Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.
The Palmer House Hilton rolled out the red carpet and gave star treatment today, not to a movie star or dignitary from a foreign country, but to a banquet waiter who recently retired after 53 years.
Chicago Police say a 25-year-old man was shot in a room of the Palmer House Hotel early this morning.
February is American Heart Month — an attempt to focus the nation’s attention on heart disease.
Union workers at the historic Palmer House Hilton have been without a contract for more than a year and, this morning, they walked out on strike for a day.
In the mid-1920s, the famed Rapp Brothers created a beautiful theatre, inspired by the palace of Versailles and Fontainebleau, now known as the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Since then, the theatre has been home to some of the greatest Broadway in Chicago productions including The Producers, Mamma Mia!, Wicked, The Lion King and Oprah’s The Color Purple.
While a visit to Soldier Field is guaranteed to be more enjoyable than any visiting team, it never hurts to get a little more acquainted with Walter Payton’s newly renovated lake house.