Navy Pier in December: Snow Much Fun!

A Forecast of Family Fun at Navy Pier! Find thrills without the chills inside the 15th annual PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier! From December 5 through January 10, this family favorite features 170,000 square feet of Chicago Blackhawks Ice Skating and over 24 exciting rides including an indoor Ferris wheel (50 feet tall,…


Magnificent Mile Lights Festival!

Ready to countdown to the holidays? The Magnificent Mile lights parade is the official kick off to the holidays in Chicago. The parade will take place from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. It steps off from Oak Street and Michigan Avenue and heads south on Michigan to Wacker Drive. The parade will be followed by…


John Kasich Visits Billy Goat Tavern

Ohio Governor John Kasich made a campaign stop at Billy Goat Tavern on Michigan Avenue yesterday! Good luck at the debate!!




The Goat has been a favorite campaign stop for politicians for decades. If the Trump campaign decides to host an event with us, we promise to keep our goat away. They’ll eat anything.

Portrait of a goat eating a grass on a green meadow


The Journalists of Billy Goat Tavern

The original Billy Goat Tavern on Madison had always been a hangout for sports writers, journalists, and photographers covering Chicago Stadium events.  So when the tavern moved to Michigan Avenue it was naturally nestled between the major Chicago newspaper companies. A journalist’s hangout, it inspired numerous columns from some of the greats like Mike Royko,…