Category Archives: Best of Chicago

Family Guy at Gateway Park

Yes, it may be a little irreverent and sometimes the pop cultural references go over your head, but most of us have a place in our hearts for Family Guy, that hit Sunday night cartoon about a family of misfits from the fictional town of Quahog, Rhode Island. There’s certainly no doubting Family Guy’s commercial…

Two Months to Tall Ships Chicago!

It feels like just yesterday that we made the big announcement that Tall Ships® would be returning to Chicago in August. And now we’re less than two months away! Are you getting pumped for the big TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE®? Here’s what’s in store for you: On Wednesday, August 7, Tall Ships® Chicago 2013 presented by…

Navy Pier Intern's Experience

Being a summer intern at Navy Pier, I have been able to experience several aspects of the Pier in the summer time. Recently, my fellow intern and I were able to partake in a Shoreline Cruise. Being 21 years old, when I thought of an architecture cruise, I thought of boring useless information about buildings…

Summertime at the Pier!

Navy Pier is always a beautiful spot to visit, but especially right now! Check it out!

Classes & Competition at Coffee Fest | Navy Pier

Wake up and smell the coffee! It’s almost time for Coffee Fest 2013! Are you attending this trade show celebrating everybody’s favorite source of caffeine? Well, you’re in for quite the weekend! Competition Sit and sip as you enjoy some friendly competition between rival coffeehouses. Be wowed as a group of insanely talented baristas put…

PSI Career Fair at Navy Pier

Happy summer, Chicago! We know you’ve been dreaming of warm days at the beach and fun in the sun, and believe us, there will be plenty of time for that. But summer is also the perfect time to buckle down and begin looking for new opportunities, especially if you’re out there in the job market….

Coffee Fest | Navy Pier

Coffee lovers, follow your noses! Navy Pier will soon be welcoming Coffee Fest to the shores of Lake Michigan and if you’re an industry member, this is one show you definitely won’t want to miss! On June 7-8, spend time with fellow coffee-enthusiasts and some of the nation’s greatest brewers and exhibitors! Coffee Fest has…

CrossFit Regional Competition

CrossFit is headed to Chicago, May 31- June 2, and we’re ready to be inspired! What is CrossFit, you may ask? It’s a specialized fitness regimen combining bodybuilding with high cardio exercises developed by Coach Greg Glassman, a former gymnastics coach and police officer trainer. The workout has flourished in popularity since its introduction and…

Happy Memorial Day!

Hey everybody, Happy Memorial Day! If you’re still searching for the perfect way to celebrate the holiday, bring your friends and family down to the Pier! We’ve got everything from rides to cruises out on the water to an amazing park that’s just waiting for you to picnic in—everything that will make your Memorial Day one to remember! Pier…

Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet

Have you ever wondered what kind of capital and resources your business needs in order to succeed? Join us at Navy Pier for Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet this Wednesday, May 22, and find out the answer to this question and more! During this one-day conference, you’ll learn what banks are really looking for,…