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Farmers Markets in Chicago | Fun Things To Do In Chicago

05/06/2015 | by

Fruit gleaming with color, bright scented flowers and sweet, crunchy kettle corn are a few of the treasures you can score at farmers markets in Chicago. Summertime brings such great weather to this city, and it can be an adventure to look through these outdoor stalls for local goods to bring home.


5 Places to Get a Healthy Chicago-Style Meal

04/22/2015 | by

Chicago is known for all of their great foods, and eating is hands down one of the best things to in Chicago.


Chicago Food Challenges Every Eater Should Try

04/10/2015 | by

Chicago likes to do things BIG. Big names in sports, extremely tall buildings, and the deepest of pizzas. But the pizzas aren't the only thing bigger (and more gut wrenching) in Chicago than in many other cities, because Chicago is known to have some of the hardest food challenges to beat as well!


Shoreline Sightseeing Discount Honors NFL Draft 2015 Return to Chicago

04/06/2015 | by

Chicago, IL: The excitement is building here in Chicago as the city gets ready to welcome the NFL Draft ceremonies to Chicago for the first time since 1963!  Shoreline Sightseeing will offer a special discount in celebration of this major tourism event by offering $3 OFF adult tickets for day or evening Architecture River Tours.


Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Shoreline Sightseeing Lunch Cruise!

03/12/2015 | by

Chicago, IL; Shoreline Sightseeing will celebrate the “wearing of the green” with its popular St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Cruises, taking place this year on Saturday, March 14. “The St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Cruise has become one of our most popular special event cruises”, said Amy Hartnett, Marketing Director for Shoreline Sightseeing.


Sentrock's First Pop-Up Exhibit to be Held at Elephant Room Gallery

11/18/2014 | by

Sentrock is a young artist who is emerging onto the scene in Chicago. Any visitor to the area who is interested in art that's influenced by the artist's environment will appreciate this unique Pop-Up Exhibition. It will be hosted at the Elephant Room on Saturday, November 22nd and Sunday, November 23rd from 11am to 5pm.


Fresh Out of the Oven: La Boulangerie Keeps Chicagoans Happy with Tasty Treats

11/11/2014 | by

Happiness is fresh and warm bread on a chilly Chicago afternoon. Teleport yourself to France with the cozy Chicago bakery, La Boulangerie. From their origin at the Logan Square Farmer’s Market, La Boulangerie now boasts two locations and possibility for further growth.


Celebrating Thanksgiving in Chicago - What's Open and Who's Serving Dinner?

10/31/2014 | by

Where do people go for destination Thanksgivings? While New York City is the top destination for Thanksgiving (let's face it, nobody can beat the Macy's Day Parade) Chicago is the 8th most popular destination for Thanksgiving vacations. And why shouldn't it be?


A Guide to Chicago Hotels: Sleep Easy in Chi Town With the Best Lodging Options

10/27/2014 | by

The Windy City will blow you away with its incredible attractions, things to do, and iconic places to see, but with so many places to stay it’s hard to decided on a Chicago home base. The most beautiful and comfortable Chicago hotels are waiting for Chicago travelers to lay down heads and rest after long days for exploring the vibrant city of Chicago.


What is There to Do in Chicago When it's Raining?

10/17/2014 | by

So you’ve heard Chicago is the Windy City, but who said anything about it being rainy?! Well with wind comes rain, but that doesn’t mean a vacation to Chicago needs to be all hotel room… there are plenty of thing to do in Chicago when it’s gray and rainy! Spring in Chicago does seem to bring with it some spring showers, so enjoy our list of top things to do in Chicago in the rain.