Monthly Archives: August 2013

Runners take your mark! The Chicago Half Marathon is almost here! On September 8 over 18,000 participants will run 13.1-miles down Lake Shore Drive. It’s a great family activity to go to whether you are running or cheering someone on – after all, a little encouragement always helps! Half Marathon participants must pick up their…

3615931574_a543c52d8c_z

Navy Pier has proven once again to be the summer destination for weekly Fireworks here in Chicago! Every Wednesday and Saturday during the summer, Navy Pier lights up Chicago with an incomparable spectacle of Fireworks perfectly synchronized with music. Navy Pier is closing out this summer with one last fireworks show this Saturday, August 31st…

Shoreline Sightseeing’s Last Brew Cruise

With summer coming to close, there is no time to waste!  It’s time to squeeze out that last bit of summertime by going on a cruise! Not just any cruise though, a Shoreline Sightseeing Brew Cruise! We can’t think of a better way to close out the summer than by relaxing on a boat, drinking…

Zumba Fitness Concert | Navy Pier

You want to get back in shape but let’s face it – you despise everything about the gym. You walk into a room filled with machines that you don’t know how to use, and feel pretty dumb looking when you attempt them. We have a better idea – how about you dance off those unwanted…

Make the Connection! Hispanic Business Expo 2013

It’s that time of year again; the Hispanic Business Expo hosted by the IHCC is back! The Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is one of the biggest community groups of Hispanic business owners in Illinois and the Midwest. IHCC works with businesses and its owners, providing a vital one-on-one service designed to help businesses advance…

Cirque Shanghai: Dragon's Thunder

Get ready to be amazed! All summer long we have experienced acrobats soaring, motorcycles flipping and the jaws of audience member’s dropping over the vastly raved about Cirque Shanghai – Dragon’s Thunder Circus! Since last May, Cirque Shanghai has proven once again to be an hour and fifteen minutes of non-stop entertaining fun! Traveling with…

Independent Garden Center Show 2013

August 20th-22nd independent garden owners, buyers and managers in the gardening industry will make their pilgrimage to Chicago for the largest gathering of green thumbs we have ever seen! The Independent Garden Center Show is the largest tradeshow held to inspire and educate professionals in the gardening industry. With over 40 guest speakers like celebrity…

Entertainment Cruises - Chicago

Travel the waters and see Chicago like never before aboard an Entertainment Cruises – Chicago cruise! Their unique vessels offer the complete cruise experience. With everything from elegant and sophisticated or fun and festive dining cruises, to high-speed thrill rides, to private charter yachts Entertainment Cruises has something for everyone! Accommodating parties both large and…

2013 Chicago Air & Water Show | Navy Pier

As Chicagoans we are luckily doused with tons of awesome summer festivals. We enjoy music, food and art festivals, however, no festival quite compares to the most heart-stopping, breath-taking, exhilarating Chicago festival of all: The Chicago Air and Water Show! On August 17th and 18th, Chicago’s North Avenue Beach will transform into a thrilling spectacular…

Landshark Beer Garden

Enjoy the summer weather while it lasts and spend some time outside at Chicago’s #1 attraction! There are many hang out spots on the Pier, but the Landshark Beer Garden takes the cake! One of the newest editions to the beer garden is the 4-Star Comedy Club presented by The Playground Theater! You could go…