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A Guide to Seeing Chicago’s Museums for Free

Taking in some culture doesn’t have to be costly. Many of Chicago’s museums host free admission days all year round, you just need to know when to go. Museum-goers from Illinois are especially in luck, with many places participating in Illinois Resident Discount days (just be sure to bring valid ID!). But even if you’re [Read More]

June 22, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments: Comments Off on A Guide to Seeing Chicago’s Museums for Free | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Events, Events AOI

Spend Spring Break at a Chicago Museum

Headed to Chicago this spring break? Or you are a Chicagoan staying home to enjoy the city in bloom? Chicago museums have you covered when it comes to spring break fun with a dash of learning. Here are three Chicago museums (and one aquarium!) that are the place to be this spring in Chicago. Continue [Read More]

April 01, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments: Comments Off on Spend Spring Break at a Chicago Museum | Categories: Events, In the City

Seven Reasons to Visit the Chicago History Museum With Your Family this Fall

The Chicago History Museum is a treasure trove of all things Chicago. With its collection of over 20 million items, including photographs, drawings, diaries, letters, costumes, textiles, sound recordings, films, books, newspapers, furniture and more, this museum will take your family back in time, from Chicago’s beginnings as a fur trading settlement to the bustling, [Read More]

October 01, 2013 | Author: admin | Comments: Comments Off on Seven Reasons to Visit the Chicago History Museum With Your Family this Fall | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago

Happy Birthday, Chicago!

The City of Chicago is celebrating a birthday today, March 4, when it turns the ripe old age of 174. Chicago was incorporated as a city on March 4, 1837. There will be a birthday bash held today at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark Street, in the Gold Coast neighborhood, from 9:30 a.m. [Read More]

March 04, 2011 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: City of Chicago, Events, In the City

Chicago: The City Our U.S. President Calls Home

Today is the third Monday in February, which means it is Presidents’ Day. It is a federal holiday. That means all Chicago, federal and state government offices are closed, as are some businesses. There will be no mail and some banks are closed. Most stores and attractions are open, but remember, public schools are closed [Read More]

February 21, 2011 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: City of Chicago, Events, In the City

Two Illinois Presidents Honored This Week

Quick: Who was the 16th president of the United States? Hint: He would have been 202 yesterday. Second hint: He was an Illinois resident. Answer: It was Abraham Lincoln, and there were celebrations in his honor throughout Illinois and the country this weekend. Don’t worry if you missed it all, there are two new exhibits [Read More]

February 13, 2011 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Education, Events, In the City

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