Archive for May, 2012

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Greeter

Explore Chicago with a friendly, knowledgeable Chicago Greeter as your guide. This free service, offered daily, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, June 4!

175 Days to Love Chicago: 57th Street Art Fair

Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood hosts over 200 artists and artisans at the free admission 57th Street Art Fair our colorful and one-of-a-kind 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, June 3.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Public Schools All-City Music Festival Concert

Listen to the sweet sounds of Chicago’s most talented youth musicians as the 49th Annual All-City Music Festival Concert brings Chicago Public Schools students to the Symphony Center in our song-filled 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, June 2.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale

With over 20 live bands, 15 food trucks and a 10-block sidewalk sale, there’s no doubt that Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale is one of Chicago’s best neighborhood festivals! Start your weekend off right by dining al fresco, doing a little shopping and boogieing down to JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound during the [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Maifest Chicago 2012

Feel the spirit of friendship (a.k.a. “gemütlichkeit”) fill Lincoln Square as you celebrate German culture, food and music at Maifest Chicago 2012, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, May 31.

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, May 30 – June 8, 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 [...]

4 Things You Might Not Know About Hostelling

Photo Courtesy Hostelling International Chicago Travelers young (and old) know that staying at a hostel is a great way to stretch your vacation budget and to meet travelers from around the world. Whether you’re a backpacker visiting Chicago for a summer music festival, a vacationing family looking for affordable room and board, a youth hostel could be [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Navy Pier Summer Fireworks

Summer is here! Every Wednesday and Saturday night, take in Lake Michigan and Chicago skyline views while enjoying a spectacular free admission Navy Pier Summer Fireworks Show, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, May 29.

175 Days to Love Chicago: MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive

Revel in the wide-open road when Lake Shore Drive shuts down to motorists and turns into a cyclist’s dream come true when you take part in MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive. Register online and save $5 on our free-wheeling 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, May 27.

175 Days to Love Chicago: International Voices Project Offers International Theater

Enjoy a free play and discover the work of French playwright Fabrice Melquiot, part of the International Voices Project’s 2012 theater season, and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Tuesday, May 29.