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May 25, 2015, 10:00 ET
Chicago Cultural Mile Memorial Day Ceremony Honor Guard

Memorial Day wreath laying commemorated those who died serving our country

 Military, public safety, community and business leaders came together today for a Memorial Day wreath laying and rededication ceremony at the...

May 07, 2015, 07:00 ET
Visitors enjoying 2nd Fridays on the Chicago Cultural Mile

Chicago Cultural Mile celebrates 2nd Fridays anniversary

The Chicago Cultural Mile Association and dozens of partnering cultural organizations and businesses are celebrating the one year anniversary of...

Apr 22, 2015, 07:00 ET

Richard Lariviere named to Chicago Cultural Mile board

 Today the Chicago Cultural Mile Association introduced Richard Lariviere, President of the Field Museum, as the Chicago Cultural Mile...

Nov 24, 2014, 07:00 ET

Chicago Cultural Mile welcomes Donald Regan & Edward Wehmer

 The Chicago Cultural Mile Association announced the appointment of Douglas P. Regan and Edward Wehmer to its Board of Directors.  "The...

Nov 13, 2014, 16:24 ET
Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from the Walt Disney World(R) Resort in Florida lead a magical tree-lighting parade down North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, illuminating more than one million lights! The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival kicks off the holiday season for the nation. For more information, visit www.TheMagnificentMile.com .

The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival® Presents A Show-Stopping Start To The 2014 Holiday Season

 Look to The Magnificent Mile® in Chicago to celebrate the holiday season at the 23rd annual BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights...

Sep 24, 2014, 07:00 ET

Chicago Cultural Mile to host Endless Summer Stroll Karaoke Contest

 The Chicago Cultural Mile Association plans to extend summer through this Thursday by hosting its Endless Summer Karaoke on the Chicago...

Sep 12, 2014, 07:00 ET

Chicago Cultural Mile announces September's 2nd Fridays line-up

 The Chicago Cultural Mile Association and its partnering cultural organizations and businesses announced  their 2nd Fridays on the...

Sep 03, 2014, 06:00 ET

Chicago Cultural Mile names Dirk Lohan to the board

The Chicago Cultural Mile Association announced that Dirk Lohan has accepted a seat on its Board of Directors.  "The Chicago Cultural Mile is...

Aug 08, 2014, 07:00 ET
2nd Fridays visitors enjoy panoramic views from the Cliff Dwellers Club in Chicago. (PRNewsFoto/Chicago Cultural Mile Assoc...)

Chicago Cultural Mile announces August's 2nd Fridays entertainment line-up

 With summer in full swing, the Chicago Cultural Mile Association and its partnering cultural organizations and businesses announced their...

Jun 18, 2014, 07:00 ET
Alderman Robert Fioretti (2nd Ward) joins Chicago Cultural Mile Association board members JR Davis, Dawn Davis, JR Davis III, and Sharene Shariatzadeh at ribbon cutting ceremony at Michigan Ave. & Roosevelt Rd. (PRNewsFoto/Chicago Cultural Mile)

Chicago Cultural Mile representatives and elected officials cut ribbon on new bronze signs on Michigan Avenue

 Representatives from the Chicago Cultural Mile Association and elected officials announced the ribbon cutting of the two new bronze signs that...

Sep 12, 2013, 07:00 ET

Chicago Cultural Mile to host Endless Summer Stroll

 On Saturday, September 21st the Chicago Cultural Mile Association will mark the last day of summer by hosting its inaugural Endless Summer...

Oct 31, 2012, 14:42 ET

New Jersey Governor Puts Civility Before Politics

 New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gave the country a model of civility when he put the populace of his state ahead of...

Oct 12, 2012, 14:50 ET

How Is Politics Like A Dysfunctional Family?

 As a Marriage and family Therapist for over 35 years, I have worked to help families find healthier and more productive ways to deal with...

Oct 04, 2012, 11:16 ET

Record Funds Raised During Annual Step Up for Down Syndrome

The Mile High Down Syndrome Association (MHDSA) broke records for the number of walkers and amount raised at last Sunday's 16th Step Up for...

Sep 18, 2012, 14:27 ET

Mile High Down Syndrome Association "Step Up for Down Syndrome" Walk

Who: 4,000 children and adults with Down syndrome, friends, families and supporters of individuals with Down syndrome. Mile High Down...

Aug 07, 2012, 10:26 ET

Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk Features Inaugural Talent Show

 On Sunday, September 23rd, the Mile High Down Syndrome Association (MHDSA) will host its 16th annual Step Up for Down Syndrome walk at Denver...

Jul 26, 2012, 12:41 ET

Mile High Down Syndrome Association to Offer Life Skill and Continuing Education Classes to Adults with Down Syndrome

Mile High Down Syndrome Association (MHDSA) announced that it will take over the ALIVE! (Ability, Life Skills, Independence, Vitality...

Jul 12, 2012, 10:21 ET

Mile High Down Syndrome Association "Step Up for Down Syndrome" Walk

Who: Mile High Down Syndrome Association (MHDSA), a Colorado non-profit organization, focused on raising awareness around Down syndrome...

May 28, 2012, 11:00 ET

Memorial Day wreath laying and monument rededication commemorates those who died serving our country

Military, public safety, community and business leaders came together today for a Memorial Day wreath laying and rededication ceremony at the...

May 30, 2011, 09:00 ET

Memorial Day Wreath Laying and Monument Rededication Commemorates Those Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice

Today a wreath laying and re-dedication ceremony was held at the General John A. Logan Monument, located in Chicago's Grant Park.  The annual...