It was the day no one thought they would see happen—at least in this lifetime. On Nov. 2, the eternal underdogs the Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series Championship, ending a 108-year wait and gaining a whole lot of new appreciation and fans as a result. Just 10 weeks later they would celebrate yet again at the annual fan convention at the Sheraton Grand Chicago, which was an undeniable success thanks to the quick actions of a team of event producers.
This deluxe dining hall is cooking up something special.
The 1970s make a comeback at Wicker Park Restaurant
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Brian Lang was recently appointed area director of sales and marketing at Grand Hyatt Denver and Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center.
Choice Hotels International, Inc., Crescent Hotels & Resorts and Murphy Asset Management announced the opening of Chicago’s newest contemporary hotel, Cambria Chicago Loop - Theatre District.
Managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, Cambria Chicago Loop - Theatre District, will be located above the Oriental Theatre at 32 W. Randolph.
Guests of the JW Marriott in Chicago can feel better about indulging in an after-dinner drink when choosing selections from the hotel’s Cocktails with a Purpose program. Recipes like “Green Mountain Dynamite” were created by Tippling Bros. with the guidance of nutritionist Keri Glassman. The idea: to create healthier cocktails that still provide a tasty experience
—1.5 oz. Absolut Citron
—.75 oz. fresh lemon juice
—.75 oz. maple syrup
—a pinch of cayenne powder
—3 dashes of Urban Moonshine Organic Maple Bitters
Autograph Collection Hotels announced The Blackstone will join the brand's portfolio of more than 100 independent hotels across the globe on June 7.
Calling all wannabe spies! SafeHouse and EscapeHouse are now open in Chicago. These fully immersive experiences take a cue from America’s time honored intelligence operations, offering team-building entertainment alongside savory food and drink. Here are 10 things we’ve been cleared to tell you about these “top secret” destinations.
The fast-casual Chicago-style food concept, Portillo’s, will be opening its first Minnesota location at 8450 Hudson Rd. in Woodbury at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11. The new location marks the brand’s 50th restaurant opening.
The restaurant will feature a 1920s theme with décor inspired by the Prohibition era. The restaurant will include seating for more than 200 guests, with double drive-thru lanes and an outdoor patio.
Jacksonville, Fla., played an important role in hosting this spring’s premier events: The 2017 NFL Consumer Products Summit and the NFL Equipment Managers Meeting. Occurring in late March, the events brought 1,000 guests to EverBank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, plus nearly 150 exhibitors that showcased their licensed NFL wares to general retailers and buyers. Jacksonville was selected to host this exclusive event from a short list of candidates—Chicago, Indianapolis and Minneapolis.