Each week, we feature one Instagram photographer who will get to feature their photos on Choose Chicago's Instagram account all week long, part of our new #TakingOverChooseChicago series. This week, we chose Hayden Stinebaugh. Enjoy!
Who better to kick off the Chicago Cubs' 2000s themed homestand on Labor Day than the Little League World Series U.S. champion Jackie Robinson West All-Stars! These young ballplayers who captured the nation's hearts during the 2014 Little League World Series will be on hand at Wrigley Field to meet the Cubs during batting practice, throw the ceremonial first pitch and lead the 7th inning stretch from the field.
Steps away from Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the Richard H. Driehaus Museum gives
guests a fascinating look into the palatial homes built by Chicago's wealthy
Gilded Age magnates. Step back in time and into the stunning galleries,
all elegantly furnished with pieces from the most celebrated designers
of the late 19th and early 20th century, such as Louis Comfort Tiffany
and the Herter Brothers.
Ready to step into culinary heaven? Well Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet has what you're looking for, and this year boasts the event's biggest lineup yet of food, wine, cocktails, celebrity chefs, cooking demos, seminars and more.
Labor Day Weekend is upon us, so enjoy that extra day off work and fill your schedule with some of these fantastic events, including the Chicago Jazz Festival that'll close the outdoor music festival circuit in style.
With the success of 2013's Remix Chicago,
Chicago's Recycled Art Fair will be making its second go around this
Labor Day weekend! I guess you could say it's been recycled. Okay, all
dumb jokes aside, this unique arts festival is a great time for all
is no stranger to cultural festivals, but one of the largest and best
of the summer will be taking place this weekend, and it is a must see. The African Festival of the Arts
is celebrating its 25th anniversary and is expecting a well over
300,000 people to visit the historic Washington Park to take on all of
the festivities celebrating the African cluture.
There are a number of comedy shows flying under the radar. First and foremost, iO Chicago is having their grand opening this weekend, so that almost trumps just about any other event this weekend. However, tickets are a little pricey, so if your wallet be more comfortable at a lower-priced ticket, then I have a few shows I think you should check out.
Chicago has an undeniably rich art culture, home to some of the world's greatest art museums and famous outdoor pieces the public can enjoy. To honor such a distinctive art tradition as well as celebrate the artists whose creations have inspired millions, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park will be holding the inaugural Fifth Star Awards, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.
Hotels are popping up left and right around
Chicago, from the heart of downtown to down near McCormick Place. While some
are totally new constructions, others are breathing new life into the
architecture of historic buildings. Here are just a few of these new hotel in
historic buildings that will open in downtown Chicago over the next couple