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Chicago Tribune
Snow Dragon Shavery joins the dining upgrades at Navy Piercandy and other toppings. Taro has been the company’s most popular topping, sa
Snow Dragon Shavery joins the dining upgrades at Navy Pier
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
candy and other toppings. Taro has been the company’s most popular topping, said co-owner Farhad Meghani. He said the Navy Pier location will offer the shaved snow, macarons, macaron ice cream sandwiches, bubble teas and coconut water in the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Navy Pier at 100: How the Chicago icon will be changing for the summer.Navy Pier turns 100 this summer, and visitors to the popular lakefront icon wil
Navy Pier at 100: How the Chicago icon will be changing for the summer.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
Navy Pier turns 100 this summer, and visitors to the popular lakefront icon will see updates and renovations as part of its celebration. A new Ferris wheel and an interactive fountain are among the features opening Memorial Day weekend. The pier,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
City announces plans to build Navy Pier hotel by 2018of a redevelopment plan for the 100-year-old site. Emanuel said the hotel is on
City announces plans to build Navy Pier hotel by 2018
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
of a redevelopment plan for the 100-year-old site. Emanuel said the hotel is one part of an overall goal to entice 55 million visitors a year to Chicago by 2020. The hotel will be on the east end of Navy Pier and will have more than 200 guest ro... Read more
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SaukValley.com
City unveils plans for Navy Pier hotelplan for the 100-year-old site. Emanuel says the hotel is one part of an overal
City unveils plans for Navy Pier hotel
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
plan for the 100-year-old site. Emanuel says the hotel is one part of an overall goal to entice 55 million visitors a year to Chicago by 2020. The hotel will be located on the east end of Navy Pier and will have more than 2... Read more
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The Washington Times
City announces plans for Navy Pier hotelCHICAGO (AP) - The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a po
City announces plans for Navy Pier hotel
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
CHICAGO (AP) - The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a popular tourist attraction Navy Pier will begin next year. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office released details about the planned hotel Sunday. A mayor’s office statement says the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
City announces plans for Navy Pier hotelCHICAGO (AP) _ The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a po
City announces plans for Navy Pier hotel
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
CHICAGO (AP) _ The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a popular tourist attraction Navy Pier will begin next year. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office released details about the planned hotel Sunday. A mayor’s office statement says the... Read more
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Daily Herald
City announces plans for Navy Pier hotelCHICAGO -- The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a popula
City announces plans for Navy Pier hotel
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
CHICAGO -- The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a popular tourist attraction Navy Pier will begin next year. Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office released details about the planned hotel Sunday. A mayor's office statement says the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Navy Pier to get 200-room, $90 million hotel projectNavy Pier is set to get a new port of call. The state's most-visited tourist d
Navy Pier to get 200-room, $90 million hotel project
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
Navy Pier is set to get a new port of call. The state's most-visited tourist destination today announced that Rosemont-based developer First Hospitality Group is moving forward with a plan to build a 200-room hotel near the pier's east end. The... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Navy Pier to get 200-guest, $90 million hotel projectNavy Pier is set to get a new port of call. The City of Chicago and the most p
Navy Pier to get 200-guest, $90 million hotel project
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
Navy Pier is set to get a new port of call. The City of Chicago and the most popular tourist destination in Illinois announced a privately financed hotel will be built at Navy Pier—a first-of-its-kind development project on Chicago's lakefront. The... Read more
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NBC Chicago
First-Ever Hotel to Be Built at Navy PierNavy Pier is getting its first-ever hotel. Navy Pier and Mayor Rahm Emanuel an
First-Ever Hotel to Be Built at Navy Pier
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
Navy Pier is getting its first-ever hotel. Navy Pier and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the new project on Sunday, detailing plans to build a hotel on the east end of the iconic Streeterville landmark near Festival Hall. The hotel will have five... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
New 200-room hotel to be built on Navy PierCHICAGO – A new $90 million hotel will be built on Navy Pier. Construction on
New 200-room hotel to be built on Navy Pier
WGN TV Chicago / Posted yesterday
CHICAGO – A new $90 million hotel will be built on Navy Pier. Construction on the five-story hotel will be begin later this year and the hotel will be ready sometime in late 2018. The mayor’s office says the hotel will have more than 200 rooms and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City says private developer will build hotel on Navy PierCity officials have unveiled plans for a hotel with more than 200 rooms on the
City says private developer will build hotel on Navy Pier
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
City officials have unveiled plans for a hotel with more than 200 rooms on the east end of Navy Pier, an idea that was part of a long-term vision put forth in 2011 to remake the lakefront attraction. The city said the project is being developed and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Original Rainbow Cone coming to Navy PierTwo Chicago-area dessert shops are setting up at Navy Pier next month. Snow Dr
Original Rainbow Cone coming to Navy Pier
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
Two Chicago-area dessert shops are setting up at Navy Pier next month. Snow Dragon Shavery, a Taiwanese-style frozen treat maker with locations in Lincoln Park and Evanston, will open May 1 in the pier's food court in a space formerly held by... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago's leading lights Michael Shannon and Jessie Mueller sparkle on Broadwaynurtured in that world. The former plied her trade in Munster, Ind. (I recall h
Chicago's leading lights Michael Shannon and Jessie Mueller sparkle on Broadway
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
nurtured in that world. The former plied her trade in Munster, Ind. (I recall her in "Baby" more than a decade ago), on Navy Pier, in the round at the Marriott, far down the Drury Lane and back again. The latter worked his formative years in the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Karl Rove snubs Mark Kirk in Senate Republican fundraising emailbut hard pass: A news release popped in inviting us to join Cook County Board P
Karl Rove snubs Mark Kirk in Senate Republican fundraising email
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
but hard pass: A news release popped in inviting us to join Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle at Navy Pier next week to watch an hourlong documentary on the Cook County Forest Preserve District marking its 100th... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Body found off Navy Pier identified as woman missing from West Rogers ParkA woman's body found Saturday afternoon in Lake Michigan near Navy Pier has bee
Body found off Navy Pier identified as woman missing from West Rogers Park
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
A woman's body found Saturday afternoon in Lake Michigan near Navy Pier has been identified as that of a woman missing since February from West Rogers Park, authorities said. Jessica Suarez, 21, was last seen about 6 a.m. Feb. 25 leaving her home in... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Body pulled from Lake Michigan identified as Chicago woman missing since Februaryidentified the body today as 21-year-old Jessica Suarez. Her family said she l
Body pulled from Lake Michigan identified as Chicago woman missing since February
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
identified the body today as 21-year-old Jessica Suarez. Her family said she left her home in 1600 block of Talman that morning. Her car was found parked near the lakefront on Simmons Drive. Her body was discovered in Lake Michigan near Navy... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How San Diego’s Vision For A World-Class Waterfront VanishedPier, just next door, a concrete plaza rolls up to a 52,000-square-foot steel a
How San Diego’s Vision For A World-Class Waterfront Vanished
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
Pier, just next door, a concrete plaza rolls up to a 52,000-square-foot steel and glass pavilion that’s empty most days. Navy Pier, to the south alongside the USS Midway aircraft carrier museum, mirrors the water surrounding it — a sea of car... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Body found off Navy PierA body was discovered near a lighthouse off Navy Pier Saturday afternoon, polic
Body found off Navy Pier
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
A body was discovered near a lighthouse off Navy Pier Saturday afternoon, police said. Police were called to the scene at 4:20 p.m. about a mile off the end of Navy Pier where they found a body of an unknown gender and age, said Officer Michelle... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Chasing Lyons: ​A Kiss to a Beautiful Oneand wonderful. Those memories came flooding back to me Dec. 31, 1999, as my th
Chasing Lyons: ​A Kiss to a Beautiful One
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
and wonderful. Those memories came flooding back to me Dec. 31, 1999, as my then-fianc�e, Kevin, and I celebrated at the Navy Pier fireworks, where it seemed the whole city – the whole world – was invited to a party hosted by Prince. They came... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Want to spin Navy Pier’s new Ferris wheel? Here’s your chanceNavy Pier's new Ferris wheel now has gondolas. (David Matthews / DNAinfo) Navy
Want to spin Navy Pier’s new Ferris wheel? Here’s your chance
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
Navy Pier's new Ferris wheel now has gondolas. (David Matthews / DNAinfo) Navy Pier's new Ferris wheel now has gondolas. (David Matthews / DNAinfo) DOWNTOWN — . The state’s largest... Read more
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Daily Herald
Theater events: Janus stages streamlined 'Hamlet'Love" (April 15-June 11, 2017), the stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning movie
Theater events: Janus stages streamlined 'Hamlet'
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Love" (April 15-June 11, 2017), the stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning movie by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard. Performances take place at Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. Season subscriptions are available. (312) 595-5600 or chicagoshakes.c... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Young Chicago-area couple rescues stranger’s dog from Lake Michigancouple from Illinois after they helped rescue her dog from Lake Michigan. Jane
Young Chicago-area couple rescues stranger’s dog from Lake Michigan
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
couple from Illinois after they helped rescue her dog from Lake Michigan. Janet Bedin said she was walking north toward Navy Pier Sunday evening with her dog, 14-year-old Little Moses, when he slipped off a pier near the Chicago Yacht Club after... Read more
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The Atlantic
Virtual Reality Reminds Users What It's Like to Be ThemselvesFrom my first encounter with VR, at an exhibition in Chicago’s Navy Pier in the
Virtual Reality Reminds Users What It's Like to Be Themselves
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
From my first encounter with VR, at an exhibition in Chicago’s Navy Pier in the early 1990s—a mist of possibility has surrounded the technology. “This is just a prototype,” I was told in various booths and studios over the years. But the era of... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Navy Pier to hold Shakespeare birthday celebrationCHICAGO — Navy Pier is throwing a birthday party for William Shakespeare this w
Navy Pier to hold Shakespeare birthday celebration
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO — Navy Pier is throwing a birthday party for William Shakespeare this weekend. The pier will have its first fireworks show of the year Saturday night in honor of the legendary writer’s 400th birthday. The fireworks will begin at 10:15... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
How will your teen get to prom?teens to take the sanctioned luxury charter buses to prom but also to approved
How will your teen get to prom?
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
teens to take the sanctioned luxury charter buses to prom but also to approved post-prom events. Her prom is May 31 on Navy Pier, an attraction in Chicago about 20 miles from the school in La Grange. “I haven’t personally experienced the bus... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
How will your teen get to prom?teens to take the sanctioned luxury charter buses to prom but also to approved
How will your teen get to prom?
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 18 days ago
teens to take the sanctioned luxury charter buses to prom but also to approved post-prom events. Her prom is May 31 on Navy Pier, an attraction in Chicago about 20 miles from the school in La Grange. "I haven't personally experienced the bus... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
How will your teen get to prom?teens to take the sanctioned luxury charter buses to prom but also to approved
How will your teen get to prom?
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 19 days ago
teens to take the sanctioned luxury charter buses to prom but also to approved post-prom events. Her prom is May 31 on Navy Pier, an attraction in Chicago about 20 miles from the school in La Grange. “I haven’t personally experienced the bus... Read more
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Winfield Press
DuPage County Historical Museum completes new historical red roofsite of the Wheaton Public Library for 50 years before the museum moved in. Its
DuPage County Historical Museum completes new historical red roof
Winfield Press / Posted 19 days ago
site of the Wheaton Public Library for 50 years before the museum moved in. Its original architect, Charles Sumner Frost of Navy Pier design fame, always intended the building to have a red slate roof, though they are often high-priced in exchange... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
How teens are getting to prom these daysteens to take the sanctioned luxury charter buses to prom but also to approved
How teens are getting to prom these days
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
teens to take the sanctioned luxury charter buses to prom but also to approved post-prom events. Her prom is May 31 on Navy Pier, an attraction in Chicago about 20 miles from the school in La Grange. "I haven't personally experienced the bus... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Lori Healey – CEO, Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authoritythe Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), owner of McCormick Place
City Club of Chicago: Lori Healey – CEO, Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 20 days ago
the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), owner of McCormick Place, the nation’s largest convention center and Navy Pier, Illinois top-visited tourist destination and the 1,258 room Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. The Authority’s... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Quigley wants streets closed around Wrigley Field to deter attackshe said the city should develop plans to curtail public traffic near all its sp
Quigley wants streets closed around Wrigley Field to deter attacks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
he said the city should develop plans to curtail public traffic near all its sports stadiums around gametime, and mentioned Navy Pier as another location terrorists could target. Listen to the full interview here. The Wrigleyville street closure... Read more
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The MidWeek
Teens to tackle global challenges at new NIU STEM programof the Chicagoland area, such as the Shedd Aquarium, Museum of Science and Indu
Teens to tackle global challenges at new NIU STEM program
The MidWeek / Posted 24 days ago
of the Chicagoland area, such as the Shedd Aquarium, Museum of Science and Industry, Field Museum, Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier and the Blue Man Group. For more information, call STEM Outreach at 815-753-0533, or email STEM Outreach Director... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Interim Supt. Eddie Johnson shares vision for future of CPDwith Mayor Rahm Emanuel, attended the graduation of 74 police recruits and 32 f
Interim Supt. Eddie Johnson shares vision for future of CPD
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 24 days ago
with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, attended the graduation of 74 police recruits and 32 field training officers in a ceremony at Navy Pier. Johnson said the department is using its resources to identify and hold accountable more than 1,000 individuals... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
You don't see this everyday: A story in the form of English sonnetsparty called for poetry, it's Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Gala 2016. The part
You don't see this everyday: A story in the form of English sonnets
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
party called for poetry, it's Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Gala 2016. The party, scheduled for April 23 at the theater on Navy Pier, commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, whose very name is synonymous with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Shakespeare's season includes 'Shakespeare In Love' adaptationHaving recently announced that it will expand with a new flexible performance s
Chicago Shakespeare's season includes 'Shakespeare In Love' adaptation
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Having recently announced that it will expand with a new flexible performance space coming to Navy Pier, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, now in its 30th year, on Thursday revealed its 2016-17 season. The lineup, which also includes performances already... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Country music and colossal rides: It's a busy construction season for Bransonis the 150 foot tall Ferris wheel going up at the Tracks Family Fun Park. This
Country music and colossal rides: It's a busy construction season for Branson
KY3 Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
is the 150 foot tall Ferris wheel going up at the Tracks Family Fun Park. This ride was originaly at Chicago's famed Navy Pier. Before it starts going up in two weeks, crews are going down- building a strong foundation. Some of the other... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Deficit-laden Illinois' infrastructure is crumblingof the Regional Transportation Authority, and until recently, CEO of the city-s
Deficit-laden Illinois' infrastructure is crumbling
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
of the Regional Transportation Authority, and until recently, CEO of the city-state agency that runs McCormick Place and Navy Pier. There he oversaw major facility expansions and, more delicately, reforms to labor union work rules that make... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago Dance Month, Marshall Crenshaw, Latino Film Festival and morelost sight of why this is so important; you'll get to meet children serving as
Chicago Dance Month, Marshall Crenshaw, Latino Film Festival and more
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 26 days ago
lost sight of why this is so important; you'll get to meet children serving as Wish ambassadors for the evening and hear about the good work done by the foundation. May 21, 6 p.m. $600 per person or $6,000 for a table of 10. Navy Pier, 312-60... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Navy Pier hikes parking pricesNavy Pier is increasing its parking prices by as much as $6 during the summer a
Navy Pier hikes parking prices
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 27 days ago
Navy Pier is increasing its parking prices by as much as $6 during the summer and $5 during the winter in a move to boost revenue at the state's most-visited tourist attraction. Beginning April 8 and running through the end of October, parking in... Read more
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Philly.com
William T. Moore, 91, schoolteacher and principalSchool in Philadelphia, William T. Moore enlisted in the Navy. For two years,
William T. Moore, 91, schoolteacher and principal
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
School in Philadelphia, William T. Moore enlisted in the Navy. For two years, he studied at a naval training center on the Navy Pier in Chicago, son Thomas said, while learning to become a carrier-based aircraft machinist. But then he was... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: The Third Deficit: Illinois’ Transportation CrisisPier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), the agency that owns McCormick Place, the
City Club of Chicago: The Third Deficit: Illinois’ Transportation Crisis
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), the agency that owns McCormick Place, the nation’s largest convention center and Navy Pier, Illinois’ top visited tourist and leisure destination and generates $8 billion of economic activity and supports... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Teens to tackle global challenges at STEM With Purpose campof the Chicago area, such as the Shedd Aquarium, Museum of Science and Industry
Teens to tackle global challenges at STEM With Purpose camp
Daily Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
of the Chicago area, such as the Shedd Aquarium, Museum of Science and Industry, Field Museum, Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier and the Blue Man Group. For more information, call STEM Outreach at 815-753-0533, or email STEM Outreach Director... Read more
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Air Force Times
Short on time? Waypointers offer 3 quick tripswith lots of public art — make sure your phone is charged because you'll want t
Short on time? Waypointers offer 3 quick trips
Air Force Times / Posted 30 days ago
with lots of public art — make sure your phone is charged because you'll want to take pictures of everything! Next up was Navy Pier, where we took a Ferris wheel ride with beautiful views of the city and Lake Michigan. Make sure to show your... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Things to do in Chicago this weekend: Lucinda Williams, Earth, Wind & Fire and 'Moby Dick' with puppetsA moonlight buffet ensures that you won't go hungry as you LOL. Details: 7 p.m.
Things to do in Chicago this weekend: Lucinda Williams, Earth, Wind & Fire and 'Moby Dick' with puppets
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
A moonlight buffet ensures that you won't go hungry as you LOL. Details: 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday; Spirit Cruises, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.; from $39.90 per adult (must be 21 or older with valid ID); spiritcruises.com/chicago Yonatan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
We're not in Eden just yet, but Chicago gardens have springtime charmoften overshadowed by the larger and much more commercialized Chicago Flower &
We're not in Eden just yet, but Chicago gardens have springtime charm
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
often overshadowed by the larger and much more commercialized Chicago Flower & Garden Show that ended its weeklong run at Navy Pier March 22. The Macy's show which ends Sunday, is a delight. At no cost, people can wander through this year's... Read more

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