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Museum of Broadcast Communications JFK Observance

In observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Friday, November 22, The Museum of Broadcast Communications will begin running the TV coverage of the shooting at 12:34 p.m., which is the time the first bulletin ran on TV in 1963.

It will run in real time for 5-6 hours and then be cycled through again for the evening. Patrons are invited to watch…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: November 19, 2013 FULL STORY

Who do you think is River North's Best?

It's time to let us know who you think should be nominated for the River North's Best award. The business must be a member of the River North Business Association and has had a positive impact on the River North Community. We're looking for nominees in these categories:

  • Best New Restaurant (open 18 months or less)
  • Best Restaurant
  • Best Business or Service
  • Best…
Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: November 12, 2013 FULL STORY

RNBA Marketing Chairman is promoted to Publisher of Concierge Preferred

Jim Gilligan, RNBA's Marketing Chairman, previously served as Concierge Preferred's Vice President of Advertising and joined the company's team in 2005, originally as Director of Sales. As Publisher, Gilligan is assigned to the mission of continuing to seek and develop marketing opportunities to allow Concierge Preferred partners to stay ahead of the game in attracting Chicago's lucrative tourism…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: November 07, 2013 FULL STORY

Divvy Bikes in the Snow - DNAinfo Chicago has Answers

What will happen with the Divvy Bike sharing company when the weather in Chicago turns inclement? 

"All stations will be available year-round, though we'll reduce the bike fleet on the street to match ridership," said Elliot Greenberger, a spokesman for the Divvy. As winter weather rolls in, some bicycles will be moved to storage to reduce exposure to the elements. Divvy owns about 3,000…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: October 30, 2013 FULL STORY

Celebrate Howl-O-Ween with West Loop Veterinary Care

West Loop Veterinary Care will host its 4th Annual Howl-O-Ween event for area dogs and the people who love them. This year's Howl-O-Ween festivities will be from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26 in the Dog Friendly Area of Mary Bartelme Park, corner of Sangamon and Adams. 

Costumes are welcome for the pet parade and photo contest and there will be treats for all! More…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: October 24, 2013 FULL STORY

NBC's Chicago Fire spin-off filming on State St. bridge

NBC's Chicago Fire spin-off, Chicago P.D., has been filming for the series entirely in Chicago since September. The show is set to debut on January 8th at 9 p.m.

Earlier this week, crews prepared the State Street Bridge for a scene. The northbound side of the bridge was closed to vehicles and pedestrians on Sunday as a scene depicting a traffic accident on the bridge was…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: October 22, 2013 FULL STORY