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Boo at the Zoo

Brookfield Zoo’s Boo Bring the family to world famous Brookfield Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo October 13-14, 20-21 and 27-28, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!   Boo at the Zoo, a not-so-scary Halloween event, has something for every ghost and goblin in the family. Aside from […]

Chicago Hillside Hotel: The Best Hotel Near the Brookfield Zoo

Each year thousands of people from around the world visit Chicago for countless different reasons. From business to leisure The Windy City has it all and, no matter the reason you are in town, there is always room to fit in a little fun along the way. Chicago is home to some of the country’s […]

Comic Lewis Black at the Chicago Theatre

Chicago Theatre Come to the Chicago Theatre to see the outrageous and outraged comic Lewis Black October 6 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!   Lewis Black brings his national rant to the Chicago Theatre. He’s fun, he’s outspoken, he’s smart, and he is very funny.   […]

Oaktober Fest in Oak Park

Oak Park Bring the family to OaktoberFest in beautiful Oak Park September 14-15 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!   OaktoberFest will feature lots of live music, craft beer, a kid’s root beer garden, and local food! The Kids’ Root Beer Garden from 12-5PM Saturday on Marion […]

Justin Timberlake at the United Center

Chicago’s United Center Come to Chicago’s United Center to see Justin Timberlake in concert October 5, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!   Justin Timberlake broke into show biz by appearing on “The New Mickey Mouse Club.” He then joined NSYNC, which became one of the best-selling […]

Chicago Marathon

Run to Chicago—uh, come to Chicago for the Chicago Marathon beginning and ending in Grant Park October 5 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The Chicago Marathon is one of the most iconic races in the world. Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of […]

Chicago Jazz Festival

Bring the music lovers in your family to the 40th annual Chicago Jazz Festival August 24-September 2 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The Chicago Jazz Festival is one of the premiere music events in the entire world! The festival, presented in several venues in and around […]

Oak Park Micro Brew Review

Come to the Oak Park Micro Brew Review August 18 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! Produced by Seven Generations Ahead (SGA), the Oak Park Micro Brew Review showcases the best craft beers that Illinois brewers have to offer, select beers from Midwest and national craft breweries, […]

Brookfield Zoo’s ZooRunRun

Bring the family to Brookfield Zoo’s ZooRunRun September 9 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! What is the ZooRunRun? It’s a 5K run/walk that is exotic – the onlookers are literally animals – and the sights and sounds you hear emanate from one of the world’s most […]

The Waco Brothers

Come to Fitzgerald’s Night Club to see the fabulous The Waco Brothers in concert August 25 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The Waco Brothers race towards the crossroads of punk and country, heedless of speed limits and stop signs. The collision is spectacular, loud, energizing and sometimes […]