Tag Archives: Hyde Park

Play Jenga or Pinball on a Casual Date Night

There are many bars in Chicago that not only stock a great selection of beers and liquors; they also keep boxes of games available for entertaining their patrons. We’ve got plenty of great suggestions for a great casual date night. 

175 Ways to Love Chicago: 5 Ways to See Chicago’s Influence on World Architecture

Listen in as Lynn Osmond, President and CEO of the Chicago Architecture Foundation, lays out a few of the many ways that Chicago’s manmade masterpieces and master plan for city development have inspired architects and cityscapes around the world.

7 Things to Do In…Hyde Park!

From numerous free museums and spectacular skyline views, to a Frank Lloyd-Wright home and live blues, there’s so much to do in Hyde Park! Stroll through campus and learn a thing or two: One of the most bustling areas of Hyde Park is the campus area at the University of Chicago and it includes a [...]

5 Things to Do…in Jackson Park!

From a Japanese garden to lakeside golf, there’s so much to do in Jackson Park and the Museum of Science and Industry! Become a scientist at any age: At the Museum of Science and Industry (a.k.a. MSI) (57th St & Lake Shore Drive) everyone from kids to adults will love exploring exhibits new and old. [...]

Explore Chicago on a FREE Instagreeter Tour!

Looking for a fun way to Explore Chicago this summer? Instagreeter offers FREE informal, on-the-spot guided walks of the Loop, Millennium Park, Hyde Park, Old Town, and our newest neighborhood outpost, Pilsen, this summer. Drop in any time within the hours that Instagreeter is offered – no registration required. Perfect as a last-minute alternative for guests looking to [...]

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 [...]

Top 5 Free and Fun Events This Week, Monday, May 30 – Sunday, June 5

Take a Picnic to a FREE concert: The highly anticipated Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays series returns to Millennium Park this summer featuring eclectic music discoveries. On Monday, May 30th, American Music Award winner Justin Townes Earle takes the stage. R&B legend Andre Williams and the Goldstars opens. For concert information, click here. Watch 80′s Classic Movies: [...]