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Ronny Chieng

Ronny Chieng

Need some belly laughs to herald spring? Come to Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago to see the hilarious Ronny Chieng April 5-7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Ronny Chieng is a Chinese stand-up comedian and actor born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, raised in Manchester, NH, USA and Singapore. Ronny […]

Comic and Entertainment Expo

Bring the family to the Comic and Entertainment Expo at Chicago’s McCormick Place April 6-8, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in Hyde Park! The Comic and Entertainment Expo brings together icons and stars of television and film. There are activities for kids, booths, autograph signings and so much more! […]

Chinese New Year

Bring the family to Chicago to celebrate Chinese New Year with multiple events February 17-March 3, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Chinese New Year is a very big and festive deal in Chicago, with activities for all ages. On February 17, the Chicago Symphony will […]

Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Put spring in your family’s step by bringing them to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier March 14-18, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Chicago Flower and Garden Show smells good. And it’s colorful! And the show is packed with activities for […]

Cedric the Entertainer

Come to the Chicago Theatre to see the hilarious Cedric the Entertainer in concert March 24, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Cedric the Entertainer is a comedy junkie. He effortlessly goes from movies to TV to stage, and he is one of the funniest men […]

Tomorrow Never Knows Indie Fest Indie Fest

Alternative music lovers, come to Chicago for the Tomorrow Never Knows festival at multiple north side venues January 17-21, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Tomorrow Never Knows features rising local music artists as well as acclaimed national music and comedy acts, all appearing in the dead of winter yet […]

Tedeschi Trucks in Concert

Wipe your blues away by coming to Chicago and seeing the hot-hot-hot Tedeschi Trucks Band with JJ Grey and Mofro at the Chicago Theatre January 25-27, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! If you like the Allman Brothers, you will love Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks. […]

Uchi-Con

If you prefer cosplay to Cold Play, come to Uchi-Con, the University of Chicago’s festival of the art of Japanese anime, January 27, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Uchi-Con is family friendly (see rules for dress code). It runs from 10 am to six pm. There will be food, […]

Shakira in Concert

Shake your “hips don’t lie” at the Shakira concert at Chicago’s United Center, Jan. 23, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Grammy Award winning Columbian pop star Shakira Isabel Mebrak Ripoll comes to town for a post-holiday concert, having sold 60 million albums and now adding […]

Q Brothers Hip Hop Christmas Carol

Bring the family for Christmas belly laughs to the “Q Brothers Christmas Carol” at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre November 28-January 23, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! If you don’t know about the Q Brothers, they take classic texts and turn them into hip-hop parodies, with four […]

Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier

Bring the family to Navy Pier for the Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest December 1-January 7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest is chock full of activities for kids from five to eighty! Guests will be greeted by festive décor and […]

Lincoln Park Zoo Nights

Bring the family to see Lincoln Park Zoo’s Zoo Lights show in December through January 7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Looking for some FREE fun at holiday time? Then Lincoln Park Zoo’s Zoo Lights is for you. There will be tons of activities for […]