It didn’t seem right to Clinton Shepherd that the birthplace of the Ferris wheel didn’t hold the record for the longest Ferris wheel ride. “I thought Chicago should have that title,” he said Sunday, after spending a record-shattering 48 hours, 8 minutes and 25 seconds awake riding Navy Pier’s iconic attraction.
City Hall has unveiled plans to build a new arena for DePaul basketball at McCormick Place, as part of larger plans to upgrade the convention center and redesign much of Navy Pier.
Mother’s Day is a great day for celebrating all your mother has done for you throughout the year. Make this year’s Mother’s Day extra special by taking your mother out for a great family experience in Chicago.
Police said the woman, who is in her 20s, was about to exit the #29/State bus at 500 E. Illinois St., near Navy Pier around 10:30 p.m. Monday.
Activist Sandra Fluke was the main honoree. The Georgetown University law school student became a household name last year when a talk show host called her a prostitute because she tried to lobby Congress for mandatory health care coverage of birth control.
Celebrate Easter Brunch at one of these five hot spot restaurants in Chicago.
Tulips are a sure sign of spring and they’re ready for their close-ups at the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier.
Are you newly engaged? Make your plans now to have your dream wedding at some of the Chicago area’s most stylish venues.
Spring is one of the most eagerly anticipated seasons in Chicago. What better activity to celebrate winter’s end than with an outdoor excursion to observe the blooming of spring flowers?
Many of those who attended the toast had special memories of meeting Caray while he was alive. Others recalled moving away from Chicago and watching him announce Cub games on cable, giving them a taste of home.
Cabin fever got you down? Get out and enjoy some of the best winter happenings Chicago has to offer. From sleepovers at the zoo to hockey at Soldier Field, here’s a round up of 5 things to do in the city this season.
New Year’s doesn’t necessarily strike people as being a family-friendly holiday in Chicago. However, there are many kid-friendly events that are perfect for youth of all ages.
It’s one of the scariest things for a parent to experience: not knowing what to do when your child starts choking.
With the Thanksgiving holiday already past, now is the time to really venture out and celebrate the festive season of lights. As Christmas day draws near, these recommended area attractions will bring much joy and peace to everyone in the family.
Hundreds of volunteers unloaded 1,600 Christmas trees from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw at Navy Pier on Saturday. The trees will go to families who can’t afford one.
Halloween and Christmas aren’t the only holidays with numerous activities for families in Chicago. Thanksgiving events and celebrations are a great way to enjoy the holiday with your family while spending quality time and giving thanks.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has welcomed word that the Chicago Children’s Museum has signed a new lease with Navy Pier, keeping it there through this century, but his office isn’t providing many details of the lease.
Navy Pier’s indoor shops, restaurants and attractions will remain open Tuesday.
Lucky for you, Chicago offers plenty of adult friendly events to satisfy your Halloween needs.
A group of Lincoln Park business owners is calling on state lawmakers to take a second look at a controversial 30-year old city tax levied on thousands of restaurants in and near downtown.