Chicago is a cosmopolitan city in America's heartland, filled with amazing activities and things to do. Take a ride to the top of Sears Tower or a stroll through nearby Lincoln Park Zoo. There's also plenty to see and do in the Lakeview East neighborhood where our boutique Chicago hotel is located. This vibrant, charming neighborhood offers a plethora of stunning diversions, from trendy shops to dazzling dining to exciting theater and nightclubs. And, as Chicago's gay neighborhood, fondly known to locals as Boystown, Lakeview is a diverse, tolerant place to visit and explore. This summer, Lakeview East hosted Chicago's 43rd Annual Pride Parade with record crowds. Another huge annual summer neighborhood event was Northalsted Market Days. This event spanned six city blocks and featured 3 music stages. No worries . . . even with summer ending, the hits keep on coming . . . Check out the September events in Chicago - all are a few steps, blocks, or an easy "L" ride from our hotel.
Oct 15 - 20
Celebrate fashion at Fashion Focus
, a week-long event celebrating Chicago's fashion industry including fashion shows and designer shows in tents at Millenium Park.
Oct 19 - 20
If you love vintage, fashion, decor, and more, stop by the Randolph Street Market
. It's a monthly event featuring live music and food plus a whole lot of cool one-of-a-kind finds.
Oct 10 - 24
Speaking of film festivals . . . the 49th Chicago International Film Festival
returns on Oct. 10 and guarantees to please. If you're a film buff, with a propensity for the indies, This fest is for you. It's a quick "L" ride from the hotel.
Wrigley Field - Built in 1914, Wrigley Field is the second-oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball behind Boston's Fenway Park. Following the 2005 season, the Cubs expanded the bleachers, by adding a restaurant in the batter's eye and a window to Sheffield Avenue in right field. Even today, Wrigley Field continues to evolve with even more updates.Wrigley Field is within walking distance of our boutique Chicago hotel. For more information on nearby Wrigley Field, visit http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/chc/ballpark/index.jsp.