Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion at Navy Pier Opens for Business

Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic, year-round lakefront destination, will debut its newly renovated Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion this Memorial Day weekend. A key element of the Pier’s ongoing Centennial Vision redevelopment, the Pavilion, which stretches more than 200,000 square feet from the west main entrance of the Pier to WBEZ, is now a hub of more than 50 Chicago-centric experiences that showcase and represent the city’s best offerings in dining, entertainment, retail and more. Read more

Bruce Cambell’s Horror Film Fest in Conjunction with Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 18 – 21

Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival today announced the full lineup for its third annual festivities on August 18-21, in conjunction with Wizard World Chicago. Sponsored by Shudder and Bloody-Disgusting.com, the festival will open with the critically acclaimed nail-biter Don’t Breathe and close with the chillingSiren. Among many other events and screenings, the festival will feature Bruce Campbell’s Last Fan Standing game show, and actress Barbara Crampton as the “Guest of Honor,” who will host a 30th anniversary screening of From Beyond along with her new film, Beyond the Gates. Read more

TheFitExpo™ Comes to the Chicago Area for the First Time May 2-3, 2015 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

unnamedThe West Coast’s largest and best known fitness event celebrates its 12th anniversary by expanding to the Midwest with TheFitExpo™ Chicago presented by Bodybuilding.com and Optimum Nutrition and sponsored by Subway Restaurants.  The event will take place Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, Hall G. Read more

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview The Walking Dead’s JOSH McDERMITT

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview The Walking Dead’s JOSH McDERMITT from SHOWBIZ CHICAGO on Vimeo.

Josh McDermitt_A_0014JOSH McDERMITT discusses his role as Dr. Eugene Porter on AMC’s hit tv show THE WALKING DEAD as well as his upcoming appearance at Walker Stalker Con on Saturday February 21st and Sunday February 22nd in Chicago. Pictures courtesy of AMC and Isaac Sterling .  For more information on The Walking Dead visit AMCtv.com

DATES: Saturday February 21st and Sunday February 22nd
TIME: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Navy Pier: 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

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FIRST-EVER IDEAL HOME SHOW CHICAGO TO LAUNCH AT MCCORMICK PLACE, CHICAGO, JANUARY 23-25, 2015

unnamed (10)The Ideal Home Show Chicago will offer ideas and inspiration from the Chicagoland’s top home and remodeling experts, who will be on-site providing professional advice and demonstrating the latest products and sharing new trends for making the home a more beautiful place. This comprehensive shopping opportunity for buyers for home décor and remodeling ideas will motivate homeowners to start preparing for their remodeling projects for this spring. Featured will be Ahmed Hassan from the original HGTV’s and DIY Networks “Yard Crashers,” presenting all weekend on landscaping and green living on the Ideal Main Stage.   Read more

FIRST-EVER IDEAL HOME SHOW CHICAGO TO LAUNCH AT MCCORMICK PLACE, CHICAGO, JANUARY 23-25, 2015

unnamedThe Ideal Home Show Chicago will offer ideas and inspiration from the Chicagoland’s top home and remodeling experts, who will be on-site providing professional advice and demonstrating the latest products and sharing new trends for making the home a more beautiful place. This comprehensive shopping opportunity for buyers for home décor and remodeling ideas will motivate homeowners to start preparing for their remodeling projects for this spring. Featured will be Ahmed Hassan from the original HGTV’s and DIY Networks “Yard Crashers,” presenting all weekend on landscaping and green living on the Ideal Main Stage.   Read more

Author MATT KADISH Comes To Chicago Comic-Con Aug. 21-24

f9e51608388886a4f959d44f89eae030_400x400Earthman Jack vs. the Ghost Planet

You don’t have to wait until the end of the polar vortex to pick up this action-packed book. The summer reading list has come five months early with the next big series, Earthman Jack vs. The Ghost Planet, a love-letter to all the sci-fi TV shows and movies people grew up with in the 80’s and 90’s. Read more

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