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New Futuro 2012 Summit | Navy Pier

Next fall I am sending my oldest child off to college. I’ve been worrying about it for a while and not just because I’m a mom who’s really going to miss her kid, but because I don’t know how we’re going to afford it. Besides that, while the college counselors at my daughter’s school are…

Navy Pier’s Dining Spots

This past weekend my boyfriend and I headed down to Navy Pier in search of something new to do. I knew that there was an array of attractions at the Pier—I mean who could ever forget that gorgeous Ferris wheel— but I didn’t truly realize how many great restaurants were lining the Pier. After a…

Black Watch | CST

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is moving off of the Pier for its latest production.  Black Watch, a story about soldiers who served in the war in Iraq, will be performed in the Broadway Armory in Edgewater.  With loud explosions, strobe lights, and a plot that really hits home, Black Watch is back for a second run…

Oktoberfest at Harry Caray's Tavern | Navy Pier

Oktoberfest may be a German tradition, but it’s also a 16-day celebration enjoyed by Chicagoans of all nationalities and backgrounds. Because what’s not to like? Beer served up by the liter, huge soft pretzels, bratwurst, bratwurst, and more bratwurst … sounds like the perfect kind of party! We highly recommend that you get your Oktoberfest…

Blues Traveler @ Harry Caray's | Navy Pier

Have you heard? Blues Traveler is set to perform at Harry Caray’s Tavern on September 27! Does it feel like 100 Years since you’ve seen Blues Traveler live? Then come on down! The only Hook here is the perfect combination: blues, Harry Caray’s, and good old Lake Michigan on a fall night. Don’t worry, this…

Live Music at Landshark Beer Garden | Navy Pier

Live music does not necessarily mean more fun. We can prove that to you here at Landshark Beer Garden; just because live music is at its season’s end doesn’t mean there aren’t a hundred other reasons to visit. The rides are still open, including the grand Ferris Wheel, and the cruises leaving from Navy Pier…

World Music Festival | Navy Pier

Although the London Olympics are now over, don’t fret. For more entertainment, gather up the family and head down to Navy Pier for a LIVE cultural experience that won’t cost a thing. Landshark Beer Garden at Navy Pier is proud to be one of the hosts of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special…

BIGart @ Navy Pier

Texas is no longer the only place to boast about big things, not when there is BIGart @ Navy Pier.   This year’s main piece, thanks to a partnership with the Gagosian Gallery, is Brushstroke Group by world-renowned artist Roy Lichtenstein.  Lichtenstein’s work, inspired by an early childhood love of comic strips, developed after his…