End 2019 at one of Chicago’s most renowned architectural marvels with a night of great music, food and drinks, and superb views of the fireworks show over The Lake. The 8th Annual Resolution Gala at The Aon Grand Ballroom will be the definitive NYE party in Chitown.
London emanates an enchanting atmosphere, especially in winter. The city is so festively illuminated that it makes you feel like you’re in the middle of a fairytale! The fire-works in London are magical even, and definitely a great way to sound the bell for the New Year!
Smith & Wollensky Restaurant will host their second annual nose-to-tail dining event, The Whole Cow, on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 5:30pm-9:00pm. This one night only experience that is priced at $195 a person and will include a 10-course tasting menu featuring unique steak cuts from every part of the cow, with four drink pairings to match. The Smith & Wollensky culinary team will guide guests on a journey from farm to filet, sharing the tradition and significance of the nose-to-tail movement.
“The mission of this menu is to push our guests’ boundaries just a little, expose them to something they may not have ever tried, and to embrace the many cuts of beef that are available to enjoy,” quoted Chef Matt, The VP of Culinary Development at Smith and Wollensky.
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START PLANNING YOUR OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO ITINERARY TODAY!
OHC WILL TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 19-20, 2019.
The Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago is a free public festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to more than 350 buildings across Chicago.
Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods—all for free.
Have you ever walked by a building and thought, “I wish I could see what’s inside?” Now you can. Tour soaring skyscrapers, repurposed mansions, opulent theaters, exclusive private clubs, private offices and breathtaking sacred spaces.
2019 Chicago Marathon
The 2019 Chicago Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 13. This event has historically attracted 45,000 runners from more than 100 countries. An estimated 1.7 million spectators are expected to view the race along the route that traverses 29 Chicago neighborhoods. The Marathon will begin with wheel chair participants at approximately 7:20 a.m, the main start is at 7:30 a.m. Additional security and bag checks will be in effect at key event locations. All Marathon staff and volunteers will be in uniform and credentialed.
Marathon Day Schedule – Sunday, October 13
Spectators will not have access to the race start and finish areas within Grant Park on race day. These areas will be accessible only to participants displaying their event-issued bib numbers, event staff with proper credentials, and ticketed guests (where applicable).
Grant Park, Chicago
5:30 a.m. – Gear check opens
5:30 a.m. – Start corrals open
7:20 a.m. – Wheelchair Start (men)
7:21 a.m. – Wheelchair Start (women)
7:22 a.m. – Handcycle Start
7:23 a.m. – Athletes with Disabilities Start
7:30 a.m. – Wave 1 Start
8:00 a.m. – Wave 2 Start
8:35 a.m. – Wave 3 Start
9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.- Biofreeze 27th Mile Post-Race Party; Grant Park, Butler Field
Times are subject to change.
Street Closures and Secured Areas
Street closures around Grant Park will begin on the morning of Thursday, October 10 and continue through the morning of Monday, October 14.
Information on the route, street closures, and times can be found in the Chicago Marathon Street Closure Guide. The Chicago Marathon is being sponsored by Bank of America. An informative website, including a listing of where the public can view the race as well as what areas will be restricted, is available at http://www.chicagomarathon.com.
This information has been provided to BOMA/Chicago by a state, local or federal agency and is being distributed to BOMA/Chicago members.
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Opera fans are mourning one of the world’s most revered voices.
JESSYE NORMAN 1945 – 2019
Four months after closing, the Hubbard Inn is planning on welcoming back customers later this month! Expect a heightened focus on fancy drinks and club vibes in addition to a complete remodel with Instagram worthy furniture and decor.
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Designer Carlos Gaytan brings to life his first Chicago project, Tuzuco, in River North. With earth tone decorations and vines from Huitzuco, his hometown, he is bringing new life to the Mexican inspired offerings in Chicago.
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Eternal Light: The Sacred Stained-Glass Windows of Louis Comfort Tiffany opens on Saturday, September 6th at the Driehaus Muesum. Eleven ecclesiastical stained-glass windows made by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his workshop artisans will be on display to capture the artistic range and intricacy of Tiffany’s output.
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