Adler Planetarium Reports Record-High AttendanceChicago's Adler Planetarium recorded its highest attendance in more than two decades with attractive new exhibits and shows that take on scientific questions.
Grateful Dead Shows Shatter Record For Soldier Field Ticket SalesThe 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.
Dead Shows Break Concert Attendance Records At Soldier FieldSoldier 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.
1 Million Expected For This Weekend's Pride ParadeHundreds of Chicago police officers are expected to line the route on the North Side. Now, will the weather cooperate?
Bulls, Blackhawks Top Their Leagues In AttendanceThis is a Bears town to be sure, but the Bulls and Blackhawks are the biggest attendance draws in their respective leagues.
Final Four Sets NCAA Attendance RecordThe 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.
More Than 30,000 Chicago Students Miss At Least 4 Weeks Of School: ReportTruancy in the Chicago Public School system is still a major issue, according to an analysis by the Chicago Tribune.
Attendance Down At Naperville Ribfest This YearThe heat wave may have cut into attendance at a popular suburban event this week.
Attendance At State Historic Sites Down Last YearFewer 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.
Report: MLB Attendance May Decline For A Fourth YearMajor League Baseball is likely to mark its fourth straight year of declining attendance when this year’s season ends, according to a published report.
First Day Chicago Public School Attendance UpChicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says first-day attendance this past Tuesday jumped to four-year high.
MSI To Give Out Free Admission Passes For First-Day CPS AttendanceChicago school students are getting freebies, but they have to earn them.