The long strange trip is over for The Grateful Dead, and their farewell shows have gone down in the record books as by far the most popular concerts in Soldier Field history.
Soldier Field says the 70,764 tickets sold for Friday night’s show broke a previous record. But on Saturday night, the record was broken again, with 70,844 tickets sold.
Hundreds of Chicago police officers are expected to line the route on the North Side. Now, will the weather cooperate?
This is a Bears town to be sure, but the Bulls and Blackhawks are the biggest attendance draws in their respective leagues.
The national semifinals drew 79,444 AT&T Stadium, beating the previous record of 78,129 when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular-season game at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 13, 2003.
Truancy in the Chicago Public School system is still a major issue, according to an analysis by the Chicago Tribune.
The heat wave may have cut into attendance at a popular suburban event this week.
Fewer people attended Illinois’ historic sites in 2011 than in 2010, but the numbers are beginning to level out, and that’s encouraging to the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.
Major League Baseball is likely to mark its fourth straight year of declining attendance when this year’s season ends, according to a published report.
Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says first-day attendance this past Tuesday jumped to four-year high.
Chicago school students are getting freebies, but they have to earn them.
Saturday’s rain storm put a bit of a damper on attendance for the Chicago Air and Water Show this weekend.
The Taste of Chicago this summer left a sour taste with some of the festival’s food vendors.
From a security standpoint, this year’s Taste of Chicago was a rousing success. From a sales and attendance standpoint, it was a flop.
The streets around Grant Park are open again today after crews finished cleaning up from the 10-day Taste of Chicago.
Leading up the last weekend’s Cubs-Yankees series it seemed as if demand for tickets was lacking, but Wrigley Field saw the biggest crowd for a three-game series in it’s 97-year history.
This season’s Wrigley Field attendance has seen a roughly eight percent decrease from a season ago. While some of that could be attributed to the poor weather, there seems to be a trend developing.
Declining attendance at games is drawing concern from Major League Baseball, according to a new report.
It’s no mystery that the attendance at this season’s Chicago Cubs games hasn’t been what it usually is, and according to MLB commissioner Bud Selig, that has nothing to do the team’s performance or the owners.