Post Tagged with: "Navy Pier"

Cornhole Navy Pier!

Cornhole Navy Pier!

[Editor’s note: the pedantic author impressed us just enough with his earnestness that we offer it as nothing more than further evidence of the decline of our species. If you are offended, then you are taking it way too seriously. It is parody…including a parody of worthy reading.] As I was driving to church this morning I saw an electronic […]

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THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND:  Toys, Fun and Games at Navy Pier

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND: Toys, Fun and Games at Navy Pier

The 10th anniversary of the Chicago Toy and Game Fair will be celebrated this weekend at Navy Pier, with 25,000 visitors expected to join in the fun. According to founder and CEO Mary Couzin, “We’re pulling out all the stops with more toys, giant-sized games, awesome tournaments and contests, specialty programming and much, much more. It’s like a giant interactive and bottomless […]

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New Sub named USS Illinois

New Sub named USS Illinois

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus along with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn present the Navy’s new tactical sub at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

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New submarine named USS Illinois

New submarine named USS Illinois

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn joined Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to name a brand new nuclear submarine at Navy Pier. The USS Illinois is part of a brand new class of Navy nuclear submarines that is scheduled to hit the seas in 2015.

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Obama’s Homecoming

Obama’s Homecoming

Obama started off his 2012 presidential campaign in Chicago Thursday evening, by saying “It’s good to be home.” Obama arrived in Chicago shortly after 5 p.m. in Chicago. He is scheduled to make two stops, one at N9NE and MK Restaurants, before heading to Navy Pier–where over 2,300 are awaiting his arrival. At the first event, Obama was joined by […]

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Obama’s First Stop: N9NE

Obama’s First Stop: N9NE

Obama told about 150 donors at his first event of the night at N9NE restaurant that “It’s good to be home.” Chief of Staff Bill Daley, who flew in with the president on Air Force One, and outgoing Mayor Richard M. Daley both followed Obama into the restaurant. “I got a little confused,” Obama said. “I walk in, two guys […]

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