Category: Chicago Riverwalk

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 »

Chicago Riverwalk reopens: here’s what you need to know

Chicago Riverwalk reopens: here’s what you need to know
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today announced the long-awaited reopening the Chicago Riverwalk. Following the latest data and based upon guidance from public health experts, City officials believe the Riverwalk can safely reopen and operate throughout the summer months. With special restrictions, of course. Here’s what you need to know: Entrance points: The Riverwalk will be... Read more »

Riverwalk East opens today as part of the Chicago Riverwalk celebration

Riverwalk East opens today as part of the Chicago Riverwalk celebration
Chicago Riverwalk East, a 1.25 mile section between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive on the south side of the Chicago River opens today. The $12 million investment marks the completion of the Riverwalk which the City of Chicago is celebrating this week (today through Sunday) with free public programming and vendor specials. The pomade... Read more »
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Chicago Riverwalk 2019 opening week celebration

Chicago Riverwalk 2019 opening week celebration
lt’s party time at the Chicago Riverwalk celebration Monday, May 13 through Sunday, May 19 The City is inviting everyone to experience Chicago’s second waterfront during a preview of summer programming, the week of May 13 through May 19. Visitors will see and experience Art on theMART, new works of public art, fireworks, tours, kayaking,... Read more »

Spring is in the air at Chicago Riverwalk City Winery

Spring is in the air at Chicago Riverwalk City Winery
City Winery has got you covered There’s hope, maybe even a cure, for your cabin fever. City Winery is bringing a taste of spring to Chicago’s Riverwalk with their River Domes. River Domes, which debuted at City Winery’s Riverwalk location last summer (Chicago River between Dearborn and State Streets, 11 W. Riverwalk South), are private... Read more »

Chicago Riverwalk kicks off summer 2017 with daylong celebration

Chicago Riverwalk kicks off summer 2017 with daylong celebration
Chicago is throwing a big party to kick off the completion of the Chicago Riverwalk and the official start of the 2017 summer season on Saturday, May 20 with a variety of mostly free events from 9:00 a.m to 9:00 pm. The celebration offers a preview of the summer programming that will take place along... Read more »
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Chicago Riverwalk: A Guide to Getting Around

Chicago Riverwalk: A Guide to Getting Around
Slow, but sure, progress is being made along Chicago’s newest blockbuster project—the six block (or six room) $100 million Chicago Riverwalk. The Riverwalk has been a vision for Chicago since the 1990s when the East-West Wacker Drive reconstruction began. When completed the “walk” will run from Lake Michigan on the east to the Lake St.... Read more »
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