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6/23/15 | by


Hot Tix, a service of the League of Chicago Theatres, offers half-priced theatre tickets both online and in-person


6/17/15 | by

Shoreline Sightseeing is a big fan of Taste of Chicago and has been an official sponsor of the five-day food-tasting extravaganza for 16 years! Every year, Shoreline offers a special version of its popular Lake Tours departing from their dock at Buckingham Fountain directly across from the Taste of Chicago site in Grant Park.

Shoreline Sightseeing Welcomes Back Lynfred Winery for Three Evenings of Wine Tasting and Scenic Cruising

6/11/15 | by

What better combination for a delightful summer evening than a glass of wine, some light refreshments and the tutelage of a true wine expert...all while enjoying a 90-minute, starlit cruise on Chicago's waterways? That's just what is in store on Shoreline Sightseeing's Wine Tasting Cruises featuring the knowledgable staff and acclaimed wines of Chicago-area Lynfred Winery.

"RIBS ON THE RIVER" With Shoreline Sightseeing Promises A Taste Treat Along With A Spectacular Nighttime Chicago River Cruise

6/8/15 | by

Chicago is famous for a number of culinary specialties and that includes its BBQ ribs. So what could be better than a special nighttime cruise with Shoreline Sightseeing to enjoy Chicago's amazing skyline and landmarks while sampling ribs and assorted trimmings from Chicago's own Butch McGuire's! These three Friday night cruises will take place June 26, July 24 and August 28.

Party Rockin on Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago

5/20/15 | by

There’s gonna be a whole lot to do this Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago! There is something for people of all ages to enjoy this beautiful three day weekend! 

Kick start your summer with some of the most exciting events in Chicago:

Farmers Markets in Chicago | Fun Things To Do In Chicago

5/6/15 | 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

4/22/15 | 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

4/10/15 | 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

4/6/15 | 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!

3/12/15 | 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.