Plan The Chicago Trip That Will Blow You Away - Newsy

Plan The Chicago Trip That Will Blow You Away - Newsy

Transcript: So you want to visit the Windy City? Here's how Chicago can blow you away. Plan your trip around a major Chicago event, like Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago, a Cubs game at Wrigley Field or St. Patrick's Day. Why St. Patrick's Day, you ask? The river gets dyed Irish green every year. Splurge on your stay and book at The Langham, Chicago. The No. 1 hotel in the city is within walking distance to Michigan Ave. and will give you views of the city that'll make you forget about the money you're spending on the room. A trip to Chicago is nothing without a picture by Cloud Gate — a public art sculpture better known as The Bean. You also haven't done Chicago right without touring the city via boat. Take Shoreline Sightseeing's architecture river tour for some of the best views of the city. And don't forget to check out a comedy show. Sure, Second City is legendary — but if you want something different, check out The iO Theater. And finally, the most important part of planning any trip — food and drink. If you want a nice brunch spot, head over to Beatrix. For some bomb deep-dish pizza, visit Lou Malnati's or Giordano's, two legendary joints in town. Or, if you, for whatever reason, don't want pizza, try Girl & The Goat or Giuliana Rancic's RPM Steak. Cap off your fun-filled days with drinks at Cherry Circle Room. If you're more into the club scene, check out ROOF on theWit. Sources: Videoblocks https://www.videoblocks.com/video/pretty-lights-chicago-tilt-shift/ Lollapalooza https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEUZA56_rPg City of Chicago http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/taste_of_chicago.html Getty Images http://www.gettyimages.com/license/85991822 Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/14174853@N04/4442424482/in/photolist-7LyA2y-DLGXC-4zJvMi-9YQC56-a9i7-DMu21-4zJvZk-eSgsGW-bfZoR-7Lui36-9pXsZd-4FQ6DT-DMu2J-4FQ6Ae-67pryq-4FUgWY-4Aa7Vd-4AuApD-67kcdF-bEj9wr-9q5N4F-67kdpr-67ps9U-9pKsfP-aScHm-bDP99k-aPPD3-9eMjzG-67pu5q-7Ktkxr-4zE4Xy-67pqsN-brbvRQ-67psuh-rjTbwt-brb673-bqVR49-DzKY5-67ptNQ-68T55T-7KBGfS-9u7gRW-qJA5hD-7Rz1Fq-4ywqmd-686N6v-reWs-mam4aM-68aYzN-686aQP Langham Hotels & Resorts http://www.langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/chicago/ TripAdvisor http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g35805-d4046139-Reviews-The_Langham_Chicago-Chicago_Illinois.html Videoblocks https://www.videoblocks.com/video/the-bean-sculpture-in-chicago/ City of Chicago http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/millennium_park_-artarchitecture.html Shoreline Sightseeing http://shorelinesightseeing.com/ Second City https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFVzVWAA35s ImprovOlympics https://www.facebook.com/iOChicago/photos/a.125559590828606.31265.109273449123887/787962237921668/?type=3&theater Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants http://beatrixchicago.com/rivernorth/ Boka Restaurant Group http://girlandthegoat.com/ Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants http://rpmrestaurants.com/rpmsteak/chicago/ Lou Malnati's Pizzeria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6t0t5qXLEU Giordano's https://www.facebook.com/giordanospizza/photos/pb.107344745953048.-2207520000.1457537968./1069642246389955/?type=3&theater Cherry Circle Room http://www.cherrycircleroom.com/ Hilton http://thewithotel.com/ ------------------------------------- Newsy is your source for concise, unbiased video news and analysis covering the top stories from around the world. With persistent curiosity and no agenda, we strive to fuel meaningful conversations by highlighting multiple sides of every story. Newsy delivers the news and perspective you need without the hype and bias common to many news sources. See more at http://www.newsy.com/ Like Newsy on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/newsyvideos/

How to Become TripAdvisor’s #1 Fake Restaurant

How to Become TripAdvisor’s #1 Fake Restaurant

The Shed at Dulwich was the number one rated restaurant in London, with foodies, celebrities and bloggers trying to get a table. The main obstacle for them, however, was that it didn't exist. Over the course of 8 months VICE's Oobah Butler used an assault of fake reviews to get his 'restaurant' to the hallowed top spot on TripAdvisor. With his phone perpetually ringing, PR agencies begging to represent it and TV crews pitching shows, Oobah decided he had no choice but to open its doors for one night only. Here is Oobah's journey into a false reality that captured the world's attention. Read Oobah's full story on VICE.com - https://vice.video/2DrLgCC Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our Tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Check out our Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/vicemag Download VICE on iOS: http://apple.co/28Vgmqz Download VICE on Android: http://bit.ly/28S8Et0

TripAdvisor now warning about problem hotels

TripAdvisor now warning about problem hotels

TripAdvisor is now alerting would be travelers to resorts or hotels that have been identified as locations of sexual assault and other major concerns

Best Western River North Hotel | Downtown Chicago Hotels

Best Western River North Hotel | Downtown Chicago Hotels

Newly renovated, the Best Western River North is downtown Chicago's best hotel value. Featuring an indoor pool, free wifi, onsite parking and a rooftop terrace. Proud recipient of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Journey of a TripAdvisor Review

Journey of a TripAdvisor Review

Here we explain what happens when a review is submitted to TripAdvisor, and the steps we take to ensure reviews are genuine and useful. For more information about how TripAdvisor moderates reviews, go to: https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/TripAdvisorInsights

LITERALLY THE WORST HOTEL ON TRIPADVISOR

LITERALLY THE WORST HOTEL ON TRIPADVISOR

Hotel Review - Club Quarters (River Hotel), Chicago

Hotel Review - Club Quarters (River Hotel), Chicago

Here's a tour of the hotel I stayed in during my August 2014 Chicago trip. Like most of my personal travel, I opted for this place because it was cheap. In fact, it was priced just a little above the heavy discount properties on this particular week (like the downtown Travelodge and Red Roof Inn). With that in mind, this wasn't a bad room for the money. Clean and relatively comfortable. It was no-frills, but that's to be expected. The biggest asset this room had going for it was the unbelievable view out front. Is anyone more familiar with this property than I am? I couldn't figure out what the relationship between the Club Quarters and the River Hotel was. Is it just a name? ("Club Quarters River Hotel".) Is the hotel spit in two? The elevator banks would suggest this. I booked a room at the River Hotel (at a steep discount thanks to hotels.com), and my room had nothing but Club Quarters stuff in it. Did they downgrade me because I paid so little? I really couldn't figure out what was going on here. Club Quarters seems to be some sort of discount business hotel chain with a bunch of cool services for frequent travelers. Wish I had gotten some footage of the club level where a lot of these features were. It was really cool. My TripAdvisor review: http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g35805-d1477545-r223290717-Club_Quarters_Chicago_Wacker_at_Michigan-Chicago_Illinois.html Photos from the trip: https://www.flickr.com/photos/missourisphotographer/sets/72157648386766889/ Trip report (footage of the trip up to Chicago): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXUVLTEgAfY Follow me on: https://www.facebook.com/TheElevatorChannel https://twitter.com/theelevchannel https://plus.google.com/+TheElevatorChannel

TripAdvisor review of jail posted to Facebook by man who snuck iPad into cell - TomoNews

TripAdvisor review of jail posted to Facebook by man who snuck iPad into cell - TomoNews

GRIMSBY, UNITED KINGDOM — I've given this place 4 stars. It's the all day breakfast that lets it down really...sounds like an ordinary review of a hotel right? Well, it's actually written from a man who was locked up at Grimsby police station in the UK on Wednesday. Christian Willoughby of Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire in the UK was taken into custody at Grimsby police station on Wednesday for an alleged 'misdemeanor'. He reportedly has a number of previous convictions including theft, burglary and assault. Willoughby somehow managed to smuggle an iPad into his cell and posted a TripAdvisor-style review of the cell on Facebook: "I've given this place 4 stars. It's the all day breakfast that lets it down really. Apart from that the staff are pleasant enough. Had my own on-suite room and butler... Who would come with tea and newspapers. Room was nice, the minimalistic idea was a nice touch. It was secure and safe... Quadruple glazing and security door. Ideal place for winding down after a hard day. I'd definitely come back". The post has since gone viral and has been shared almost 3,000 times on Facebook. "We take any such breach of security and detainee safety extremely seriously and will be carrying out a review of our detainee management to identify any lessons learned and prevent further reoccurrences in the future," Chief Inspector James Glansfield of Humberside Police told the Telegraph. ----------------------------------------­--------------------- Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.net Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

See inside the nation's most spectacular hotel suites

See inside the nation's most spectacular hotel suites

Travel website TripAdvisor is highlighting the most spectacular presidential suites in the nation - including two in Chicago.

CONRAD CHICAGO HOTEL TOUR

CONRAD CHICAGO HOTEL TOUR

Explore the Conrad Chicago with a guided tour to discover "The Luxury of Being Yourself" along the Magnificent Mile. At the Conrad Chicago, we will help you to redefine the idea of bringing people together for your next conference or social event. Experience real service which has garnered the Conrad Chicago accolades such as World's 500 Best Hotels by Travel + Leisure, Best Hotel in Chicago by US News & World Reports, Gold List and Readers' Choice Award by Conde Nast as well as a consistent top position on TripAdvisor.

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