• New Venue Spotlight: Level Up

    Pac-Man-Inspired Restaurant Takes Socializing to a New Level. 

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     
  • New Venue Spotlight: Level Up

    Pac-Man-Inspired Restaurant Takes Socializing to a New Level. 

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     

What happens when you mix great food, fun games and a famous 1980s icon? Answer: Level 257. Inspired by the infamous level 256 kill screen on the PAC-MAN arcade game, this fun yet elegant Schaumburg venue, officially created by NAMCO USA, Inc., is more than just a gamer’s dream. With 42,000 square feet of space and a contemporary American menu, Level 257 is a unique spot for private and corporate events. The flexible space is great for meetings and conferences with state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, tasty catering and fun team-building activities. Level 257 can host events and celebrations for a variety of sizes, including birthday parties, anniversaries, bar mitzvahs and reunions. The whole venue can also be rented out for private events of up to 1,000 guests. Game on.

Andrea Hahn, general manager of Chicago’s new MB Ice Arena, knows her way around an ice rink.

 

Held at the United Center Sept. 21-23, 2018, the Laver Cup—a men’s tennis tournament pitting six top European players against six of their counterparts—marked the first time this major event has been held in the United States. Total event attendance was more than 93,000 people, with fans from around the world traveling to Chicago for an unforgettable experience with the game’s best players. “The Laver Cup was a huge win for Chicago,” says Kara Bachman, executive director of the Chicago Sports Commission.

 

Already an iconic property in Chicago’s bustling commercial district, the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile is now offering guests a new way to see the city this summer.