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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel may opt to raise 911, Uber taxes, setting aside council ideasfee could rise to $1. There’s also a $5 fee for pickups and drop-offs at the ci
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
fee could rise to $1. There’s also a $5 fee for pickups and drop-offs at the city’s two major airports, McCormick Place and Navy Pier. Those revenue-raising ideas were not explored in an email sent out Friday by the mayor’s Office of Legislative... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Chicago's DMK Burger Bar looking to expand to metro Detroitit's aiming for seven locations in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor. In Illinois, it
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
it's aiming for seven locations in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor. In Illinois, it has five locations, including at Chicago’s Navy Pier and Soldier Field. DMK Burger Bar looking for franchisees in Detroit area and Ann Arbor (Photo: Neil Burger,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Aldermen, make a U-turn on ride-sharing feesIn addition to the steep per-ride fee, Uber and Lyft must pay the city $5 for e
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
In addition to the steep per-ride fee, Uber and Lyft must pay the city $5 for every pickup and drop-off at McCormick Place, Navy Pier and O’Hare and Midway airports. (Beale would like to see this fee raised as well). To justify hiking fees even... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Navy Pier flyover running lateCyclists tantalized by the sight of the partly finished Navy Pier Flyover, whic
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Cyclists tantalized by the sight of the partly finished Navy Pier Flyover, which will eventually be part of the Lakefront Trail, are going to have to wait almost two more years for the project to be finished, according to city officials. And it will... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago artist creates ingenious library for protest bannerssaying, “Fund CPS.” Of course, most of the banners in the library lean starkly
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
saying, “Fund CPS.” Of course, most of the banners in the library lean starkly to the left. At Expo Chicago on Navy Pier, there were complaints about the smiley-faced banner reading “(Expletive) the Police.” And after a workshop at... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
18 shows to see nowfun and the frame invented by Second City scribe Ron West is a blast. Through N
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
fun and the frame invented by Second City scribe Ron West is a blast. Through Nov. 12 by Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier; $48-$58 at 312-595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com I actually had a blast at this semiscripted affair that employs... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
UI fundraising campaign kicking off with spectaclekicked off with VIP affairs for the UI's biggest donors — as with the 2007 Bril
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
kicked off with VIP affairs for the UI's biggest donors — as with the 2007 Brilliant Futures campaign launch at Chicago' Navy Pier. But Friday, the UI is inviting the public to share in the kickoff celebration for its newest campaign at State... Read more
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Soccer Lens
On This Day in Football: FIFA hits new low and MLS welcomes Chicagofootball’s governing body. The Fire ignites On this day in 1997, Major League
Soccer Lens / Posted 10 days ago
football’s governing body. The Fire ignites On this day in 1997, Major League Soccer club Chicago Fire was founded at Navy Pier along the shores of Lake Michigan. The Fire are named after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 that caused widespread... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Everything but the action: A look back at the Cubs Regular Seasonreceived to commemorate their 2016 World Series championship during the Cubs' a
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
received to commemorate their 2016 World Series championship during the Cubs' annual Bricks and Ivy Ball charity event at Navy Pier Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Chicago. Addison Russell stands on stage while wearing a ring the Cubs received to... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: President and CEO of Navy Pier Marilynn GardnerOctober 5, 2017 Marilynn Gardner – President & CEO – Navy Pier, Inc. Marilynn
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
October 5, 2017 Marilynn Gardner – President & CEO – Navy Pier, Inc. Marilynn Kelly Gardner is a visionary, strategist and passionate advocate for Chicago. As President and CEO of Navy Pier, Chicago’s mission-driven cultural district and one of the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Alderman: Raise fees for Uber, Lyft rides to help balance budgetconsider raising the $5 per-pickup additional fee ride share companies pay when
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
consider raising the $5 per-pickup additional fee ride share companies pay when they collect riders at McCormick Place, Navy Pier and O’Hare and Midway airports. Doing so could allow Emanuel to raise revenue without resorting to politically... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Police superintendent married his sweetheart while recovering from kidney transplantpolice interim superintendent Eddie Johnson at the Chicago Police Department's
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
police interim superintendent Eddie Johnson at the Chicago Police Department's graduation and promotion ceremony at Navy Pier on April 8, 2016. Fenner and Johnson, who is now the full-time superintendent, were recently married. Lt. Nakia... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Oct. 1, 2017to my time spent at Whitt's End." JIM THOMPSONIllinois' 37th governor (1977-91
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
to my time spent at Whitt's End." JIM THOMPSONIllinois' 37th governor (1977-91) "I attended the University of Illinois at Navy Pier — Harvard on the Rocks — but my favorite campus spots were Memorial Stadium and the Assembly Hall. I signed the... Read more
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New Kerala
The Best Cities for Families in 2017 - newkerala news #276287RCA Studio B 10.Chicago, IL Family Weekend Guide Best for Infants and Toddler
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
RCA Studio B 10.Chicago, IL Family Weekend Guide Best for Infants and Toddlers: Lincoln Park Zoo Best for Little Kids: Navy Pier Best for Big Kids: Skydeck Chicago Best for Tweens and Teens: Second City Share it!The Best Cities for Families... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
15 shows to see nowfun and the frame invented by Second City scribe Ron West is a blast. Through N
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
fun and the frame invented by Second City scribe Ron West is a blast. Through Nov. 12 by Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier; $48-$58 at 312-595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com I actually had a blast at this semiscripted affair that employs... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
When does Lake Michigan’s temperature peak in the summer? When is it the coldest in the winter?shore water temperatures are taken at a depth of about 15 feet at the James W.
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 19 days ago
shore water temperatures are taken at a depth of about 15 feet at the James W. Jardine Water Purification Plant near Navy Pier. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration also maintains a permanent moored buoy in Lake Michigan about... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Rotary exchange students travel the USAfamous Wall Drug Store in South Dakota. Other memorable stops included the Mall
MPNnow.com / Posted 19 days ago
famous Wall Drug Store in South Dakota. Other memorable stops included the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Navy Pier in Chicago. The students, who ranged in age from 16 to 19, had certain rules they were required to follow for... Read more
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Business Wire
SageGlass Installs Dynamic Glass in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeareforce, Chicago Shakespeare Theater produces award-winning plays on stages aroun
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
force, Chicago Shakespeare Theater produces award-winning plays on stages around the world and at home on Chicago’s iconic Navy Pier. The Yard, which opened with its inaugural performance on September 19, is Chicago Shakespeare’s third year-round... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Glass-topped ‘dining yacht’ coming to the Chicago Riverwill serve meals with a side of skyline. The latest vessel from Odyssey Chicag
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 20 days ago
will serve meals with a side of skyline. The latest vessel from Odyssey Chicago, which operates dining cruises off of Navy Pier, will be topped with glass so that it can offer 360-degree views of the city as it cruises the river starting next... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Dining cruise coming to Chicago river via Odyssey Chicagomajority of Odyssey's ticket sales now go to private groups that don't rent out
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 20 days ago
majority of Odyssey's ticket sales now go to private groups that don't rent out the entire boat, Russell says. River cruise tickets will cost $70 to $190 per person. Odyssey has operated public and private cruises from Navy Pier for about 25 y... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Glass-topped dining cruise to sail Chicago Riverof Odyssey's ticket sales now go to private groups that don't rent out the enti
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 20 days ago
of Odyssey's ticket sales now go to private groups that don't rent out the entire boat, Russell says. River cruise tickets will cost between $70 to $190 per person. Odyssey has operated public and private cruises from Navy Pier for about 25... Read more
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NBC Chicago
New Glass Boat to Offer Chicago River Dinner Cruisesfull-service dining and entertainment cruise along the river, according to Odys
NBC Chicago / Posted 20 days ago
full-service dining and entertainment cruise along the river, according to Odyssey, which offers similar experiences at Navy Pier. The 140-foot ship will seat 200 people and board on the north side of the river, Odyssey said in a release. While... Read more
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New Kerala
World's Best Sailors Compete In 2017 Chicago Match Cup For $100,000 In Prize Money - newkerala news #275554racing action as the best sailors in the world battle it out to win their share
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
racing action as the best sailors in the world battle it out to win their share of $100,000 in the Chicago Match Cup at Navy Pier, racing on high-performance catamarans. The Chicago event will decide who qualifies for next month's World... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sophia Bush, Jesse Lee Soffer top bill for 'Chicago Heroes' eventrub elbows with some of the stars of these shows. OCE Productions is hosting t
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
rub elbows with some of the stars of these shows. OCE Productions is hosting the first Chicago Heroes Event March 3-4 at Navy Pier. “Chicago Fire” stars Kara Killmer and Joe Minoso; “Chicago P.D.” stars Jesse Lee Soffer and Jon Seda; and “Chicago... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Glass-topped boat to offer dinner cruises on the Chicago River starting next yearDinner cruises are coming to the Chicago River. Odyssey Chicago, which has ope
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Dinner cruises are coming to the Chicago River. Odyssey Chicago, which has operated dining cruises off Navy Pier since the early 1980s, is having a glass-topped boat constructed that will cruise the Chicago River starting next summer. It will be the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
For Alex Avila, baseball is the family businessdaughters Avery and Zoey, again are enjoying everything Chicago has to offer, i
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
daughters Avery and Zoey, again are enjoying everything Chicago has to offer, including the Chicago Children's Museum at Navy Pier. "My kids were there quite often last year," Avila said. "(And) I really try to take advantage of the many great... Read more
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Business Wire
Stream Now Powering Illinois with Latest ExpansionAssociates will celebrate the Illinois expansion at a launch event on January 1
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
Associates will celebrate the Illinois expansion at a launch event on January 13, 2018, at the famous Chicago landmark, Navy Pier. About Stream Stream (Stream Energy) is a leading direct selling company and provider of connected life services.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago renaissance woman Eve Ewing is a poet, sociologist, closet 'Star Wars' fan and local Twitter celebritya snapshot of a poem, “At Work With My Father,” about shadowing her father, a c
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
a snapshot of a poem, “At Work With My Father,” about shadowing her father, a caricature artist who drew tourists at Navy Pier, that’s also about gentrification. Ewing writes: “You’d barely recognize it/ Navy Pier was a new and desperate... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Theater openings Sept. 22-28Barbara Gaines sets Shakespeare’s comedy during the suffrage movement. Through
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Barbara Gaines sets Shakespeare’s comedy during the suffrage movement. Through Nov. 12 at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier; 312-595-5600 and www.chicagoshakes.com “Becky Shaw”: A blind date takes a wrong turn in Gina Gionfriddo’s black... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'The Toad Knew' but he isn't telling us: The Yard's first show can be confoundingin Chicago is a glorious thing that boggles the eyes. The Yard, which hosted i
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
in Chicago is a glorious thing that boggles the eyes. The Yard, which hosted its first public performance Tuesday night on Navy Pier, is indeed such a spectacular space. Its high capacity — more than 800 seats in its debut configuration — meant the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Flexible, intimate and innovative, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare has its opening nightLike a pimply adolescent morphing into clear-skinned maturity, Navy Pier is slo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Like a pimply adolescent morphing into clear-skinned maturity, Navy Pier is slowly transforming itself from a hyper-commercialized shopping mall-by-the-lake into an appealing public space. The latest step turns the visually-awkward Skyline Stage,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Navy Pier's Chicago Shakespeare Theater opens new 3rd stageCHICAGO -- Chicago Shakespeare Theater on the city's Navy Pier is starting perf
Daily Herald / Posted 28 days ago
CHICAGO -- Chicago Shakespeare Theater on the city's Navy Pier is starting performances on a new third stage. The inaugural performance at The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare will be James Thierrée's "The Toad Knew" scheduled for Tuesday. The stage's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Navy Pier's Chicago Shakespeare Theater opens new 3rd stageCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Shakespeare Theater on the city's Navy Pier is starting
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Shakespeare Theater on the city's Navy Pier is starting performances on a new third stage. The inaugural performance at The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare will be James Thierrée's "The Toad Knew" scheduled for Tuesday. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
At Navy Pier and MCA, fresh new invites for overseas artists to drop insome of us get to teach our children about whence we came? A major new conduit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
some of us get to teach our children about whence we came? A major new conduit to global culture opens Tuesday night on Navy Pier, when Chicago Shakespeare Theater officially opens The Yard, a 900-seat performing venue in the shell of the old... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Shakespeare's new Navy Pier theater: It can transformThe Yard theater at Navy Pier has a unique feature: It can transform. Nine huge
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
The Yard theater at Navy Pier has a unique feature: It can transform. Nine huge seating towers can be moved around with ease to create a wide range of stage and seating configurations for audience capacities of 150 to nearly 900 people. The first... Read more

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