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Sketchfest in Full Swing

This January some of our happy travelers have discovered that, while other events may have brought them to Chicago, they have landed in Lakeview during the height of hilarity, otherwise known as Sketchfest.  The full title of the two week event is The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival.  The name changed, among other reasons, to avoid […]

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Love Caroling at Christmas? Here’s where to sing this week in Lakeview

One of Chicago’s most beloved, and campy, holiday traditions happens this week right here in the Lakeview neighborhood.  And if you love to sing you’ll love this tradition.    The beautifully restored Music Box Theater, dating back to 1929, and located at  3733 N. Southport Avenue, is home to the “28th Annual Christmas Show.”    The week […]

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A Unique Souvenir for Lakeview Shoppers this Holiday Season

            Many of our guests who are traveling to Chicago this December  have some holiday shopping among their plans.  So I wanted to let my readers know about a special promotion being offered here in the Lakeview neighborhood by the Central Lakeview Merchants Association and your chance to have a […]

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A Thanksgiving Welcome to our Guests and the Rink at Wrigley

Welcome to our Thanksgiving travelers!  As usual we have many guests visiting the Old Chicago Inn over the Thanksgiving holiday who have family here in the Lakeview neighborhood.  As much as we enjoy the hustle and bustle of our “busy season” at the Inn, it’s so nice to settle in to a cozier season.   The […]

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Shedd’s Special Exhibit: Jellies

The Shedd Aquarium, one of Chicago’s best known cultural attractions, is a favorite destination for our guests at the Old Chicago Inn. Although this particular recommendation will take you out of the Lakeview neighborhood, it’s definitely worth the trip.  And an easy trip it is; just around the corner from the Old Chicago Inn at […]

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