Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration has decided to channel more than $7.3 million in tax increment financing toward a “bus rapid transit” line downtown, according to transportation and economic-development officials.The money will combine with an announced $24.6 m
“There are a lot of preconceived notions people have of magicians, whether that be bunny rabbits and top hats or incredibly cheesy, campy, bad-jokes, [and] pony-tail-wearing guys.”Dennis Watkins, a founding House Theatre of Chicago member, is none of the these.He’s not the doddering gent with the ra
Navy Pier officials are looking for design teams around the world to propose a redevelopment of its outdoor space.The request for proposal calls on firms from around the world to re-imagine just the public spaces at Navy Pier.
You know when you throw a house party and you wake up to find half empty PBR cans strewn all over the coffee table? That's Navy Pier this morning. I think I saw a rib bone out front of the Starbucks...B story: You cant have it both ways, I guess.
Safety officials in Chicago say they expect smaller crowds for this year's Fourth of July fireworks. The city canceled its main fireworks display this year to save money, relying on Navy Pier's fireworks show Monday to lead the Fourth of July celebrations."
Navy Pier, the iconic Chicago lakefront destination that's Illinois' most popular tourist attraction, could be poised for a multi-million dollar revamp. Officials with the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority on Wednesday proposed a series of expansions and enhancements to the pier