Learn About Holidays Around The World at the Museum of Science & Industry

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The Christmas Around the World and Holiday Lights exhibit is held every year at the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago. West77 apartment residents looking for great holiday events in Chicago to attend in the coming months shouldn't miss this interesting and festive educational opportunity. This year the Museum of Science & Industry will … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss the Chicago Food Film Fest

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There are many Chicago festivals you can attend year round and the Chicago Food Film Fest is definitely worth checking out. This food film fest takes place November 19 through 22 and is the only festival on the planet where you watch food films and then eat the food as depicted in the film in your seat. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit The Good Food … [Read more...]

Check Out the Randolph Street Holiday Market

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Check out the Randolph Street Holiday Market for a unique holiday shopping experience. Rated as one of the top holiday shopping destinations the holiday market is perfect to shop for bargains. The Holiday Market will run on November 22 & 23 and December 5 & 6 from 10am to 5pm in the Plumbers Hall on W, Washington. It will provide a unique … [Read more...]

Top Spots for Burritos in Chicago

There are plenty of great places to find a tasty burrito near your Chicago apartment community.  Source: Facebook

The burrito is a special food. A warm flour tortilla stuffed with tender meats, beans, and cheese. Wrapped tight and ready for anything. Throw them in your bag to take with you or sink your teeth right in one on the spot. Chicago has plenty of places to find awesome burritos. Which of these five hot spots has the best burritos in Chicago? Try them and … [Read more...]

Register for the Grant Park Turkey Trot Happening Nov. 29th!

Hit your stride at the Grant Park Turkey Trot! Source: Flickr

As the big Thanksgiving Dinner approaches, one needn’t worry about holiday calories because the Grant Park Turkey Trot is coming on the 29th of November! This 5K Race/Walk will take you through the sites of Chicago so you can have fun, burn off some calories and see the sights. Not only do kids below 14 race free, but this race nabs you some excellent … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss the Annual McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade This Year!

Witness the holiday spirit at this year's McDonald’s® Thanksgiving Parade! Source: Facebook

When thinking of Thanksgiving events near Chicago, the most obvious is the Thanksgiving Parade! One needs to plan now if one is going to join an event dating back to 1934 as it requires a little planning for you and your family. The McDonald’s® Thanksgiving Parade starts at 8am and runs through 11am the 27th of November. You need to plan now because … [Read more...]

Raise a Glass for the Lively Water Whiskey Festival

Raise a Glass for the Lively Water Whiskey Festival

One of our goals here at West 77 is to help our residents enjoy life in Chicago. We are always on the lookout for new and fun happenings around town. This November, gather up your friends and head to The Field Museum for the Lively Water Whiskey Festival. A perfect event for the whiskey-lover in your crowd, the festival features mixology sessions, … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss the 12th Annual HallowEve Bash!

Don't Miss the 12th Annual HallowEve Bash!

Halloween is coming up soon so for most it means breaking out the decorations and getting the candy. However not everyone wants to spend the night getting tricked or treated. Some want a party of their own, and out of the Halloween parties in Chicago, the one to check out is the 12th Annual HallowEve Bash! Sponsored by the Chicago Sport and Social Club, … [Read more...]

Have You Visited Some of the Oldest Bars in Chicago?

Have You Visited Some of the Oldest Bars in Chicago

Unwinding with a good drink after a long day has been a celebrated part of Chicago's history for over a century. Here at West 77, we love any opportunity to celebrate our city's storied past. What better way to get to know your city than by having a drink in some of the oldest and best bars in Chicago? Thrillest.com recently published a list of some … [Read more...]

Get Your Costume Ready for Halloween at Carnivale!

Get Your Costume Ready for Halloween at Carnivale!

Here at West 77, Halloween is one of the most anticipated seasons all year. Not only is Halloween the start of the fall and winter holidays, it is a day purely about having fun. Halloween events in Chicago have us getting in touch with our inner characters and browsing shop racks for the perfect costume. If you also love this spookiest holiday, you will not … [Read more...]