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“Dance Fridays” Launch, Called “Epic” By This Blogger

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There’s Dancing. There’s Hilarity. There’s Embarrassment (though not on your end). And best of all, the director is…YOU! This month we announced Dance Fridays – our monthly feature of different departments in our downtown Chicago hotel dancing to various songs. But apart from the idea and some general parameters, our Facebook Fan’s get to be […]

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5 Breweries to Love in Chicago

Chicago and Beer naturally go together like fish and chips, like karaoke and bars, like responsibility and the legal drinking age. Of course finding a bar (karaoke or otherwise) isn’t hard in Chicago. BUT if you’d enjoy experiencing Chicago’s beer scene through some of its unique and local microbreweries then pull up a chair and […]

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5 Wonderful Winter Attractions in Chicago

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Whether you marvel at the beauty of nature in winter, enjoy basking in the holiday spirit, or you simply whisk from store to store with bags full of goodies, there are plenty of ways to celebrate winter and the holidays in downtown Chicago! We’ve compiled some of the best and most spectacular here: 1. Skating […]

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Green Oases in the Second City

Looking for things to do in Chicago? Chicago is known for skyscrapers, inspiring SNL skits (“Da Bears!”), and being a world-class city. But despite Chicago’s size, the city also hosts some very unique and often secluded green spaces. Of course there’s no shortage of parks in Chicago. But we’ve scoured this urban jungle and, without […]

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5 Great Tours in Chicago

This week we’ve compiled a list of 5 great tours for seeing Chicago!  These are all only minutes from our downtown hotel and each is sure to enrich your experience of visiting the Windy City.  Enjoy! 1.  Chicago Greeter. This tour is offered by the city, is customizable, and is absolutely FREE!  You simply contact […]

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Chicago by Air, Land & Sea

Chicago Air & Water Show, Best Western Chicago

  Flying overhead, rattling the windows of the John Hancock Observatory, parachuting to the ground and splashing through the water!  Chicago’s most exciting event, the Air & Water Show is just around the corner!  Will you be one of the almost 2 million people crowding the city’s lakefront to try and catch a glimpse of some of the best […]

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Celebrity Chicago

Celebrity Chicago

From Oprah Winfrey to Vince Vaughn, Chicago is a celebrity rich town and the production site of some of the best-known movies to be filmed east of Hollywood, including “The Blues Bothers” and “Ocean’s Eleven.” Come experience Chicago, and you may get a peek at the stars!

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Chicago’s Helpful City Links

From its celebrated architecture to its world-class shopping and arts, Chicago is a vibrant city of endless attractions and sights. So, here’s a few of our favorite links to help to you embark on your Chicago adventure.

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Chicago’s Famous Landmark: Buckingham Fountain

This Chicago landmark and attraction offers a beautiful aquatic display from spring through fall. Enjoy the dazzling water, light and music spectacle during the summer.

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Chicago’s Famous Lincoln Park

Chicago Lincoln Park

Chicago’s largest recreational retreat, Lincoln Park offers numerous baseball/softball fields, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, a golf course, a fitness center, boating harbors, beaches, landscaped gardens, a zoo, museums, a conservatory, and a theater on the lake. Check out Lincoln Park’s Chicago History Museum and Lincoln Park Zoo, one of the nation’s oldest zoos!

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