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Some Otter-ly Great News—North American River Otter Pups Make Their Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo

Posted May 17, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

Two North American river otters, who were born on February 23 at Brookfield Zoo, made their public debut in The Swamp habitat. Since their birth, the pups have been behind the scenes bonding with their mom and learning how to swim. While they are getting acclimated to their new environment, guests can usually see them in the mornings.

The pups, named Jack and Kate, are... read more

Rise & Swine: The Purple Pig All Week Breakfast Bar Launched

Posted May 17, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

The Purple Pig breakfast bar launched Wednesday. Available weekdays from 8 to 10:30 a.m. the menu may change daily. 

You do indeed order your coffee and sandwiches at the bar. The latter range from Italian flatbread piadina street food-style sandwiches to a sublime fried egg English muffin with foie gras butter, all house-made. Then you can take your order to go or dine... read more

Chicago’s Premier Rooftop Announces New Menu to Accompany Stunning Views

Posted May 17, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, a Forbes Five-Star property, today reopens The Terrace for the 2017 summer season, providing guests a new sophisticated atmosphere in outdoor dining and unrivaled views of Chicago’s skyline.
Guests can indulge in craft cocktails and new culinary programs highlighting the elements of air, fire, water and earth with Chef de... read more

Noyane opening May 22 atop Conrad Chicago

Posted May 17, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

River North's newest rooftop bar is Noyane, a Japanese-inspired lounge led by the chef behind Latinicity.

The bar from Latinicity chef Richard Sandoval will open May 22 atop the Conrad Chicago hotel, 101 E. Erie St.

Noyane — which means "hidden roof" in Japanese — will feature contemporary Japanese cuisine and drinks from Michael Fawthrop, who has curated beverage menus... read more

Sara Davis-Zapata Named General Manager for Marriott AC Hotel Chicago Downtown

Posted May 17, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

The Marriott AC Hotel Chicago Downtown, owned and managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, today announced Sara Davis-Zapata has been appointed general manager. In her new role, Davis-Zapata will be responsible for all hotel operations at the 226-room property located steps from Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.

Sara Davis-Zapata - General Manager - Marriott AC Hotel Chicago... read more

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Colorful Fall Gardens Have Arrived On The Magnificent Mile!

Posted Oct 21, 2015 in NEWS » Newsroom

Beautiful mums of all colors, decorative cabbages and plump pumpkins have replaced the summer plantings in the parkway gardens along The Magnificent Mile®.

The Fall 2015 Magnificent Mile® Beautification Walk was conducted on Wednesday, October 14 by members of the Association’s Public Way Committee. The scores were tallied and the winning Fall 2015 property is:

1. The... read more

Spring Showers Bring Michigan Avenue Flowers

Posted Jul 15, 2015 in NEWS » Newsroom

The Summer 2015 Magnificent Mile® Beautification Walk was held on July 8 by the Planning and Advocacy Division’s Public Way Committee. Members of the committee graded each property on North Michigan Avenue between the Chicago River and Oak Street in order to assess the condition of trees, plants, fixtures, sidewalks and façades. The extensive rain these past few months... read more

Annual Planning & Advocacy Summit

Posted May 20, 2015 in NEWS » Newsroom

On Thursday, May 7, 2015 The Magnificent Mile Association hosted its annual Planning & Advocacy Summit at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile. Special thanks to Doug Dean, General Manager of the hotel for providing wonderful services and facilities for the event. Attending the event were over 65 association members who voiced their concerns and challenges as well as... read more

Spring has finally arrived on The Magnificent Mile!

Posted May 20, 2015 in NEWS » Newsroom

After a long, cold winter, the tulips quickly sprouted in the parkway gardens along The Magnificent Mile. The Spring 2015 Magnificent Mile® Beautification Walk was conducted on Wednesday, May 6 by members of the Association’s Public Way Committee. After judging the gardens the the Committee,  the winning Spring 2015 property is: The Woman’s Athletic Club of Chicago (626... read more

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