Monthly Archives: May 2014

Don’t crack open that piggy bank just yet! Chicago is certainly filled with fun things to do and places to see, but if you want to keep the whole family entertained without spending a fortune, Navy Pier is the place to be. With deals and promotions for all sorts of attractions and free admission every…

Chicago’s tall buildings, impressive lake, and intriguing neighborhoods are captivating, but they lose some of their majestic quality when being viewed from inside a car stuck in traffic. Why not enjoy the same sights while getting some fresh air and exercise this summer instead? Look all the way up to the tops of the skyscrapers,…

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Ahoy there, matey! Get your pirate’s booty over to Navy Pier—Tall Ship Windy is now open for the season! Offering programs that are educational, creative, and inspiring, with a variety of daily sailing adventures as well as educational tours, Tall Ship Windy has something for everyone, from experienced sailors to rookie landlubbers. The official flagship…

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Happy Craft Beer Week! The 5th annual Chicago Craft Beer Week kicked off last Thursday, May 15, and craft beer lovers of Chicago have been celebrating all week long by sampling as many brews as possible in more than 300 participating venues around the city. The goal of the festival is to highlight the quantity…

Every child has the right to play; that’s the belief of Chicago Children’s Museum. No matter what their background, abilities, or familial income, all children should have the opportunity to play and learn in a safe, welcoming environment. That’s why CCM offers free and discounted visits weekly and monthly—to ensure children and families can pursue…

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After a long winter, the sun has finally emerged, and everyone’s favorite lakefront hangout is once again in full swing! Hop on all the rides in Pier Park and spend the entire day enjoying everything Navy Pier has to offer. Located on the upper deck between the Crystal Gardens and the Pepsi Skyline Stage, Pier…

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A mind-blowing display of pure athleticism and acrobatic beauty, Cirque Shanghai is a Las Vegas-caliber performance now in its ninth consecutive season at Navy Pier’s Pepsi Skyline Stage. This year’s installment is Warriors and transports the audience back to the days in ancient China when Kung Fu and Wu Shu masters were the backbone of…

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A live band, a beer in your hand, and a perfect view of the Chicago skyline—it’s the time of year you’ve been dreaming of all winter! In just over two weeks, on Friday, May 23 the Landshark Beer Garden at Navy Pier opens for the summer 2014 season! Located on the east end of Navy…

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“All things are ready, if our mind be so.” William Shakespeare’s captivating and beloved Henry V will shine as the finale to the 2014 Chicago Shakespeare Theater season. The famed coming-of-age play is directed by Christopher Luscombe, whose work has been featured at the Royal Shakespeare Company, and will run through June 15. Watch as…