175 Days to Love Chicago: Taste of Randolph Street

Taste of Randolph Street

Sample small plates from some of the West Loop’s most popular restaurants at Taste of Randolph Street, June 15-17, our foodie-centric 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, June 16! Click here to read more…

175 Days to Love Chicago: An Exaltation of Place

Listen to a free concert tonight at the beautiful Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park!

Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park

The Grant Park Chorus begins its 50th Anniversary celebration with two free admission performances of a world premiere work in Millennium Park. The program of classical music, An Exaltation of Place, presented by Grant Park Music Festival, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Friday, June 15. Click here to read more…

175 Days to Love Chicago: American Spanish Dance and Music Festival

American Spanish Dance and Music Festival

Over 40 dancers and musicians bring the rhythms and passion of Spain to Chicago at the American Spanish Dance and Music Festival, June 14-24, and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, June 14!  Click here to read more…

175 Days to Love Chicago: Preview of Upcoming Events

Navy Pier's iconic Ferris Wheel is a replica of the one that debuted this week in 1895 at the World's Fair.Celebrate Chicago’s 175th anniversary this year with 175 Days to Love Chicago, featuring the following events taking place over the next 10 days, June 13 – 22, 2012.  From dining and shopping deals created exclusively for this celebration, to guided tours of the city and marquee special events, 175 Days to Love Chicago offers hundreds of new and unique ways for both residents and visitors to enjoy and explore Chicago.  Click here to read more…

175 Days to Love Chicago: Kayak Chicago Fireworks Paddle

Fireworks light up the night sky above Navy Pier twice a week every summer.

Glide along the Chicago River, taking in incredible skyline views and a spectacular fireworks display on Kayak Chicago Fireworks Paddle, our one-of-a-kind 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, June 13. Click here to read more…

175 Days to Love Chicago: TBS Just For Laughs Chicago

Aziz Ansari headlines two performances at the TBS Just for Laughs Festival

Parks & Recreation’s Aziz Ansari headlines two performances

From June 12-17, some of the biggest names in comedy, including Conan O’Brien, Aziz Ansari, Vince Vaughan, Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt and Kevin Smith are performing in Chicago during the TBS Just for Laughs Chicago Comedy Festival, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Tuesday, June 12. Click here to read more…

175 Days to Love Chicago: Bike to Work Week

Biking in Millennium Park

Bike to Work Week is back, June 11-15! With a downtown bike commuter rally, free outdoor spin classes at Cloud Gate and free screenings of bike-themed films like Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, this FREE week-long celebration–and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, June 11–is sure to make Chicago a little greener and a lot more fun! Click here to read more…

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest

Printers Row is home to numerous restaurants and bars. A popular annual book fair and street festival touches on the area’s publishing past and attracts thousands each June.

Historic Printers Row

You’re in for mystery, romance, humor and so much more when storytellers, book peddlers and the literarily inclined take over the South Loop for the always captivating Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest! With over 100 events and readings and 200 book stalls to explore, there’s something for everyone at our page-turner of a 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, June 10. Click here to read more…

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Blues Festival

Mavis Staples headlines the Chicago Blues Festival

Mavis Staples closes out the Chicago Blues Festival with a Sunday night performance

Celebrate straight-from-the-heart Chicago sound at the free admission Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park, June 8 – 10. You’ll see and hear downtown Chicago transform into a musical mecca at our FREE 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, June 9. Click here to read more…

175 Days to Love Chicago: Ribfest Chicago

Sample neighborhood restaurants' fare at Chicago's Ribfest

If you’re into slow-cooked, quickly eaten and downright messy meats, you’re gonna love Ribfest Chicago. This weekend-long, Northcenter fest kicks off Friday, June 8, with RIBMANIA!, the only professional rib-eating contest in the Midwest, and two stages of live indie music. If you show up hungry, you’re bound to leave happy from this 175 Days to Love Chicago pick. Click here to read more…