Parents’ Day

OBSERVANCE
The fourth Sunday of every July honors Parents’ Day.  The celebration of this day includes a wide range of activities and events throughout the day.  Parents’ Day is to encourage citizens, organizations, federal, state, and local governments to recognize this day through proclamations, activities, and educational efforts. This day is like Mother’s Day and […]

By |July 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taste 2018

Taste 2018 (officially named “Taste of Chicago”) is approaching.  This year’s event will be Wednesday, July 11th through Sunday, July 15th.  Grant Park is the venue for the Taste. You’ll find various food vendors to sample from.  Also, there is great music and activities for all.  And yes, the admission is FREE!  The hours are […]

By |July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4th of July at Navy Pier

4th of July Fireworks
Navy Pier will be hosting their annual fireworks show on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Navy Pier is one the many major places to visit here in Chicago. The pier receives a great amount of attention towards their Ferris Wheel. The wheel can be seen from far away. On Independence Day, Navy […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Juneteenth

HISTORY
Juneteenth is a combination of the words June and nineteenth.  Why these two words in particular?  Because on June 19, 1865 the Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas announcing that the war had ended.  Thus, the enslaved were now free.  Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration, in the United States, commemorating the end of […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dad’s Day!

Happy Dad’s Day
Sunday, June 17, 2018 is Father’s Day. Father’s Day also known as Dad’s Day is a modern holiday so families across the country celebrate it different. Therefore, some people just make a simple phone call wishing a happy Father’s Day to that male figure in their life. While some people celebrate the […]

By |June 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Memorial Day

HISTORY
The last Monday of May in every year is Memorial Day (5/28/18).  This day is to honor those who have died while serving the U.S. military.  Originally, Memorial Day was an event to honor Union Soldiers who died during the American Civil War.  Post WWI, honors go to all men and women who died […]

By |May 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

House Music Festival

Chicago’s House Music Festival is on Saturday, May 26th.  This year’s headliner is none other than mega force Little Louie Vega.  Born Luis Ferdinand Vega Jr., he’s an American DJ, and record producer. Also, being a remixer of Puerto Rican ancestry, he has been nominated for seven grammy’s.  Lastly, he is part of the […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Military Celebration

Celebration for the Military
Armed Forces Day is coming up! May 19, 2018 is the set day for the celebration which is the third Saturday in May. Each branch of military use to celebrate this day on different days. Instead, the single-day celebration is for all armed forces under the Department of Defense. On August […]

By |May 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mother’s Day

HISTORY
Mother’s Day is the day that we celebrate mothers, motherhood and the contributions that they have made to society.  In the United States, Mother’s Day started in the early 20th century.  Thus, Anna Jarvis, is credited for celebrating this day first in 1908.  Ms. Jarvis  held a memorial for her mother who had been a […]

By |May 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LGA: Terminal B Changes

CENTRAL TERMINAL B
In New York, LaGuardia’s Terminal B (the Central Terminal) serves 15 million people every year.  It is home to 4 airlines.  Also, almost fifty percent of the airport’s travelers pass through this terminal alone.  Currently, LaGuardia Gateway Partners are building a new state-of-the-art terminal. Therefore, if you are using car services, there […]

By |May 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments