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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 »

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 »

91st OSCARS® Nominations complete line-up

91st  OSCARS® Nominations complete line-up
LOS ANGELES, CA – Actor-comedian and Oscar®–nominated writer Kumail Nanjiani and actress–producer–director Tracee Ellis Ross announced the 91st Oscars® nominations today (January 22), live from the Academy’s headquarters in Beverly Hills via a global live stream. To view the live stream, click on the video at the bottom of this post. Nanjiani and Ross announced the... Read more »
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New Year's Eve Fireworks in Chicago: locations and information to ring in 2019

New Year's Eve Fireworks in Chicago: locations and information to ring in 2019
New this year Chicago will be ringing in 2019 in several locations along the the Chicago River above the Chicago Riverwalk from Lake Street to Lake Shore Drive: Fireworks displays,, choreographed to music, will be launched along the Chicago River at the five following locations: Franklin Street bridge Clark Street bridge Wabash Avenue bridges.  Two... Read more »

Arts in the Dark Halloween procession is tonight

Arts in the Dark Halloween procession is tonight
More than 90 contingents ranging from the likes of Lookingglass Theatre Company and Second City, to guilds of artists including the film makers contingent organized by CineSpace Chicago/CineCares and the Chicago Film Office will be participating in the Arts in the Dark Halloween extravaganza stepping off at 6:00 pm. tonight along State St. (south from... Read more »

Open House Chicago: Bigger than ever for 2018

Open House Chicago: Bigger than ever for 2018
One of the largest architecture festivals in the world, the Chicago Architecture Center’s (CAC) Open House Chicago (OHC) takes place this weekend, Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14 from 9 to 5 both days (some sites have shorter hours so check ahead) at more than 280 sites in city neighborhoods and two suburbs–Oak Park and Evanston.... Read more »
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Chicago is #1 again: So says Condé Nast Traveler

Chicago is #1 again: So says  Condé Nast Traveler
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and David Whitaker, President & CEO of Choose Chicago, announced yesterday that for the second consecutive year, Conde Nast Traveler’s readers have voted Chicago as the best big city in the U.S. Of course that’s no surprise to us Chicagoans. From our award-winning restaurants, to our world-renowned cultural institutions and diverse city... Read more »

Art on theMART kicks-off in a big way

Art on theMART kicks-off in a big way
Art on the Mart may just be the World’s largest canvas The first-of-its-kind for Chicago–a curated series of digital artworks–will be projected across 2.5 acres of theMART’s exterior river-façade, creating the longest-running and largest permanent digital art projection in the world starting this Saturday. According to Mark Kelly, Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs... Read more »

Winter Fun at Gallagher Way: You better believe winter's on its way

Winter Fun at Gallagher Way: You better believe winter's on its way
While many of us are thinking baseball playoffs and hoping to catch a little World Series fever, the folks at Culloton Strategies, a public affairs and media relations firm representing Gallagher Way, are thinking winter. Gallagher Way, previously known as The Park at Wrigley, in the heart of the reinvented Wrigleyville neighborhood and in the shadow of... Read more »
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Navy Pier Summer 2018: Fireworks and more!

Navy Pier Summer 2018: Fireworks and more!
Navy Pier is getting into gear for the summer season with 15 weeks of special programming. Here are the highlights: Fireworks are back The Aon Summer Fireworks return to Navy Pier  Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, The 10-minute firework display synchronized to music take place every Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday at 10:15 p.m. This... Read more »