However, when seeing a movie, play or poster about the city, these five historic landmarks often represent what Chicago was and is – a city that roared back from the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 ready for commerce and culture.
Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 1st-7th.
Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.
If you are wanting a night of fun and laughter, be sure to check out the best upcoming comedy shows in Chicago.
My mom said if I don’t go outside at least five times this month she’ll ground me and I won’t be able to play any videogames. So I made a list. It’s a list of five things I want to do in July. You might like this list. Here it is.
Late-night host Conan O’Brien is coming to town, as part of the multi-venue Just for Laughs Festival.
Chicagoans who suffer the chills of “second city syndrome” should feel the warm & fuzzies this June, as we become top dog on the American comedy scene. How so, you may ask? Well for the fourth year in a row, Chicago will host the largest comedy festival in the United States, a multi-venue, multi-talent laugh-fest that spans the city and pulls the country’s hottest comedians in from the comfy coasts to their faithful city of stand-up destiny, Chicago.
About 3,000 union janitors occupied the plaza outside of Chase Bank in downtown Chicago Sunday afternoon, as the group prepared for contract negotiations.
Unlike the city’s rock venues, most of the shows for downtown dance and theater establishments let out early enough to leave you jonesing for cocktail before moving on with the evening. We’ve singled out a few of our best choices for post-show drinks.
Good old Rhymin’ Simon will be playing a concert tonight at the Chicago Theatre.
After Charlie Sheen’s disastrous debut in Detroit this weekend, he seemed to please at least some fans here as he brought his loosely formatted show to the Chicago Theatre on Sunday.
The troubled television actor, newly fired from “Two and a Half Men,” brings his national tour to the Chicago Theatre on Sunday. It’s anybody’s guess what will happen.
Tickets to Charlie Sheen’s one-man show in Chicago, and another one in Detroit, sold out in just 18 minutes over the weekend.
Now that Charlie Sheen has been fired from “Two and a Half Men,” the actor is going on tour – and coming to Chicago.
Some things get better with age, some don’t. And while age may have taken a toll on some of these venues, each of them represents an excellent place to see one of your favorite artists.