Chicago’s Near South Side is a great place to live for anyone wanting to be near the city’s most popular venues, attractions and parks. Within mere minutes you can do almost any of the things that you have been told about. What’s going on right now? Check out these upcoming events as the Spring season is finally here:
Manifest Urban Arts Festival
Starting Friday, May 15, join Columbia’s President Dr. Warrick Carter, Columbia’s student leaders, and the astounding circus punk marching band Mucca Pazza to officially kick off the Manifest party!
Gather at noon on the corner of Balbo and Wabash for giveaways, spectacle, and special surprises and the announcement of the winners of Columbia’s “Expose Yourself” online talent contest.
Self Magazine sponsors the annual event where thousands of women hit the Grant Park Saturday, May 16th. Fitness guru Jillian Michaels of “The Biggest Loser” hosts the event. Take fitness classes such as yoga, pilates and kickboxing and get fashion tips, product samples, nutritional advice and consultations with beauty experts. Includes a one-year subscription to Self magazine. Rain or shine.
The 2009 Bears Expo will be held at Soldier Field May 17th! Bears Expo will continue to celebrate the franchise’s past, present and future, and include the best elements from years past. Come out to help kick off the 2009 season. Check out the autograph sessions, seminars (featuring players, coaches and front office personnel), locker room tours, Q&A sessions, kids interactive area, field activities, authentic Bears merchandise, participating vendors and see first hand the ins and outs of the best stadium in the NFL, Soldier Field!
Toast of the South Loop
The Prairie District Neighborhood Aliance hosts this exclusive tasting event on Friday, May 29th. You will experience a wide selection of wine and food, from a collection of South Loop neighborhood restaurants and shops. Must RSVP to this event because space is limited. Also must be 21 years or older to attend.
Be sure to attend one or two of these neighborhood events as it is a great way to get a feel for where you will be living. Want to check out New West Realty’s development in Chicago’s Near South Side? Schedule an appointment and we’ll gladly show you around!