Tag Archives: South Loop

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

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 [...]

6 Things to Do in…Printers Row!

From historic jazz clubs to independent bookstores, there’s so much to do in Printers Row! – Cool out to some hot jams: At the Jazz Showcase (806 S. Plymouth Ct.) you’ll not only enjoy historically fine music, but in a location that’s the second oldest jazz club in the country! Every single day of the [...]

5 Things to Do in the…South Loop!

From blues and rock to museums and history, there’s so much to do in the South Loop! Discover the roots of the Chicago Blues: Not only is the South Loop home to some of Chicago’s most vibrant blues clubs, but you can also take a free walking tour and learn about the history of the [...]

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 [...]

A ‘Must See’ Guide to the FREE Printer’s Row Lit Fair

There are so many readings, cooking demonstrations, and panel discussions, going on during the annual free admission Printers Row Lit Fest (happening this weekend, June 4-5)  that we asked Danielle Chapman, Director of Literary Programming for the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture, for a list of her must-sees: Every visit to the Printers Row Lit Fest [...]