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Audarshia Townsend

Updated Articles and Resources

By Audarshia Townsend

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • W Chicago-Lakeshore Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      The $38 Million Renovation Offers Many Changes at Trendy Hotel Property, W Chicago-Lakeshore.
    • Day and Night with David Bowie Package Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Thompson Chicago Teams Up with MCA for Rock Star Project: The Day and Night with David Bowie Package.
    • Pour On The Champagne & Cognac Created: Friday, July 12, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      French-focused bars add an element of sophistication to Chicago nightlife.
    • Chicago's Millennium Park Created: Saturday, January 20, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Despite numerous delays and huge cost overruns, Chicago's Millennium Park has been embraced by most of the residents of Chicago, and is incredibly popular with both tourists and locals -- a definit...
    • Buckingham Fountain Profile Created: Friday, May 26, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Opened May 26, 1927, the Buckingham Fountain has become one of the Windy City's top attractions, and arguably competes with the Sears Tower as Chicago's most famous landmark.
    • July in Chicago - Weather and Event Guide Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Everything You Need To Know For A Great Time During Your Stay in July 2014.
    • 'Hamlet' at Oak Park Festival Theatre Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      "Hamlet" at Oak Park Festival Theatre
    • Rick Bayless in "Cascabel" at Goodman Theatre Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Rick Bayless in "Cascabel" at Goodman Theatre
    • The Best of The Taste of Chicago 2014 Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      From local culinary stars to live music concerts, here is the best of the Taste of Chicago 2014.
    • The Field Museum of Natural History Created: Tuesday, August 29, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The Field Museum is filled with fascinating exhibits including "Sue", the world's largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex.
    • October in Chicago Created: Saturday, September 22, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      It may be well into fall, but there are still lots of great things going on during October in Chicago. Despite what the averages say, weather during this month can vary widely -- sometimes it's uns...
    • Historic Water Tower Created: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      The historic Water Tower is one of the few structures to withstand the great Chicago fire, due to its construction out of Joliet limestone. It's now home to a visitor's information center, photo ga...
    • Odyssey Dinner Cruise Created: Monday, May 21, 2007 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      An Odyssey Cruise offers a great night of dinner and dancing while cruising along Lake Michigan enjoying the spectacular skyline views.
    • December in Chicago Created: Sunday, November 25, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Chicago weather in December can vary wildly from mildly cold to downright freezing. Layers are key, and a warm jacket is a must. Here are some other important things to know when traveling to Chica...
    • Chicago Hotel Rooftop Bars Created: Monday, July 13, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Chicago hotel rooftop bars have exploded lately. Once upon a time, the roofs of hotels housed only their unsightly heating and air-conditioning hardware. Then, in 2000, the Park Hyatt opened NoMI ...
    • June in Chicago - Weather and Event Guide Created: Saturday, May 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Everything You Need To Know For A Great Time During Your Stay In Chicago In June 2014.
    • Sting's 'The Last Ship' at Bank of America Theatre Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Sting's 'The Last Ship' at Bank of America Theatre runs through July 13.
    • November in Chicago Created: Monday, October 22, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      A chill is in the air, the leaves are off the trees, and Chicago gears up for the upcoming holiday season. Here are some other important things to know when traveling to Chicago in November."
    • Embassy Suites Chicago Lakefront Hotel Created: Thursday, February 19, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      The Embassy Suites Chicago Lakefront is located near popular Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue shopping, and is a great choice for families.
    • Chicago Blues Fest 2011 Schedule Created: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      The Chicago Blues Fest enters its 28th year, featuring a number of blues artists in this home of the blues that rivals the Mississippi Delta. Here's the schedule for the first day of the 2011 Chica...
    • Chicago Architecture Walking Tour - Downtown Created: Monday, May 04, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Taking a Chicago Architectural Walking Tour is a fantastic way to experience the city and discover the little details that make Chicago great.
    • A Guide To Tipping In Chicago Created: Sunday, February 17, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A Guide to Tipping in Chicago, from maid service to cab drivers to bartenders
    • August in Chicago Created: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      August is usually hot and humid in Chicago, but it's still bustling with visitors as folks try to squeeze in a vacation before school starts again. The upside is that the Lake Michigan water temper...
    • September in Chicago Created: Sunday, August 26, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      September is a wonderful time of year in Chicago -- the mild temps and the diminished crowds is ideal for sightseeing. But bring a sweater of light jacket, as the temps at night can get on the chil...
    • Hot Tix - Cheap Chicago Theater Tickets Created: Tuesday, March 06, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Hot Tix Chicago was put together by The League of Chicago Theatres, a not-for-profit service that offers a half-price discount on Chicago theater tickets." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • Kohl Children's Museum Created: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      The Kohl Children's Museum, located in the northern Chicago suburb of Glenview, is filled with scores of hands-on exhibits to provide a great day of entertainment for kids 8 and under.
    • Chicago Chocolate Tours Created: Friday, June 24, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      What can make any walking tour of Chicago even better? Just add chocolate! And that's exactly what Chicago Chocolate Tours does.
    • Untouchable Tours Created: Thursday, June 23, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Untouchable Tours bills itself as "Chicago's Original Gangster Tour" -- a 2 hour driving tour in a jet black school bus to be shown many of the city's notorious gangster landmarks and hangouts. The...
    • Congress Plaza Hotel Chicago Created: Monday, June 20, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      The Congress Plaza Hotel is steps from Grant Park, and was built in 1893 for the World's Columbian Exposition -- its neon sign graces many a Chicago skyline postcard. While the hotel can use some u...
    • Chicago Cubs Convention 2012 Created: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Fans of baseball's loveable losers turn out in droves to the Chicago Cubs Convention to meet some of their favorite current and past Cubs players.
    • Renaissance Blackstone Hotel Chicago Created: Sunday, June 19, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      The Renaissance Blackstone Hotel is about as close as you're going to get to Grant Park -- it's right across the street. An official Chicago Landmark, the Blackstone underwent an extensive $128 mil...
    • Printers Row Lit Fest Chicago 2011 Created: Thursday, June 02, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      The annual Printers Row Lit Fest is a free literary event featuring over five city blocks of over 200 new and used booksellers along with over 100 free literary programs, to the delight of book ner...

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