Lincoln Park Zoo will host the 22nd annual Zoolights festival beginning this Friday. With over 2 million lights this year, the decorations will stretch across an unprecedented expanse from the Farm-in-the-Zoo at the southern end to the Arctic Tundra exhibit to the north. Check it out between 4:30 & 9:00pm until January 1st. More information … More Zoolights at Lincoln Park Zoo
The McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade returns to Chicago this Thursday morning. The parade will run from 8 a.m. til 11 a.m. beginning on Congress Parkway, spanning a mile up State Street to end at Randolph Street. VIP seats are available for $60/person. For more info, visit dnainfo.
Chicago non-profit Urban Rivers has raised money to fund a new, larger river garden to be installed near North Avenue & Goose Island. Urban Rivers has already tested the waters with a smaller 5’x10′ garden near Kingsbury Street Whole Foods, but this garden will span 600 ft in length. The soilless garden will likely … More Floating Garden Coming to Chicago River
Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are six great reasons not to wait: Relocation buyers are … More Why Waiting Until After the Holidays to Sell Isn’t a Smart Decision
About eight months after securing the city’s approval for a 29-story condominium project in the Gold Coast, a Chicago developer might not build the tower after all. Lexington Homes hired the Chicago office of HFF to sell the development site at 1022-1028 N. Dearborn Parkway, on a parking lot north of the Ruth Page Center … More Proposed Dearborn High-Rise’s Future Uncertain
A merger between overcrowded Ogden Elementary & under-capacity Jenner Elementary is still under discussion. … More Proposed Merger of Ogden & Jenner Schools
Chicago-based Golub & Company, in a partnership with Boston-based Alcion Ventures, has acquired One East Delaware. … More Alcion Ventures Purchases One East Delaware
The Boka Restaurant Group, best known for Stephanie Izard’s Girl & the Goat, will open a restaurant in the luxury Viceroy Hotel, currently under construction at the site of the old single-room-occupancy Cedar Hotel, due to open in 2017. … More New Boka Group Restaurant to open in the Viceroy Hotel