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Welcome to Chicago, the Windy City. Chicago is one of the major cities and tourist destinations in North America. Chicago is also a great town for professional sports with two Major League Baseball teams, an NBA team, an NHL team, and an NFL team. You might be in Chicago for business, for pleasure, or both. Either way, we'll help you watch the best sports, eat the best food, hit the best museums, and find the best attractions in the Windy City. Enjoy!

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Soldier Field

Soldier Field boasts a 66,000+ seating capacity. It is conveniently located on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois and is presently home to the Chicago Bears of the NFL. Soldier Field was considered as a National Historic Landmark but only for two years since the extent of the renovations was so immense that the committee […]

5 restaurants and 15 tourist attractions in Chicago

Chicago restaurant originals: 1. Charlie Trotter’s (anything) 2. Gibson’s (steak) 3. Ditka’s (chops) 4. Harry Caray’s (Burger& Beer) 5. Geno’s; Giordano’s (tie for pizza) Notable Chicago activities that should appeal to anyone: 1. Chicago River architectural cruise (Michigan Ave bridge) 2. Navy Pier 3. Observation deck Hanc0ck Tower (on a clear night) 4. Jazz – […]

Ford Center of Performing Arts in Chicago, IL

The Ford Center of Performing Arts is located at 24 W. Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601. It has been there since May 8, 1926. Artists like the Pips and Little Richard, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Alice Faye, Danny Kaye, Fanny Brice, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Sophie Tucker, Stepin Fetchit, Al […]

The Oriental Institute

The Oriental Institute is located on the University of Chicago campus at 1155 East 58th Street in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The Institute, an extensive research center and public museum, is known for its leadership in Near Eastern studies and research in supporting active field projects in countries such as Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, and […]

Ghost hunting in Chicago

Ursala Bielski’s Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tours The ghost hunter takes visitors on a tour of Chicago’s most haunted locales, from the Fort Dearborn and St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Sites to locations like Hull House, the tragic Iroquois Theater, the Red Lion Pub, and dozens of others as they search for Resurrection Mary, Al Capone, and […]

Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field is located in Lakeview, a residential Chicago neighborhood. The ballpark’s official address is 1060 W. Addison Street. The area around Wrigley Field has many restaurants and bars; this area is often referred to as Wrigleyville. Wrigley Field is somteimes called The Friendly Confines, a phrase popularized Ernie Banks who is sometimes called Mr. […]

Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 dates

Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival on July 28, 2007 is a 1 day festival where some of the world’s best guitarists get together and jam. We’re tlaking about guitarists like Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, BB King, Willie Nelson, Jeff Beck, Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, Buddy Guy and John Mayer. These guys get on stage together […]

Chicago’s 2007 European Film Festival dates & movies

Chicago’s European Film Festival runs from March 2 – March 29 in 2007 at the Gene Siskel Film Center. Here’s a list of movies that will play. I’d love to see John Malkovich (from Chicago) in KLIMT, a film about “Gustav Klimt and 1900 Vienna in all their decadence and excess” (2006, Raúl Ruiz, Austria/ […]

Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR racing & tailgating

The Chicagoland Speedway is actually a few miles away from the Windy City: 500 Speedway Blvd. Joliet, IL 60433 (815) 727-7223 Races often sell out months in advance so getting tickets can be problematic. Best known for the USG Sheetrock 400 and the BUSCH USG Durock 300 (both in July, 2007), race fans can hang […]

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

The Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum (MFACM) in the Pilsen/Little Village community of Chicago has over 3,500 artistic displays, the largest Latino institution of its type in the U.S. The Museum’s permanent collection of prints and drawings, photographs, folk and modern art traces over 3,000 years of Mexican history. Seven galleries of contemporary and classical […]

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