Lollapalooza Can't Wait For The Weekend, Expands To Four DaysThe announcement for the 2016 dates of Lollapalooza included a surprise: a fourth day.
Woman Killed When Motorcycle Strikes 2 Pedestrians On Lake Shore DriveA motorcycle struck a man and a woman as they were crossing Lake Shore Drive Monday night near Grant Park, killing the woman and sending both the man and the motorcyclist to the hospital in serious condition, police said.
Cameras, Microchips, Sensors Help Ensure Safety At Chicago MarathonHow do you plan for 45,000 runners and 1.7 million spectators at Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon? It starts months in advance, with the help of lots of people and technology.
Metra Offering $10 Unlimited Train Pass For LollapaloozaThe unlimited ride ticket will be good for all three days of the event, which is being held at Grant Park and begins July 31 and ends Aug. 2. Tickets will go on sale at Metra ticket windows July 6. The tickets will also be sold onboard Metra trains on July 31 after 9:30 a.m.
A History Lover's Travel Guide To ChicagoThe Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.
Blackhawks Rally Tickets Sell Out FastFree tickets to the Blackhawks rally at Soldier Field were gobbled up in short order Wednesday afternoon, leaving lots of disappointed fans out in the cold.
Buddy Guy To Headline Chicago Blues FestivalFestival organizers also say they expect artists to honor late blues legend B.B. King throughout the weekend.
Report: NFL Used Grant Park For Free During DraftThe Chicago Park District waived costs of around $1 million for the NFL, the Tribune reported.
Grant Park Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Fallen SoldiersA Memorial Day ceremony in Chicago's Grant Park honored those from Illinois who served and died in the military.
Fans Excited For Day 2 Of NFL Draft, Impressed With "Gorgeous" Draft Town VenueAn estimated 50,000 people visited Draft Town in Grant Park on the first day of a three-day fan festival outside the Auditorium Theatre, where the draft stage has been set up.
Three-Day Football Frenzy Begins As NFL Draft Kicks Off In ChicagoRepresentatives from every NFL team are in town for the draft, and the league has transformed part of Grant Park into “Draft Town,” a sprawling fan festival where fans can meet this year’s prospects, watch the draft, and even learn football skills.
Emanuel Basks In National Spotlight As NFL Draft Ramps UpMayor Rahm Emanuel was enjoying his role playing host to the 2015 NFL Draft on Wednesday, hoping to convince NFL officials to bring the draft back to Chicago for years to come.