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Participate in Restaurant Week 2018

Posted Sep 14, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the 11th annual Chicago Restaurant Week taking place Friday, January 26 – Thursday, February 8, 2018. Last year’s event featured 350 restaurants, served 648,220 diners and generated over $28M in direct spending at Chicago area restaurants during a traditionally slow time of year.  The deadline to register for Chicago Restaurant... read more


Now Open, David Yurman’s New Chicago Location

Posted Sep 14, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

Now Open: We welcome you to visit the new David Yurman boutique on Michigan Avenue to discover the newest collections.

Situated on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the new David Yurman boutique has a two-story historical façade that was maintained and restored to its original condition. Conceived by the Yurmans, the boutique reflects the brand's aesthetic and the family's... read more


Biggest dinosaur ever discovered coming to The Field Museum in 2018

Posted Sep 14, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

Next year, in celebration of The Field Museum’s 125th anniversary, SUE’s getting a makeover, and a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered will join the Museum’s ranks, thanks to a $16.5 million gift from the Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund, one of the largest private contributions ever to a Chicago museum.

“The Field Museum’s never-ending goal is to... read more


CAF announces creation of Chicago Architecture Center

Posted Sep 14, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

After more than 25 years at the Railway Exchange Building, the Chicago Architecture Foundation is moving to a new location in the heart of the city, where it will establish the Chicago Architecture Center.

The new center will be located at 111 East Wacker Drive, just above the dock for the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises.... read more


Why Garrett is a Chicago Pop(corn) Culture Icon

Posted Sep 14, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

Their stores may be popping up in surprising places around the world, but Chicagoans want you to remember that Garrett popcorn belongs to them.

"Deep-dish pizza and Garrett are totally ours," said Lisa Martin, a Chicago-based blogger. "Honestly, I think Garrett is one of the reasons we moved here from Wisconsin 17 years ago! When our family comes to visit, it’s the first... 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


Online Advertising Opportunities at TheMagnificentMile.com

Posted Dec 09, 2014 in NEWS » Newsroom

TheMagnificentMile.com is a top referring site for many of our member businesses, with over 1.2 million visitors from 198 countries in 2014. Annual buys for banner advertisements are going fast: don’t miss your opportunity to advertise on popular sections of the site, including Shopping, Dining/Nightlife, Attractions and Maps & Travel Tools! Advertisers on... read more