Archive for March, 2012

175 Days to Love Chicago: Gardens in Paradise at Macy’s on State Street

Escape to Brazil at Macy’s on State Street’s Flower Show! The show, which runs through April 7, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, April 2!

175 Days to Love Chicago: Maxwell Street Walking Tour

A photo from the modern day Maxwell Street Market Take a stroll along the historic site of Chicago’s Maxwell Street market and learn about how the market helped shape Chicago’s history and the development of the electrified Blues. A Maxwell Street Walking Tour is our pick for Sunday, April 1.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Preview of Upcoming Events

Celebrate Chicago’s 175th anniversary this year with 175 Days to Love Chicago, featuring the following events taking place over the next 10 days, March 28-April 6, 2012  From dining and shopping deals created exclusively for this celebration and guided tours of the city, to marquee special events, 175 Days to Love Chicago offers hundreds of [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Celebrating Ella at 95

“Through Ella’s Eyes” Concert Promo from Arthur Turnbull on Vimeo. Bask in the sweet and sultry sounds as Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic and modern-day jazz divas pay tribute to the First Lady of Song in Through Ella’s Eyes tonight at the Auditorium Theatre, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, March 31!

175 Days to Love Chicago: Swing into Spring at Navy Pier

See storybook superstar Mother Goose come to life when you make your way to Swing into Spring at Navy Pier’s Family Pavilion, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Friday, March 30.

Hop Around Chicago for Easter Fun

Photo © Lincoln Park Zoo. Grab the kids, your camera, or your favorite pooch, and head to these fun Easter egg hunts and celebrations in Chicago, March 31 – April 7.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Chamber Musicians: The Magic of Three

Experience the enchanting medley of wind, strings and piano as Grammy Award-winning jazz virtuoso Paquito D’Rivera and brilliant composer and pianist Gabriela Lena Frank join the Chicago Chamber Musicians on the Harris Theater stage for their 25th anniversary concert, The Magic of Three, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, March 29.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Affinia Chicago 175th Birthday Promotion

It’s a party at Affinia Chicago hotel! In honor of the Windy City’s 175th birthday, Affinia Chicago is inviting travelers to hit the town and celebrate with a special getaway that is perfect for foodies and families.

175 Days to Love Chicago: World Theatre Day

With one of the most vibrant theater scenes in America, Chicago offers an electrifying mix of award-winning Broadway shows, critically-acclaimed regional plays and thought-provoking storefront/fringe performances. Celebrate Chicago’s role in presenting global perspectives through theater at the 50th Annual World Theatre Day, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Tuesday, March 27!

175 Days to Love Chicago: The Fear No Art Dinner Party

What do an Art Curator at the MCA, a Blues Musician, an internationally renowned Poet and Founder of the Poetry Slam, the Chef of Three Aces, a Performance Painter, and a violinist have in common? They are all attending The Dinner Party by Fear No ART at the Mayne Stage this Monday, March 26, 2012, [...]