The city of Chicago announces lineup of 82 eateries for the world’s largest free-admission food festival

Taste of Chicago welcomes 37 new Chicago-based restaurants, food trucks and shared kitchens  The free-admission festival offers food, music, arts and more this July 10–14 in Grant Park Chicago, IL, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced the lineup of 82… Read the full press release

City of Chicago announces the highlights of Millennium Park’s 2019 summer season

The 15th Summer Season will Feature the Year of Chicago Theatre, Latinx Arts and Culture, the Grant Park Music Festival’s 85th Season and an Upgraded Outdoor Concert Sound System Chicago, IL, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are pleased to announce… Read the full press release

The city of Chicago announces $1 million in foundation support for the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre

First-of-its-kind in U.S., citywide initiative will shine a spotlight on Chicago’s vibrant theatre scene Chicago, IL, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel along with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the League of Chicago Theatres today (February 11, 2019) announced $1 million in foundation support for the 2019 Year… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago announces a kickoff event for the Year of Chicago Theatre — “It’s Showtime, Chicago” on Monday, February 11

The first-of-its-kind initiative will kickoff on February 11 at the Chicago Cultural Center as part of Chicago Theatre Week Chicago, IL, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the League of Chicago Theatres are pleased to announce “It’s Showtime, Chicago” – a kickoff… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago announces Juicebox Winter and Spring 2019 Schedule

The free music series starts Friday, January 4, 2019, and continues through May Chicago, IL, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The popular free Juicebox Presented by Lifeway Foods will entertain and educate young children and their families with a schedule of music, dance and performances at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.) and the Garfield Park Conservatory (300 N. Central Park… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces 2019 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions

2019 initiatives highlight the “Year of Chicago Theatre,” Chicago’s Music Legacy and thousands of public programs in downtown Chicago and across the city’s neighborhoods Chicago, Illinois, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the 2019 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions… Read the full press release

The city of Chicago offers free holiday cheers at the Millennium Park Campus

Chicago, IL, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Millennium Park will be the epicenter of holiday cheer in Chicago, featuring your favorite seasonal traditions, Chicago’s official Christmas Tree, ice skating, music, exhibitions, a NEW holiday art market, the Lurie Garden in winter and free family fun. The Millennium Park Campus is comprised of events and attractions… Read the full press release

The city of Chicago announces the transformation of Legler Branch Library into a regional library for the west side

A new public art fund will also be established as part of the sale of Kerry James Marshall’s “Knowledge & Wonder” which currently hangs in the Legler branch Chicago, IL, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel today (October 1, 2018) joined Chicago Public Library (CPL) Commissioner Brian Bannon and Department of Cultural Affairs… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago in search for its “official” Christmas tree to grace Millennium Park this holiday season

Tree nominations will be accepted through October 19 The 105th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is November 16 in Millennium Park Chicago, IL, , 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is looking for a tree to grace Millennium Park this holiday season and serve as the City’s “official” Christmas tree. Through October 19,… Read the full press release

City of Chicago announces Creative Youth Festival schedule

Fall Highlights include African American Designers in Chicago: Art, Commerce and the Politics of Race; Tuned Mass: Jeff Carter, Faheem Majeed and Susan Giles and exhibitions highlighting the Year of Creative Youth at the Chicago Cultural Center Chicago, IL, 2018-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Year of Creative Youth January–December 2018 Mayor Rahm Emanuel and… Read the full press release

EXPO CHICAGO unveils full list of artists featured in the third annual program for OVERRIDE | A Billboard Project

CHICAGO,Illinois, 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art (September 27– 30, 2018), announces the full list of international artists featured in the third annual program for OVERRIDE | A Billboard Project, curated by the exposition’s Director of Programming Stephanie Cristello, Exhibitor Relations & Programming Coordinator Alexis Brocchi and Chicago’s Department of… Read the full press release

City of Chicago announces the 60th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show

Che “Rhymefest” Smith will tandem jump with the U. S. Army Golden Knights on Saturday, August 18, Hometown Hero Kate Grant will fly with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and Chicago Public School Student Angel Cardenas will fly with Sean Tucker on Thursday, August 16 Chicago, IL, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Che “Rhymefest” Smith will… Read the full press release

City of Chicago announce expanded full lineup for the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival from August 24–September 2 in Millennium Park

Chicago, 2018-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the Jazz Institute of Chicago are is pleased to announce the expanded full lineup for the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival from August 24–September 2 in Millennium Park, the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.) and at venues throughout the city. With six additional… Read the full press release

City of Chicago announces Millennium Park’s 2018 summer season Schedule

Chicago, IL, 2018-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are pleased to announce the dates for Millennium Park’s 2018 summer season which runs from May through September. Millennium Park will offer traditional favorites like the Chicago House Music Festival, Chicago Gospel Music Festival,… Read the full press release

City of Chicago: Month-long Public Art Festival throughout October

Chicago, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will celebrate the Year of Public Art with a month-long Public Art Festival throughout October, culminating with a Public Art Symposium on October 26 and 27 at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.). The symposium… Read the full press release

City of Chicago: 112-year-old George Washington Monument at Martin Luther King Drive and 51st Street fully restored

Chicago, 2016-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time to honor one of our country’s first and most honorable veterans on Veterans Day, the City of Chicago announces the completion of the restoration of the 112-year-old George Washington Monument at Martin Luther King Drive and 51st Street. The bronze sculpture of Washington, astride a… Read the full press release

Allstate Insurance Company and City of Chicago announces “Rising Star” youth award to be presented to Joshlyn Camille Lomax

Musical theater prodigy to be honored as rising star in the arts alongside Fifth Star Award honorees Buddy Guy, Victor Skrebneski, Jackie Taylor, Carlos Tortolero and The Second City CHICAGO, 2016-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and Allstate Insurance Company announced today that they will present… Read the full press release

City of Chicago presents free mid-day dance party “Wired Fridays” at Chicago Cultural Center, Jan 15-May 20, 2016

Free series offers world-class DJs and electronic music in a mid-day dance party CHICAGO, 2015-12-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wired Fridays amplifies lunch break this winter and spring as the FREE mid-day dance party continues the first and third Friday of the month January 15–May 20, 2016. From noon to 1pm in Randolph Square… Read the full press release

City of Chicago: Rideshare companies now allowed to pick-up passengers at Chicago’s airports, as well as McCormick Place

CHICAGO, 2015-11-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Rideshare companies are now allowed to pick-up passengers at Chicago’s airports, as well as McCormick Place. The new City of Chicago regulations became effective on Sunday, November 22. Currently Lyft and Uber are authorized to pick-up passengers. The move comes in time for the busy holiday travel season… Read the full press release

City of Chicago and Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Contractor Open House on October 6

CHICAGO, 2015-8-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Attention all contractors and suppliers of every size and specialty! Mark your calendars for the City of Chicago and Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Contractor Open House  on Tuesday, October 6, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UIC Forum. Don’t miss this chance to network face-to-face with prime… Read the full press release

The third annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk returns September 13

CHICAGO, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The third annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk returns September 13, offering runners and walkers of all fitness levels the opportunity to experience the airfield of Midway International Airport.  The course offers stunning views of Chicago’s skyline as the backdrop, complete with aircraft taking off and landing overhead…. Read the full press release

Chicago Film and Media Summit to offer panels, networking and short films Sunday, October 20 at Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago, Il, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are pleased to announce that award-winning producer/writer Dick Wolf will be the keynote speaker during the inaugural Chicago Film and Media Summit. One of the television industry’s most successful and respected creators/producers of crime dramas, he is the man… Read the full press release