edition of its biennial. The promise of this year’s biennial is to explore how architecture shapes our communities, cities and environment through a lens to our past in order to... Read more »
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Ferrari Fest! luxury vehicles, vino and Italian fare

Ferrari Fest! luxury vehicles, vino and Italian fare
Picture this. You’re casually strolling down Monroe St. heading east towards Clark and you come upon a sea of red. You have just arrived at the 22nd annual Ferrari Fest. Free for all residents and visitors, this community event sponsored by Italian Village Restaurants will feature over 50 Ferraris (not all are red) along with their owners lining... Read more »