We're so close in fact, on some days it's difficult to show up for work! We're smack-dab in the middle of River North - home to hundreds of Chicago's hippest eateries, night spots, and attractions.
If you're a sports fan, then you're visiting the right city! Our Stanley Cup wielding BlackHawks are in full cold-steel-on ice mode, and the Chicago Bulls have several games in play over the coming months . . . Check out their schedules and check out the excitement!
Speaking of SKATING - if you feel the urge to strap on a pair of your own, we have two awesome options right downtown! Check out the Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park for some straight on skating . . . for those interested in tricks and axels, the Rink at Millennium Park might be up your alley!
now (every Fri and Sat)
Feeling a bit peek-a-boo? Check out the Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground - It's a short hop on the L and well worth the price of admission (voted "Best Burlesque Troupe" by the Chicago Reader!)
now - march 27
Sometimes a can of soup is more than a can of soup . . . If you dig POP, get to the MCA for their exhibit called The Street, The Store, and The Silver Screen: Pop Art from the MCA Collection. It's crazy, and completely awesome. BTW, we have tix to this highly coveted exhibit - in our POP package. Check it!
Fancy yourself a cold weather lover? On Saturday, get to Butch McGuires for the Retro Ski Lodge Block Party. 10 Bucks gets you an all-access ski pass to all venues starting at 11am, access to drink specials, shot skis and more.
feb 11 - feb 21
Are you all about the drama? Or more of the comedic type that sings their way through the day-to-day trials and tribulations of life? Either way, there's something for you at Chicago Theatre Week. It's the one week of the year when over 100 live theatrical shows go on super sale for like 15-30 bucks. No, seriously! Check it out!
All you need is a clean pair of underpants and an ability to run like hell in the cold for 1 mile to have a great time and raise some serious dough for a serious cause. Check out Cupids Undie Run - Hey, what you post to your social channels is completely YOUR business . . .
As if Chicago needs an excuse to host a pub crawl . . . Get to Beadquest in Wrigleyville and salute our friends down in N'olins at the Mardis Gras Pub Crawl .. . Beads, beers, and bro's . . . No words.
In a massive heated tent in the middle of the street you'll find the Nothalsted FrostFest Craft Beer Festival. This ticketed event will host an afternoon and evening session. Def. for the craft lover . . . and it's a quick L ride north!
Yes there's more beer stuff! . . . The 4th annual Windy City Brewhaha is March 5 at Revel Fulton Market. There are just two sessions so tix are going to go fast.Hop over (get it?) and Brewhaha fast!
There seems to be a whole lot of "outdoorsy-ness" happening in the middle of winter here in the 312? . . . The 16th Annual Chicago Polar Plunge to support the Special Olympics takes place at North Ave. Beach. Great cause. Brrrr.
The Who hits 50 on their North American 2016 tour and they hit the 312 on March 10. Seriously . . . for the classics, get to this MUST-SEE concert. United Center.
Awww . . . St. Patrick's Day in Chicago . .. there is nothing quite like it. No, seriously . . . nothing. For starters, get to the river for the 9am dyeing - it's pretty spectacular! Then get to the parade by noon . .. and the rest of the day . . . well, you can pretty much trip into a party in any neighborhood all weekend long . . .
Fall Out Boy hits the United Center stage for one night only March 12 for their Wintour is Coming Tour. Tickets are gonna go faaaast!
Want more? Check out these Chicago mainstays!In case you haven't noticed, Chicago bike riders are pretty much like the USPS when it comes to dedicated riding through sleet, snow, hell or high water! Get your Divvy and ride the city like a local, they're practically at every street corner. If you're a tad on the laid back side - a segway may be more your speed . . . we've got those too! If you love to eat as much as we do, you've gotta check this out . . . Chicago Food Planet offers a full array of food tours. Take a big bite out of Chicago, then come back to ACME for a long snooooooze. If you've been dying to check out EATALY, you're in luck - it's a block away, and yeah, it's awesome. Are you an adrenaline junkie? Then head over to the Willis Tower and the Ledge. It's a glass box extended over the street, 103 stories in the air. Or, go for the all new TILT at the Hancock, and lean over the city like never before. Enough said. Tweet that Twitterverse! If you love all things four legged and furry, you'll love the Lincoln Park Zoo. A leader in wildlife conservation, the zoo features super cool animals of many many species. If you don't believe us, ask our associate Eve - She goes APE for LPZoo. Plus . . . it's F-R-E-E!