Category: Uncategorized

Broadway in Chicago updates cancellations due to COVID-19

Broadway in Chicago has revised their scheduling for upcoming productions saying “the safety and health of our patrons, staff and theatrical companies is our top priority.” The revisions listed here include some cancellations including “GOSHEN” originality scheduled for May 22-31, 2020 at Broadway Place House; “What the Constitution Means to Me’ scheduled for April 14-19... Read more »

All restaurants and bars in Illinois to be closed

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has just ordered all restaurants and bars across the state to be closed to dine-in customers. As the state continues to take aggressive action to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, Pritzker announced that all bars and restaurants in the state of Illinois will be closed to the public,... Read more »

Broadway in Chicago suspends productions due to COVID-19

Broadway in Chicago suspends productions due to COVID-19
Broadway in Chicago has just announced the rescheduling (and cancellations) of upcoming shows due to COVID-19 saying, “The safety and health of our patrons, staff and theatrical companies is our top priority.” In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) here is the rescheduling (and cancellations) for the following performances: THE BACHELOR LIVE ON STAGE, CADILLAC... Read more »
Advertisement:

Lineup for the 37th Annual Chicago Blues Festival

Lineup for the 37th Annual Chicago Blues Festival
Headliners for 2020 include: Shemekia Copeland, Candi Staton, Eric Gales, Jimmy Johnson with Billy Branch, John Primer, Lurrie Bell and Catherine Russell Check out Show Me Chicago’s Summer Festival calendar for all 2020 Summer Festivals and Music Events The 37th Annual Chicago Blues Festival comes to Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.)Friday, June 5 to Sunday, June 7, AND... Read more »

Illinois lottery celebrates Chinese New Year with lucky numbers fortune cookies

Illinois lottery celebrates Chinese New Year with lucky numbers fortune cookies
Feeling lucky? You can enjoy a Fortune Cookie with your lunch and maybe win BIG. With the Mega Millions jackpot continuing to rise, players are hoping to find their fortune with lucky numbers. To those ends the Illinois Lottery is holding a giveaway event today from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Thompson Center to... Read more »

E-Scooters are back in Chicago for 2020 but will they stay?

E-Scooters are back in Chicago for 2020 but will they stay?
Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) today released the results of the City’s first-ever electric scooter pilot program Chicago joined the ranks of many other cities last summer offering its first ever pilot program for e-scooters. Last year’s pilot project went from June 15, 2019 to October 15, 2019. Ten companies were issued permits for e-scooters by... Read more »
Advertisement:

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 »

Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet special events line-up announced

Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet special events line-up announced
Encore Event Tickets on Sale Now Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet is expanding their reach for the 12th annual food fest that takes place in Millenium Park and around town Sept. 24 – 29. This year’s theme is Lights, Camera, Napkin!  A host of special related events, were announced yesterday at a press conference complete with celebratory bites and beverages at... Read more »

Illinois has the highest tax rates in the US according to WalletHub

Illinois has the highest tax rates in the US according to WalletHub
We’ve come a long way since Lincoln. Or have we? With Tax Day looming large and sweeping tax reform passed in recent months, WalletHub today released its 2019 Taxpayer Survey as well as its yearly Tax Rates by State report. State tax ranking ranged from 1 for the lowest tax rate to 50 for the highest. I’m not sure... Read more »
Advertisement:

Chicago O'Hare named busiest airport in the United States

Chicago O'Hare named busiest airport in the United States
Chicago Serves More than 105 Million Travelers, Surpasses Atlanta as Busiest Airport in United States in 2018 New data from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), confirms Chicago-O’Hare has surpassed Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for most departures and arrivals in the nation. Up from third busiest airport in the United States in 2017, Chicago-O’Hare had a record-breaking 2018. According... Read more »