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Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light

Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light

Bring the family to Chicago for the wondrous holiday show Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light at Museum of Science and Industry November 15-January 6, and stay at the blocks-away and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Christmas Around the World and Holiday of Light is a time-honored tradition, starting in 1942 with a […]

Magnificent Miles Lights Festival

Bring the family to see the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival November 16-17 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival has something for everyone, with a parade and more than a dozen family-friendly activities from Chicago favorites and popular brands—plus live music and […]

Emo Philips at Zanies

Come to Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago to see the genius standup of Emo Philips November 8 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Emo Philips is grownup fun of a high order. Described by Jay Leno as “the best joke writer in America,” and considered by […]

Josh Groban with Idina Menzel

Come to Chicago’s United Center to see Josh Groban and special guest Idina Menzel November 6 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore hotel in historic Hyde Park! Josh Groban walked into show business in a strange way. He was called to stand in at a Grammy Award rehearsal for an ailing […]

Things to do at Lake Michigan: Chicago’s Best Beaches

Chicago hosts thousands of tourists each year, each one visiting for his or her own unique reason. The Windy City attracts sports fans, foodies, shoppers, museumgoers, music fans, and general tourists looking to experience one of the most exciting and bustling cities in America. And Chicago is just that. With so much to offer both […]

How to Maximize your Stay at a Chicago Hotel near Lake Michigan

Chicago is a city made up of many different and distinct neighborhoods, each of which has something special to offer those living or visiting them. From Lincoln Park and Wrigley Ville to downtown and The Loop, every part of The Windy City has a very different feel. While slightly biased, those of us who work […]

Chicago Home Movie Day

Bring the family to Chicago Home Movie Day at the Chicago Historical Society October 27 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Chicago Home Movie Day is dedicated to your home movies. From 11:00am until 3:00pm archivists and projectionists will inspect and project all celluloid home movies that […]

Witches, Winds and Whirls Concert

Bring the family to see the Witches, Winds and Whirls concert at the University of Chicago’s Mandel Hall October 28, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chigo Lake Shore Hotel! The Witches, Winds and Whirls concert brings together the wonderful University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Hyde Park School of Dance for an […]

Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me Live Radio Show

Bring your girlfriend to see the popular NPR live radio show “Wait, Wait, Don’t tell Me” October 25 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! “Wait, Wait, Don’t tell Me” was built on the flimsiest of excuses for entertainment, a quiz show about the news. What makes […]

Darrell Hammond at Zanies

Come to Zanies Night Club in Chicago’s Old Town to see comic genius Darrell Hammond November 1 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Darrell Hammond is an actor, stand-up comedian, and impressionist known for his long stint on Saturday Night Live and his spot-on impression of […]

Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Come to the Hyde Park Jazz Festival at 11 University of Chicago venues September 29-30 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! The Hyde Park Jazz Festival is a free two-day festival featuring the finest in local jazz and national and international jazz artists; diverse performance venues; outdoor dance floor; food/beverage […]

Chicago Half Marathon/5K

Come run with me at the Chicago Half Marathon/5K September 23 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! The Chicago Half Marathon gives you the chance to run on traffic restricted Lake Shore Drive! (You will run right past the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!) This scenic half marathon course starts in […]