3418 West Ainslie Street Chicago, IL 60625 +1 773 588 8865
Makki Mosque is located in the north side of Chicago and provides service to more than 500 families of the community. Various events take place at the mosque and there are religious teaching session for adults as well as children regularly.
1020 West Sheridan Road 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60660 +1 773 508 8548
Located in the Mundelein Center building in the premises of Loyola University of Chicago. Managed by the university, there are many religious ceremonies taking place here regularly. Religious classes for adults and children also take place at Baitu Salam Mosque.
119 North Peoria Street 2A Chicago, IL 60607 +1 312 480 8390
Established in 2002 by the visionary Scott Speh as a 'portable gallery', Western Exhibitions finally found a home in an old warehouse in September 2008. Encouraging both emerging and established artists in the field of contemporary art, this commercial gallery has given a new lease of life to the art scene in West Loop area of Chicago. Call or check website for details.
110 North Carpenter Street Chicago, IL 60607 +1 312 633 2100
Oprah Winfrey, the queen of talk shows in the United States, heads Harpo Studios. Her world-famous and critically acclaimed talk show, Oprah, is recorded here daily. A legend in her own right, Oprah has made America and the world talk about issues that are often swept under the carpet. The show features pertinent issues, celebrities and even live entertainment. Known to be a generous host, it is no longer a surprise if the audience walks away with gifts that include cars, gift hampers, and vacation packages. The tickets for the show are for free but the waiting lines are endless. There is free, limited audience seating.
Between Van Buren and Madison Streets Near Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60661 +1 312 567 8500
Shout "Opah!" (not Oprah) as you explore one of Chicago's ethnic neighborhoods. In the late 1800s, Greeks began immigrating to this part of the city. Today, much of the ethnicity of the neighborhood is gone, but a number of high quality restaurants are strewn over Halsted, and a trip here can be a culinary delight. There are also lots of friendly taverns open late, making this area of Chicago especially popular for those who want to grab a drink before heading back to their Loop hotels or apartments.
333 South Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60661 +1 312 655 1234
National Hellenic Museum (NHM) is a local museum that takes you through the history, art and culture of Greece. Spread across 40,000 square feet (3.72 square meters), it displays art pieces, documents, artifacts, archive collections, costumes, textile designs, photographs and much more. Right from the ancient civilization to present day Greece, the Hellenic Museum spans a long period; that's not it though, the NHM also provides an insight into the lives of Greek immigrants in United States. Apart from the regular exhibits and interactive displays, the museum conducts various school programs thereby, giving a chance to the students to know about a different culture. For more details, check website.
115 South Sangamon Street Chicago, IL 60607 +1 312 746 5962
Also known as Adams & Sangamon Park, the Bartelme, Mary Park lays spread over an area of 1.4 acres (0.56 hectares). A popular place for an evening stroll with your human or animal companion, or perhaps a picnic with the whole family, this park is bustling with life. Call to know more.
108 West Germania Place intersection of Clark Street & North Avenue Chicago, IL 60610 +1 312 573 1968
Located in Chicago, Germania Place is one of the city's finest ballrooms and is an absolutely fantastic place to host an event. The place is popular amongst the locals, and many occasions such as weddings, corporate meetings, parties and other social events are held here. An architectural treat, the interiors and decor of the place are fantastic with crystal chandeliers, gilded domes, mahogany bars and the ambiance is simply classy. The menu offered to the guests here is pretty sumptuous as well.
465 North McClurg Court Chicago, IL 60611 +1 312 915 0995
Enjoy Cycling? Bobby's Bike Hike offers you the chance to see Chicago's major attractions on an informative cycling tour. They offer a variety of tours including the 'Lakefront Neighborhoods Tour', 'Kids Edition' and 'City Lights at Night Tour'. The tours are leisurely paced, so you don't have to worry about not being able to keep up with the cycling group. The cycles provided are 'Schwinn Beach Cruisers' and helmets are also offered. People of all ages will enjoy these tours and it is a great and informative way to experience the sights and sounds of the city of Chicago.
830 South Halsted University of Illinois Chicago, IL 60607 +1 312 996 9549
Situated within the University of Illinois, the main objective of African American Cultural Center is to promote the culture which is not well known in the city. This is carried out by means of lectures, forums and various art displays, the latter being open for public. The center also hosts an African Bazaar and festival and World Music Festival Series.
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