With Navy Pier headed toward a re-design in the next couple years, can the design continue to attract so many tourists? And, Matteson, Illinois, officials are closing Lincoln Mall. What does this imply about the future economy of the south suburbs?
This Friday an unconventional walking tour will lead participants through a series of publically accessible -- if rarely seen -- parts of Chicago’s Loop: its lobbies, Pedway passages, shortcuts, corridors, and other indoor interstitial spaces.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he wants to open city tourism offices in Brazil, Germany and Japan this year.Emanuel says he wants to "dramatically" increase the number of visitors to Chicago. He spoke Thursday to members of the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau.
A National Park Service report says visitors to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore along Lake Michigan spent more than $63 million in nearby communities during 2010, helping support more than 650 jobs.Park Superintendent Constantine Dillon tells the Post-Tribune of Merrillville that surve