CHICAGO LANDS GEORGE LUCAS MUSEUM
Award-winning film director George Lucas announced that Chicago would be home to the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, a first-of-its-kind interactive museum housing a collection of artwork and movie memorabilia. It will be located on land currently occupied by parking lots between Soldier Field and McCormick Place, and will open in 2018.
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CANADA'S ANTI-SPAM LEGISLATION GOES INTO EFFECT
If you are a business or non-profit
organization that uses commercial electronic messages (CEM) such as email
newsletters and sms mobile texts, a new federal anti-spam law in Canada will
have a significant impact on how you market to your audiences. The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) -
which goes into effect July 1, 2014 - concerns messages sent to any email
addresses that belong to a Canadian, as well as all messages that are opened in
Canada. CASL is applicable even if you are based in the United States or any
other country outside of Canada.
released by The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
specify what constitutes a commercial electronic
message and outline regulations on 3 main components:
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UNITED BEGINS SEASONAL SERVICE FROM CHICAGO TO EDINBURGH,
United Airlines started offering non-stop flights to
Edinburgh, Scotland from Chicago O'Hare International for the summer. Flights
operate daily between June 12 and September 1, and will then drop to four times
a week from September 2 to October 5.
CHICAGO'S FIRST LADY CRUISES WELCOMES NEWEST VESSEL
Chicago's First Lady Cruises added a new vessel to its
fleet, Chicago's Classic Lady. The 299-passenger yacht will be part of the
Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruises and will also serve as a special
private party venue for corporate and social events. It will launch from the
Riverside Gardens dock at the lower level and southeast corner of the Michigan
more about the vessel
RANDOLPH STREET MARKET NAMED TOP FLEA MARKET BY USA TODAY
USA Today listed
Chicago's Randolph Street Market Festival as a top 10 flea market for finding
vintage treasures. The market has been around for more than 10 years, and
offers a wide spread of merchandise, including handmade crafts and vintage
clothing and jewelry.
CHICAGO LANDS ON TRIPADVISOR'S TRAVELERS' CHOICE AWARDS LIST
Chicago made the list of top 25 destinations in the world
according to reviews from millions of TripAdvisor members. Chicago took the No.
18 spot, and is one of three U.S. destinations that made the list.
FIELD MUSEUM VOTED A MUST-SEE FOR KIDS BY BUDGET TRAVEL
Budget Travel Magazine named Chicago's Field Museum as the
top must-see attraction for kids. The museum was touted for broad range of
educational and entertaining exhibits and dioramas.