Archive for 'SCVNGR and Foursquare Badges'

6 Things to Do in…Little Village!

From colorful piñatas to custom made cowboy hats and a delicious taco trek, there’s so much to do in Little Village! Start your day with something sweet: Since Little Village contains some of the highest concentrations of Mexican-Americans in Chicago, it’s only fitting that it also contains so many panaderías (bakeries) that produce traditional Mexican breads [...]

7 Things to Do in…Ashburn!

From a cake and candy to hearty sausages, there’s so much to enjoy eating in Ashburn! Discover where Frango Mints are made and answer some hip hop trivia along the way by a completing a challenge from the Explore Chicago Music Trek for SCVNGR, a free game for your mobile phone! Take a cake walk: [...]

Discover the Roots of the Chicago Blues on a FREE audio tour or Foursquare trek

Discover the roots of the Chicago Blues on a free audio tour, narrated by blues legend Buddy Guy. Use Foursquare to check in at any five locations on the Blues History tour (listed below) or at live blues clubs to earn your Chicago Blues badge. Foursquare is  a free game for your mobile phone. 1. Historic [...]

5 Famous Film Scenes Shot in the Loop

Did you know that over 800 feature films and television productions have been shot in Chicago since 1989, including Transformers: Dark of the Moon, coming out in theaters on June 29, 2011. Explore Chicago’s On Location badge for Foursquare, a FREE game for your mobile phone, takes you to many of the locations where these [...]