Chicago Architecture Center River Cruises & walking tours spring 2021 schedule

Chicago Architecture Center River Cruises & walking tours spring 2021 schedule
Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) Walking Tours and River Cruises are back. The popular architectural tours kick off April 17 with classic downtown and neighborhood walking tours and Chicago’s #1 boat tour –the Chicago First Lady River Cruise. Walking Tours Walking Tours for Chicagoans and visitors alike to discover or rediscover the city’s classic architecture and... Read more »

Chicago Riverwalk begins reopening: See what opens today and more

Chicago Riverwalk begins reopening: See what opens today and more
YES…it seems that there is a light at the end of the COVID tunnel Life as we knew it (circa 2019) is returning, big time, with today’s announcement from Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot that the City is reopening the Chicago Riverwalk dining venues. Starting today, the City will begin a phased-in approach to vendor reopening,... Read more »

Sable Hotel opens on Navy Pier

Sable Hotel opens on Navy Pier
KOO’s Design of Sable at Navy Pier Delivers a First-of-its-Kind Chicago Experience On a beautiful July day back in 2018, anticipation was high as the crowd sipped champagne, listened to speeches and applauded the ground breaking on the Sable Hotel–the first hotel on Navy Pier. Guests at Navy Pier, for the 2018 groundbreaking for the... Read more »
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Ravinia Festival: A GO for 2021

Ravinia Festival: A GO for 2021
Let the music begin   Ravinia Festival announced today that it will be reopening for 2021. The 2021 season will be a little shorter than past years with opening day set for July. In addition, the fest will embrace safety regulations pertaining to COVID-19. But its signature mix of classical, popular, and chamber music programming will... Read more »

Chicago Architecture Center announces 2021 events

Chicago Architecture Center announces 2021 events
Chicago Architecture Center Announces Spring 2021 Reopening Schedule The Chicago Architecture Center has just announced that walking Tours, CAFC River Cruise and Exhibits are back for 2021. Plans for a safe Spring 2021 reopening are on target to begin taking place this March and continue, with COVID19 safety measures in place, through out the year.... Read more »

MCA: A great way to spend a day

MCA: A great way to spend a day
With the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) having reopened on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, after exceeding requirements for safe operations under city, state, and CDC health guidelines, Chicago is taking another big step back to normal. The museum welcomes back visitors after its second closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and is planning to be... Read more »
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How to enjoy Chicago Theatre Week 2021 from home

How to enjoy Chicago Theatre Week 2021 from home
Chicago Theatre week starts today. This year, like many other things, the event will be held virtually. Here’s what you need to know to enjoy special offerings from home. Log On Log on to ChicagoTheatreWeek.com starting February 25 where you’ll see offerings from more than 100 theatre and learn about individual theatres and how you can offer... Read more »

Chicago Restaurant Week 2021: Reservations & menus

Chicago Restaurant Week 2021: Reservations & menus
Starting today diners can make reservations and view menus for he 14th annual Chicago Restaurant Week (CRW).  at eatitupchicago.com. This year’s participants include a wide  range of restaurants throughout Chicagoland offering specially priced, prix fixe menus for dine-in, delivery, and/or carry-out. Bigger and Better The 2021 program has been expanded to provide restaurants with opportunities to participate regardless... Read more »

Staycation deals in Chicago

Staycation deals in Chicago
Things are opening up in Chicago. The museums are open (click here for dates, hours and exhibits), restaurants are at 40% capacityand Lincoln Park Zoo reopenens March 1. It’s time to head to the city and take advantage of all it offers. Here are some of the latest deals: Snow Day at Nobu Hotel Chicago When... Read more »
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The Friends Experience to reopen in Chicago

The Friends Experience to reopen in Chicago
 Tickets for “The Friends Experience” go on sale Friday, February 12, at 12 p.m. CST  Although they won’t be dyeing the Chicago River green this year and the St. Paddy’s day parades will be virtual, you can still celebrate with your “Friends” on March 17–(through May 31) at “The Friend’sExperience.” The bigger than life exhibit from Monica’s... Read more »