Chicago timeline

  • 33rd Annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade

    Rainbow flags and boas. Techno music. Lots of skin. Oh--and politicians. LOTS of politicians. Chicago's 33rd annual Pride Parade sashayed and... Read more

  • E2 Nightclub Stampede

    The E2 nightclub stampede occurred on February 17, 2003, at the E2 nightclub located above the Epitome Chicago restaurant in Chicago, Illinois, in... Read more

  • 75th Academy Awards

    The 75th Academy Awards honored the best films of 2002, were held on March 23, 2003, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. It was produced... Read more

  • 34th Annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade

    Pride At Work, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender constituency group of the AFL-CIO, is organizing a group to march in the 34th annual... Read more

  • Construction of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park Completed

    The Jay Pritzker Pavilion serves as the centerpiece of Chicago’s Millennium Park, and is among the world’s most technologically advanced outdoor... Read more

  • Millenium Park opens

    Millenium Park opens with a three-day celebration that included an inaugural concert by the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus. 300,000 people took... Read more

  • Taste of Chicago 2005

    This year marked another successful year for the Taste of Chicago. Record crowds gathered near the lake front event for the annual food and music... Read more

  • 36th Annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade

    Every detail of Chicago's 36th Annual Pride Parade and the 10th Annual Chicago Dyke March is in place. According to a press release from... Read more

  • 2005 World Series

    2005 World Series 2005 will always be remembered as "The year of redemption in the Windy City." That was the season in which the Chicago White... Read more

  • 37th Annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade

    Gray skies and light rain could not dampen the spirits of the approximately 400,000 individuals who turned out for Chicago's 37th Annual Gay and... Read more

  • Taste of Chicago 2006

    Live Music Schedule Fri. June 30, 2006 City of Chicago, WGCI FM & V103 Present The O'Jays 3PC Risque 5:30 P.M. Sat. July 1,... Read more

  • Lollapalooza 2006

    Day 1 Recap It's in the mid-80's, not a cloud in the sky, a backdrop of some of the world's most inspiring big-city architecture, and music in... Read more

  • O'Hare Airport South Basin Construction Completed

    This project consists of relocating utilities and installing a new sewer system in order to complete construction on approximately 3,200 feet long... Read more

  • Jesse Brown VA Medical Center Finished

    This project, which is constructed by a Walsh-DeMaria Joint Venture, consists of a 200-bed inpatient expansion to the existing VA Westside Medical... Read more

  • 38th Annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade

    The 2007 parade is scheduled for this Sunday, June 24 and kicks off at 12 noon, stepping off at the corner of Halsted & Belmont in the east... Read more

  • Taste of Chicago 2007

    One of the largest tourist attractions in Illinois begins this weekend: the Taste of Chicago. For ten days, over 70 restaurants from all over... Read more

  • Wait Wait Don't Tell Me recorded at Millenium Park

    Patrick Fitzgerald, the Chicago-based U.S. attorney, will make an appearance on Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the Chicago-based Saturday comical... Read more

  • Lollapalooza 2007

    Pearl Jam’s Fierce, Political Headlining Set Brings Lollapalooza 2007 to a Fitting End Lollapalooza’s day three special collaboration arrives... Read more

  • Dan Ryan Expressway Reconstruction Completed

    First designed and built in the early 1960’s, the Dan Ryan Expressway is the busiest expressway in the Chicago area. Accommodating over 300,000... Read more

  • Chicago Mayfest 2008

    This is the festival that traditionally kicks off Chicago's neighborhood festival season. Located at the intersection of Ashland and Barry in... Read more

  • Bike The Drive

    Bike The Drive is a recreational, non-competitive bicycle ride held each year in Chicago, in which Lake Shore Drive is cleared of motor vehicle... Read more

  • Chicago Turkish Festival 2008

    Celebrating Turkish Culture in the City of Chicago Those who visit Daley Plaza in the heart of downtown Chicago on May 28th through May 31st... Read more

  • Chicago Mayfest 2008

    This is a fun time and I go every year for the beer! and brats too! Be warned, the music is loud but it's outside so you can get far enough away... Read more

  • 24th Annual Gospel Music Festival

    LINEUP Friday, May 30 -- Jay Pritzker Pavilion 6 p.m.: G3 (God Gets the Glory) 6:40 p.m.: Walt Whitman & The Soul Children of... Read more

  • Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival 2008

    Belmont and Sheffield has long been Lakeview 's epicenter for all that 's "happening" in Chicago among adults 18-34. Some of Chicago's most popular... Read more