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A Stylish New Year in Lakeview

It’s time to ring in the New Year at the Old Chicago Inn.  We’ve got a full house this year and are ready to help you celebrate in style.  There’s no shortage of New Year’s fun to be had in Lakeview.  If you arrived without plans our innkeeper David will be happy to help you [...]

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Santa Rides the rails in Lakeview this Weekend!

If you are staying at the Old Chicago Inn this weekend and plan to use the “el” system you might just run into to St. Nick himself.  That’s right, the Chicago Transit Authority is once again welcoming Santa, and this weekend you’ll be able to spot him right here in Lakeview on the red line.  [...]

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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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Christmas in the City… on Southport That Is!

There are so many wonderful things to see in Chicago during the holiday season. The light display at the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza, and the Christmas Around the World Exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry are always at the top of my  list.  But you don’t have to leave [...]

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Get Ready for Chicago’s Halloween Parade!

Home to so many fantastic outdoor events, the festival season’s end is crowned by the Halloween Parade. Now in its 15th year this popular procession steps off at 7pm at Belmont and Halsted and runs on Halsted north to Bradley where live entertainment follows the parade at 8pm. Although entry into the parade is free, [...]

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Dog Friendly Confines at the Old Chicago Inn

Do you love to travel with your best four-legged friend? Well so do we, which is why we allow pets at the Old Chicago Inn. Over the years we’ve enjoyed hosting many furry friends, including a small herd of Bijan Frisees named Curly, Larry and Moe, a delightful lab mix named Harvey, and a proud [...]

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