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It’s AShore Thing at Navy Pier - Parade of Boats

AShore Thing

It's been asked by the greatest poet of our generation, Drake, "Oh you fancy, huh?" If you answered this question with the Iggy Azalea's, "I'm so fancy," well it just so happens one of the fanciest events this summer, AShore Thing, is taking place this weekend, July 19th at Navy Pier.

Aside from the shameless pop music references, everyone should Visit AShore Thing this Saturday, hosted by Michigan Avenue Magazine and the Chicago Yacht Club. Be at the official viewing


Rock 'n' Roll Your Body into Shape at the Chicago Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon & 5K Race 2014

Rock N Roll Running Festival

Do you happen to enjoy running and rock 'n' roll music, because if so, there isn't a more perfect event for you this weekend. Usually when you work out, you probably have rock music blasting through your earbuds. Well, this Sunday the 20th, leave the earbuds at home. I'll explain.


10 Decades, 10 Homestands: Cubs Take on Braves for 1960s Inspired Series

Wrigley Field

The Cubs have one last historic homestand as part of Wrigley Field's 100th birthday celebration before teams hit the All-Star break. Come out to the Friendly Confines to watch the Cubbies take on the Atlanta Braves for a 1960s era homestand, July 11-13.


10 Decades, 10 Homestands: Cubs Face Pirates in 1950s Era Series

Wrigley Field 

Wrigley Field's 100th birthday celebration continues this weekend as the Cubs take the field for another historic homestand. Head to the "Friendly Confines" for the Cubs' matchup with the Pittsburgh Pirates, June 20-22, commemorating the team's 1950s era.


Weekend Alert: June 20-22

Buckingham Fountain

This weekend, we can finally say summer is officially upon us. Celebrate the start of the summer solstice with some great events happening around Chicago. Get to it!


10 Reasons to Visit Chicago This Summer

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Some of the world's best dining, shopping, attractions, architecture and hotels can be found right here in Chicago. From first-rate theater and museums to iconic sports teams and landmarks galore, Chicago is the only destination you need to consider for the perfect summer getaway.


Where to Watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Chicago

World Cup stock

The start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup is finally upon us! The copa do mundo in Brazil kicks off today with the host nation taking on Croatia, while the other 30 nations take the pitch over the next month to determine who is the world's best. Whether you're a true footie diehard or casual fan, Chicago has plenty of spots to watch every World Cup match.


U.S. Men's Volleyball to Play Serbia in World League Match at UIC Pavilion

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The FIVB World League, the premier international men's volleyball tournament, is headed to Chicago this summer!

Head to UIC Pavilion on June 13th and 14th to watch the No. 4 ranked U.S. Men's National Team take on the No. 9 ranked Serbian Men's National Team as both teams attempt to qualify for the final round of the tournament and a chance to win $1 million.


10 Decades, 10 Homestands: Cubs to Face Marlins in 1940s Era Series

Wrigley - Blog

As the 2014 MLB season marches on, don't forget to celebrate 100 years of Wrigley Field with the Chicago Cubs! Head to the ballpark June 3-5 to see the Cubs take on the visiting New York Mets, followed by a 1940s themed homestand versus the Miami Marlins, June 6-8.


U.S. Soccer To Host 2014 World Cup Viewing Parties in Grant Park

US Soccer Grant Park

Are you ready for some fútbol? World Cup fever is heating up all over Chicago, and U.S. Soccer wants you to be a part of the action! This June, U.S. Soccer will host three 2014 FIFA World Cup viewing parties for the U.S. Men's National Team pool play matches in Grant Park. The events are free and open to the public.


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