Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Chicago Travel News

News on Chicago Travel continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.

Comment?

Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Pizza, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Paul Ryan talks about his new book and how to help the poor

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former vice presidential running mate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan arrive for a dinner in Chicago on Thursday.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Opinion

WCHO-FM Washington Court House

Hunter Hayes Announces 'Tattoo Your Name Tour'

Hunter Hayes is preparing to leave an impression on fans on his just-announced "Tattoo Tour."

Comment?

Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Sending A Message About Drug Use With A Fake Graveyard

Faux tombstones line a lawn in Medinah, Ill. It's a campaign to heighten awareness about an epidemic of heroin and pain pill overdoses - a prelude to International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31. In the suburbs of Chicago, a stark reminder of the toll of heroin and prescription-pill addiction is making the rounds as a lawn exhibit.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, Medinah, IL, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

National Public Radio

Sending A Message About Drug Use With A Fake Graveyard

Faux tombstones line a lawn in Medinah, Ill. It's a campaign to heighten awareness about an epidemic of heroin and pain pill overdoses - a prelude to International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption Faux tombstones line a lawn in Medinah, Ill.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, Medinah, IL, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

The Local Tourist

Sun, Sand and Shopping at the Westin Michigan Avenue

With its location on the Magnificent Mile the Westin Michigan Avenue is known for its proximity to some of Chicago's best shopping.

Comment?

Related Topix: Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Daily Chronicle

Rains leave behind widespread Chicago-area floods

BURBANK – Overnight rains have flooded street after street in parts of Chicago's southwest suburbs, stranding cars, inundating basements and yards and forcing some to get around in row boats and kayaks.

Comment?

Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Journal Gazette

Second City, 'Evil Dead' coming to Embassy this fall

The Chicago comedy troupe The Second City and the award-winning show "Evil Dead - The Musical" will be at Embassy Theatre this fall, the theater announced today.

Comment?

Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Sys-Con Media

Chicago's Famed Architecture Joins List of Top Things to Do in the Windy City

And it's not surprising; while the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the mainly wooden buildings in the residential and commercial heart of the city, it also allowed for a complete rebuilding of the city in brick and stone.

Comment?

Related Topix: Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Budget Travel

Costa Rica, Air, Car, 7 Nights, From $889

Get to know the jungles, volcanoes, and cloud forests of Costa Rica at your own pace with this travel package that includes an eight-day car rental.

Comment?

Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Costa Rica Travel, us Travel, North America Travel

The Washington Post

American's Three-Class Jets Dwindle as First-Class Demand Wanes

Three-class cabins on international jets, once a hallmark of passenger pampering, are dwindling at the world's largest carrier.

Comment?

Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 247, Fort Worth, TX, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Forbes.com

Spend The Company's Money Like It's Your Own

I'm an LA-based writer and management and communications consultant. I try to bring a different perspective to issues surrounding leadership and management--some sober, responsible perspective about the realities of being "in charge."

Comment?

Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

WHP-AM Harrisburg

Huge Fish Eats Four Foot Shark

Originally from Reading, PA, he has considered Harrisburg home for many years, and is related, according to family folklore, to John Harris, founder of Harrisburg.

Comment?

Related Topix: Reading, PA, Harrisburg, PA, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Skift

The Great American Road Trip Heads West This Summer

Each summer, millions of U.S. travelers set out on the great American road trip, traversing the iconic Route 66, admiring the Grand Canyon, and figuring out whose faces are on Mount Rushmore.

Comment?

Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Route 66, North America Travel

Wed Aug 20, 2014

All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Somi Announces National Tour in Support of...

Salon Tour Features Collaborations with Community Art Spaces to Recreate Original Lagos-Style Salons Critically acclaimed OKeh recording artist Somi will perform a series of intimate shows across the U.S. in support of her new album, The Lagos Music Salon.

Comment?

Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, us Travel, Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, North America Travel, Illinois

BiZBash Event Style News

8 Mistakes Planners Make When Booking Bands

BizBash Live is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida.

Comment?

Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Gapers Block

Artist Sows Seed Bombs to Represent Cabrini Resident Diaspora

When artist Katherine Alexandria took a tour of one of the new condo developments that have risen on the land once occupied by the Cabrini-Green housing projects, it wasn't because she was interested in buying.

Comment?

Related Topix: Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Streets Blog Chicago

No Longer Marooned: U. of C. Unifies Campus With New Pedestrian Spaces

However, in recent years, the school has made an effort to physically open up its grounds to the rest of the Hyde Park community, as well as to connect various parts of the campus that had previously seemed remote, by creating better spaces for pedestrians.

Comment?

Related Topix: Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, University of Chicago

BroadwayWorld.com

Marriott Theatre's on the Town Opens Tonight

From the bustling streets of "New York, New York" comes the first major Chicago production of the iconic musical comedy, ON THE TOWN, which opens tonight, August 20, and runs through October 12 at The Marriott Theatre , 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL.

Comment?

Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Betty Comden, New York City Travel, Arts, Ballet

Chicago Tribune

Chicago voters split on luring Obama library

A Tribune poll reveals that Chicago voters and conflicted over whether they favor the use of taxpayer dollars to lure and help construct the Obama Presidential Library.

Comment?

Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago, IL, Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL), US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel, US Senate, Barack Obama

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••