Archive for November 2013

Chicago Loop Holiday Hub: Offers Holiday Events, Entertainment, Crafts and Food

Chicago Loop Holiday Hub: Offers Holiday Events, Entertainment, Crafts and Food
Chicago Loop Alliance’s (CLA) brand new Holiday Hub rolls out their welcome mat for holiday visitors and shoppers starting today. The Hub will serve as the heart of the loop offering a festive menu of holiday events, entertainment, crafts, food and more. The Hub is located in a cozy winter cottage dressed in its holiday... Read more »

Holiday Tea in Chicago: When You Think Chicago You Think Tea

Holiday Tea in Chicago: When You Think Chicago You Think Tea
ahhh! tea…Holiday Tea may not be the first thing you think when you think Chicago. But maybe, just maybe, you should think again. Now that Jon Stewart has totally trashed Chicago’s deep dish pizza, and a hot dog at Wrigley Field or the Cell is a distant dream, this may be the perfect time to... Read more »

Chicago Holiday Events 2013: The Top Ten Things to do in Chicago this Holiday Season

Chicago Holiday Events 2013: The Top Ten Things to do in Chicago this Holiday Season
The Top Ten things to do over Chicago’s 2013 holiday season, not surprisingly, are the same old, same old, traditional favorites that the city celebrates annually.  Chicago, as anyone who lives here can attest, has no shortage of events, be it summer festivals or Oktoberfests, but when the holiday season goes into high gear Chicago... Read more »
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Michelin Guide Chicago Announces its Stars for 2014

Michelin Guide Chicago Announces its Stars for 2014
Michelin today announced its highly regarded star selections for the fourth edition of the MICHELIN Guide Chicago, which goes on sale tomorrow. This year Michelin has awarded 25 Chicago area restaurants with stars for their high level of cuisine. The ladies are looking good with Grace receiving an impressive two stars under the direction of its... Read more »

Your Chance to Be Heard: Vote in The Chicago History Museum's History Bowl

Your Chance to Be Heard:  Vote in The Chicago History Museum's History Bowl
Have you ever wondered how museum exhibits are selected and who gets to pick them? Usually it’s an inside job but The Chicago History Museum has opened the process up to the public with the Chicago History Bowl. Earlier this year The Chicago History Museum invited Chicagoans to submit their ideas for a future exhibition... Read more »

Chicago's Holiday Theatre Guide: A Roundup of Theatre, Dance and Music for the Holidays

Chicago's Holiday Theatre Guide: A Roundup of Theatre, Dance and Music for the Holidays
Here’s your Chicago Holiday Theatre Guide for the 2013 season featuring theatre, dance and music for the Holiday Season. If your idea of holiday entertainment is The Nutcracker or A Christmas Carol, you are off to a good start but that is only a start. In Chicago there is more holiday programming than there are... Read more »
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Chicago's Official Veterans Day Ceremony 2013 at Soldier Field

Chicago's Official Veterans Day Ceremony 2013 at Soldier Field
The City of Chicago’s official Veterans Day Ceremony, will be held on the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month–11/11/13 at 11 a.m. at Soldier Field. The symbolic Soldier Field was originally named at the request of Gold Star Mothers to honor the men lost in World War I. Tomorrow’s ceremony will... Read more »

On Location in Chicago: What's Filming This Week in Chi Town

On Location in Chicago: What's Filming This Week in Chi Town
It’s “Lights, Camera, Action” as two popular television series, NBC’s Chicago Fire and ABC’s Betrayal will be stopping traffic and drawing crowds when they hit the “mean” streets of Chicago on Monday. Blood, bodies falling from the sky, accidents and more are in all a day’s work for the massive crews and actors on location... Read more »

Michelin's Bib Gourmand 2014 Winners by Neighborhood: Where are Chicago's Hottest Restaurants

Michelin's Bib Gourmand 2014 Winners by Neighborhood: Where are Chicago's Hottest Restaurants
Which Chicago neighborhood has the most Bib Gourmand Restaurants? a) Bucktown/Wicker Park b) West Loop c) River North d) None of the above Make your choice, then read on to see if you are right. Michelin’s Chicago Bib Gourmand winning restaurants for 2014 have just been announced in advance of the November 13 launch of... Read more »
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The Life and Death of Charlie Trotter: What Made Him Tick?

The Life and Death of Charlie Trotter: What Made Him Tick?
Just over a year ago, the gastronomic wonder, Charlie Trotter closed his iconic restaurant of the same name because, as he explained it, “Life’s too short.” Trotter’s prophetic comment takes on a new irony with his death yesterday at age 54. There is no question that this man, probably more than any other, put Chicago... Read more »
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