Archive for 'LGBT Chicago'

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Pride Fest

Jo Jo, Frenchie Davis and Guinivere headline two days of music, food and shopping at Chicago Pride Fest, happening June 22 and 23. This celebration of LGBT Pride is our 175 Days to Love Chicago for Friday, June 21!

175 Ways to Love Chicago: 5 Ways to Take Pride in Chicago

Photo courtesy of Kathie Bergquist Kathie Bergquist, co-author of A Field Guide to Gay and Lesbian Chicago and the former City Editor for the Not For Tourists Chicago guidebook, shares five ways to take Pride in Chicago from browsing Andersonville shops to belting out Broadway hits in Boystown.

Things To Do This Weekend: October 28 – 30, 2011

From Chicago International Children’s Film Festival screenings to Chicago Artists Month gallery events to Halloween fun all over the city, there are tons of things to do this weekend!  Get a head start on your weekend plans with these highlights! Don’t miss great art, dance, music and film happenings throughout the city this weekend! Catch [...]

5 Things to Do in…Boystown!

From live theatre to cold cocktails, there’s so much to do in Boystown! – Paint on a smile: You can expect the unexpected when you’re an audience member at the world famous Blue Man Group shows available nightly in Boystown at the Briar Street Theatre. Whether it involves paint poured on drum kits or hilarious [...]

Welcome to the Explore Chicago: Urban Excursions Blog!

Welcome to the Explore Chicago: Urban Excursions blog! Whether you’re a first-time visitor looking for “must sees” or a Chicagoan or seasoned traveler searching for hidden gems, we’ll have something here for you this summer. It’s never been easier to explore Chicago’s diverse communities! Our blog will feature free summer events and suggested itineraries every [...]

7 New Ways to Explore Chicago this Summer

Whether you’re a first-time visitor looking for “must sees” or a local or seasoned traveler searching for hidden neighborhood gems, it has never been easier to explore Chicago’s diverse communities with Urban Excursions as your guide. These 7 guided tours and experiences offer exciting, new ways to Explore Chicago this Summer: Family Adventures July 1 [...]

6 Great Tools to Help You Explore Chicago On Your Own This Summer!

Whether you’re a first-time visitor looking for “must sees” or a local or seasoned traveler searching for hidden neighborhood gems, it has never been easier to explore Chicago’s diverse communities with Urban Excursions as your guide. Here are 6 great tools that will help you plan the perfect roadmap for your trip this summer: ExploreChicago.org/summer [...]