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

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 […]

Fulton Street Harvest Fest

Bring the family to the Fulton Market Harvest Fest in Chicago September 14-16 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde park! The Fulton Market Harvest Fest brings together the country’s best chefs, fantastic craft beer, live music and Chicago’s best restaurants for a weekend of culinary fun. There […]

Ringo Starr and his All Starr band

Bring the family to see Ringo Starr and his All Starr Bane at the Chicago Theatre September 22 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! “She’s sixteen, she’s beautiful, and she’s mine.” “We all live in a yellow submarine.” Yeah, baby! Sir Ringo Starr and his All […]

Chicago Hot Dog Festival

Bring the family to the Chicago Hot Dog Festival August 10-12 at the Chicago History Museum and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! You from out of town? You think, what’s the big deal, a hot dog is a boiled wiener on a bun with a smear […]

Chicago Air and Water Show

Bring the entire family to see the Chicago Air and Water Show along the Lake Michigan shore August 18-18 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Chicago Air and Water Show is one of the highlights of the summer season! And it’s free! Join a few […]

North Coast Music Fest

Come to the North Coast Music Fest August 31-September 2 at Chicago’s Union Park and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The North Coast Music Fest is an alternative music venue as far from Woodstock as can be imagined. The fully immersive three-day festival will welcome “Coasties” to experience […]