Tag: Navy Pier

Photos: Chinese New Year Lantern Celebration at Navy Pier

Visitors were greeted with a marketplace filled with Chinese arts, jewelry, clothing and other goods.
Sunday was the last day of Chinese New Year. The 15-day holiday began on January 31, 2014, and Chicago organizations pulled out all the stops, hosting a variety of community-wide celebrations over the last two weeks. One of the last events was the Chinese New Year Lantern Celebration held on Sunday, February 16 at Navy... Read more »

Seven ways to celebrate Chinese New Year with your family in Chicago

Chinese New Year is celebrated the first fifteen days of the Chinese calendar. The holiday, which begins on January 31, 2014, is the longest one in the Chinese calendar. This year is the Year of the Horse, one of the 12 animals on the Chinese zodiac calendar. To celebrate the New Year, it is customary for... Read more »

Top 10 Things to Do with Your Family in Chicago this Summer

It felt like it took forever to summer to finally come to Chicago. And, now that it has, I feel like it’s already starting to slip away. Hot, summer days are a rarity in the Windy City, so I’m focused on making the most of our evenings, weekends and free moments to be sure we... Read more »