Life  In  The  City  Beautiful

OCTOBER 1 2016

SATURDAY IN  CHICAGO

 

DOWNTOWN WEATHER

Good Night  Chicago

 

FRIDAY NIGHT

61°  Showers / T-Storms overnight  Winds NE 10 - 20mph  

Chance of rain 90%

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SATURDAY

66°  Morning T-Storms   Winds ENE 5 - 10mph   Chance of rain 80%

 

RADAR UPDATE

 

*Some may be severe

 

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CHICAGO EVENTS - Saturday

 

Red Bull Illume

West Town Art Walk & West Town Food Truck Social

ZOO FALL FEST  $   Free Admission


CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER


HAPPY HOUR OF THE DAY

 

  vs 

6:10pm  U.S. Cellular Field  WGN

 

$ Tickets May Be Required - Check Link

SD  Suggested Donation   NC  No Cover Charge   NM  Non-Members

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BREAKING  NEWS

 

Starting Oct. 1 you can apply for your Chicago Property Tax Rebate

 

 

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DOWNTOWN  NEWS

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RAILChicago's HOOD

 


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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

 

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's public schedule for Friday

was not available

 

Congratulations to Chicago Public Schools' Skinner North Elementary School on being recognized as a 2016 blue ribbon school!

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CHICAGO SPORTS

 

  at  

3:10pm  Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati  CSN

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ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

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CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER

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MILLENNIUM PARK

 

 

 

2016 Tour Stop: Chicago Millennium Park   Thru - 09 Oct

6:30pm - 10:30pm   Great Exhibit

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DALEY PLAZA

China Flag also at 1/2 staff

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CHICAGO'S  RESTAURANTS   /  DINING

 

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Park Grill:   A Really Changed Restaurant

French Dip + Joseph Carr Cabernet + H2O

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MICHIGAN AVENUE

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CHICAGO'S RIVERWALK

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WEEKEND / WEEKDAY READING / VIEWING

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ALL 50 STATES, RANKED BY THEIR BEAUTY

 

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CHICAGO  EVENTS:  DOWNTOWN

 

MILLENNIUM PARK
DATE LOCATION
Red Bull Illume Thru 10/9 Wrigley Square
JAY PRITZKER PAVILION
DATE $$
     
HARRIS THEATRE DATE $$
10/17 $

Map:  Millennium Park

 

CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER

 

Chicago Cultural Center September Schedule

Map:   Chicago Cultural Center

 

 

ART INSTITUTE
DATE Location

Current Exhibitions

 
Closing In October Closes  
10/2 Gallery 285
10/2 Gallery 134
10/5 Bluhm Family Terrace
10/9
Galleries217A–218
10/10 Gallery 219A
10/16 Gallery 186
10/16 Gallery 24
Opening In October
Opens  
Moholy-Nagy: Future Present 10/2 Regenstein Hall
Richard Nonas: ridge (out, away, back) 10/13 Bluhm Family Terrace
Modern Velvet: A Sense of Luxury in the Age of Industry 10/21 Galleries 57–59
Kemang Wa Lehulere: In All My Wildest Dreams 10/27 Galleries 182–184

Map:  Art Institute

 

DALEY PLAZA
October 
Event
Time
1 thru 31 Italian American Council photo exhibit All Day
4
National Stepper’s Society
Noon
5
The Chosen Few
Noon
6 Chicago Farmers Market 7am to 3pm
12 Hispanic Heritage Month “Song & Dance” Noon
13 Chicago Farmers Market 7am to 3pm
17-21 Chicago Ideas Week Portals All Day
19 House Music Lunch Jam Noon

20

Chicago Farmers Market
27 Chicago Farmers Market

 

SOLDIER FIELD
October  
Notes //  $$
2 Bears vs. Detroit Lions
Noon   $
5
5:00pm   $
10
3:00pm   $
16
Noon   $
31
Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings
7:30pm   $
 

 

NORTHERLY  ISLAND

Audubon Bird Walk at Northerly Island

     

 

CHICAGO THEATER

 

DATE Notes //  $$
10/1 8:00    $
10/7 7:30    $
10/8 8:00    $

League of Legends

10/13-16 Various Times    $
Ben Rector 10/21 8:00    $
Love In The '90s Tour 10/22 8:00    $
John Mellencamp 10/25 7:30    $
Amos Lee 10/28 8:00    $

Elvis Costello & The Imposters

10/29 8:00    $
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: Musical 11/17-20 $

 

OTHER DOWNTOWN EVENTS DATE Location
Every Wed Rookery Building
  Michigan Ave & Wacker Drive
  Chicago River

 

 
 

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UPCOMING CHICAGO  EVENTS

 

Event Date Location
Chicago Marathon 10/9 Grant Park
Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 11/19 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago Tree Lighting Ceremony 11/22 Millennium Park
Thanksgiving Day Parade 11/24 State Street

 

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CHICAGO  TRAVEL  ALERTS

 

Wabash Avenue in Loop Closed

METRA / CTA / SOUTH SHORE / AMTRAK ALERTS

CTA Wilson station rehab moves into next phase

CTA 'L' Train Service Alerts


CHICAGO AREA RAIL EVENTS

 

Oct. 7    Historic railcar special (“Prairie View”) train trip to St Paul MN from Chicago / return Oct 9

 

Oct. 8   Homewood's 'Hobo Night'

 

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DEATH OF SHIMON PERES 
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PROCLAMATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 

 

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RAILROAD  NEWS

CTA announces proposed routes for South Side Red Line extension

NICTD West Lake rail plan gets federal OK to move forward

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TRANSPORTATION NEWS

 

American Airlines' new uniforms causing hives, headaches

Lawmakers ask for additional comment period on controversial railroad proposal

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Chicago Union Depot  Canal and Adams  1912

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Edon, Ohio, RPPC, Wabash Railroad, Train Wreck, 1909, Fetters Photo

 

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