Articles by The Local Tourist

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Monday Movie: ChiTown Moments

04/07/2014 - 10:18am

"ChiTown Moments" is a quick video by Vitúc, an Italian cinematographer, taken from the streets, from the L...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performs An American in Paris

Do This: An American In Paris In Chicago

04/04/2014 - 11:00am

Gershwin's beloved musical An American In Paris is a "modern American treasure." This spring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra takes you to Paris in the 1920s as they perform the classic. If...

Beer from A to Z with WGN's Pete McMurray

04/01/2014 - 9:46am

How do you get on WGN Radio? Bring 26 beers to the station. That's what I did last night, and now I just may be...

Monday Movie: "Chicago: The Great American City"

03/31/2014 - 9:06am

"This is the city that America wants to be."

Well said, Jackpot in the West Promotions, well said.


Do This: Mobile Miniatures Launch Party

03/27/2014 - 10:47am

Cell phone ring tones are typically of the following ilk: annoying noises, computerized "songs", and clips from popular music. Spektral Orchestra is offering new options: ring tones that have been...

Lollapalooza Luxury at Trump International Hotel & Tower

03/25/2014 - 10:30am

You're going to Lollapalooza, so why not do it up right with a stay in one of Chicago's ritziest hotels?...

Dine Digital Free at The Florentine

03/21/2014 - 8:57am

Everywhere you look nowawadays people are on their cell phones. It seems that we pay more attention to what's happening virtually than we do the people and places that are right there. How many...

$177 Business Class Rooms at Radisson Blu Aqua

03/18/2014 - 9:06am

Chicago's birthday was a few weeks ago but the celebration continues with a special offer from ...

Meet the Artisans at Pastoral Artisan Producer Festival April 12

03/17/2014 - 9:33am

Pastoral has developed a serious reputation among cheese enthusiasts. They only provide the best. Coming this April 12, they continue that tradition with their...

Flower & Garden Show Lunch Cruise This Saturday

03/14/2014 - 7:47am

We've all seen the pictures of frozen Lake Michigan this (never-ending) season, but a few ice floes aren't going to stop us! Get a jump on Spring with a special...