WBEZ | Navy Pier http://www.wbez.org/content/navy-pier Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Cider Summit Chicago http://www.wbez.org/cider-summit-chicago-105228 <p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>CIDER SUMMIT.&nbsp; The Region&#39;s Largest Cider Tasting Comes to Navy Pier</p><p>The inaugural Chicago event will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 11am-7pm in the Lakeview Terrace Room at Navy Pier.&nbsp; The event will benefit The Great Lakes Cider &amp; Perry Association, WBEZ Public Radio, and Heartland Alliance.</p><p>Owners and cidermakers will be on hand to inform and guide guests through the samplings which will be available in 3-ounce and 6-ounce portions.&nbsp; Cider Summit will feature over 60 ciders from throughout the U.S., England, Scotland, France, Spain, and even New Zealand..&nbsp; The event selections are now posted at: <a href="http://www.cidersummit.com">www.cidersummit.com</a>.&nbsp; The event will also feature specially selected food pairings from Fortune Gourmet.</p><p>Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 (cash only) at the door and are available online via Brown Paper tickets (<a href="http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/292749">www.brownpapertickets.com/event/292749</a>) and at Chicago&rsquo;s Hotel Palomar concierge desk. Admission includes a tasting glass and 10 drink tickets.&nbsp; Additional drink tickets will be available for sale onsite at $2 per ticket. The event is 21 and over only.</p><p>For those seeking to utilize public transportation, Chicago Brew Bus will provide shuttle service starting at 10:30am between the Blue Line Grand stop, Red Line Grand-State stop, and Navy Pier throughout the day.&nbsp; CTA buses also run directly to Navy Pier.&nbsp; Onsite parking is available in the Navy Pier garages.</p></p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:30:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/cider-summit-chicago-105228 Chicago Public Media Board of Directors Annual Meeting http://www.wbez.org/chicago-public-media-board-directors-annual-meeting-104085 <p><p><span style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Verdana, 'Nimbus Sans L', sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); line-height: 18px;">Join us&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Verdana, 'Nimbus Sans L', sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">in the Navy Pier Festival Hall Rooms 305-306&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Verdana, 'Nimbus Sans L', sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); line-height: 18px;">for the Chicago Public Media Board of Directors Annual Meeting. </span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Verdana, 'Nimbus Sans L', sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;All Board meetings are open to the public.</span></p><div><div><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); line-height: 18px;"><font face="Helvetica Neue, Arial, Verdana, Nimbus Sans L, sans-serif" size="2">Here is an opportunity for the public to:</font></span></div><ul><li><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); line-height: 18px;"><font face="Helvetica Neue, Arial, Verdana, Nimbus Sans L, sans-serif" size="2">Acknowledge incoming and outgoing board members.</font></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); line-height: 18px;"><font face="Helvetica Neue, Arial, Verdana, Nimbus Sans L, sans-serif" size="2">Hear department and Community Advisory Council year end updates.</font></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); line-height: 18px;"><font face="Helvetica Neue, Arial, Verdana, Nimbus Sans L, sans-serif" size="2">Hear CEO and President Torey Malatia discuss our recent work and path forward.</font></span></li></ul></div><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:45:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/chicago-public-media-board-directors-annual-meeting-104085