Archive for 2016

New Years Eve 2016: Show Me Chicago's guide to happenings around town

New Years Eve 2016: Show Me Chicago's guide to happenings around town
2017 is just around the corner. You’ve made it through the holidays and now it’s time to make your resolutions and then go out and celebrate!’ But where? With so many choices from neighborhood bars, to the big city brew ha ha to your family-room flatscreen, it’s not easy to decide. Show Me Chicago has... Read more »

Hamilton $10 tickets one day lottery: Here's what you need to know to enter

Hamilton $10 tickets one day lottery: Here's what you need to know to enter
Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago have announced a special live one-day- only lottery for thirty (30) $10 tickets to today’s (December 17) 2pm. performance of HAMILTON at the PrivateBank Theatre. In addition, at noon today, there will be a special #Ham4Ham holiday show that will feature cast members from the Chicago Company of HAMILTON performing... Read more »

Show Me Chicagos top 10 weekend events

1. Do you know this man? He is the award winning director and producer of “Barry”–an exclusive Netflix narrative feature film that tells the story of a young Barack Obama. The Vikram Gandhi film looks back 35 years ago to “Barry” (Obama) as he begins his junior year at Columbia University in New York City in the fall... Read more »
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Winter in Chicago: What may surprise you about the dark days of December

Winter in Chicago: What may surprise you about the dark days of December
“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” — John Steinbeck No it’s not your imagination Chicago did have more afternoon daylight yesterday (December 11) than we did on Saturday (December 10). Even though, the shortest day of the year—meaning the day with the least daylight—commonly referred... Read more »

Chicago Cubs announce World Series Trophy Tour & new Mag Mile pop-up store

Chicago Cubs announce World Series Trophy Tour & new Mag Mile pop-up store
The World Champion Chicago Cubs (I must confess I love hearing those words) have just released information on the upcoming Cubs Trophy Tour. “We’re excited to share our cherished trophy with fans this offseason as we celebrate such a historic World Series Championship,” said Cubs Executive Chairman Tom Ricketts. “This year’s World Championship team is unparalleled,... Read more »

Show Me Chicago's top 10 things to do right now

1. The Harlem Fine Arts Show The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS), returns to Chicago for year three, December 9 through the 11th. The large show features a sale of African Diasporic art at Life Creative, 1655 W. Walnut, in the city’s trendy West Loop.  Since its inception in New York in 2009, HFAS has attracted over... Read more »
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New Year's Day 5K Run: Start the New Year off on the right foot

New Year’s Day 5KRun/Walk  Overindulged over the holidays? No worries. Resolve to start the New Year off right with a brisk 5K run or walk that steps off in Lincoln Park at the friendly hour of 11 am. on January 1, (just in case you were ringing in 2017 ’til the wee hours). It’s guaranteed... Read more »

Show Me Chicago's top 6 things to do this weekend

It’s December in Chicago. The city is aglow in holiday lights. Shopping is on the minds of many with this weekend offering two unique events for shoppers and even those who don’t normally like to shop, Plus there’s lots to do for those who just want to have fun. Here is a line-up of six... Read more »

Chicago Winter Overnight Parking Ban and other cold weather information

Chicago Winter Overnight Parking Ban and other cold weather information
Tomorrow is December 1st. Do you remember what that means? It means Chicago’s annual Winter (snow or no snow) Overnight Parking Ban goes into effect at 3 a.m. Even though, as of yet, Chicago hasn’t even experienced a flurry–no matter–if your car is parked in any of the restricted areas you will be stuck with... Read more »
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2016 Guide to Holiday Theater in Chicago from traditional to irreverent

2016 Guide to Holiday Theater in Chicago from traditional to irreverent
It’s the most wonderful time of the year when Chicago rolls out their holiday theater offerings. Chicago theater-goers are fortunate to have a huge roster of shows from which to choose with more than 250 theaters throughout the Chicagoland area–offering a rich and varied theater community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters to the most renowned... Read more »
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