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This page was last updated on 03/17/2008 08:36 AM   This section provides information on the following:

Directions to Wrigley Field 
Directions to Cellular Field 
2008 Fun in Chicago  
Directions to Gary Steelheads basketball 
Valparaiso launches bus service to Dune Park Station 
Free shuttle service to and from Blue Chip Casino 
Shopping Along the Line 
Fun along the Line 
Information on Chicago's world class museums within walking distance of our stations 
Information on South Shore poster art 


DIRECTIONS TO WRIGLEY FIELD

For information on Cubs schedule click here.

 

Take the South Shore Line to MILLENNIUM STATION - Straight ahead from top of stairs leaving station, walk 2 blocks west along Randolph Street to STATE Street, then around corner to your left by Macy's.  Go downstairs to subway.  Follow overhead signs that say Howard to see which track your train will be on.  Take any train on that track; it will be marked Howard Dan Ryan.  Ride to ADDISON station, about 15 minutes. Follow the crowd downstairs and 1 block west.


* Return: In CTA station, follow overhead signs that say Loop South side to see which track your train will be on. Take any train on that track; it will be marked Howard Dan Ryan.  Get off at WASHINGTON.

 

Posted:  3-12-08


DIRECTIONS TO CELLULAR FIELD

For information on Sox schedule click here.

South Shore Line to MILLENNIUM STATION - Straight ahead from top of stairs leaving station, walk 2 blocks west along Randolph Street to STATE Street, then around corner to your left by Macy's. Go downstairs to subway. Follow overhead signs that say 95/Dan Ryan to see which track your train will be on. Take any train on that track; it will be marked Howard Dan Ryan. Ride to SOX-35TH station, about 10 minutes. The ball park is in sight.

* Retum: In CTA station, take any train on the right-hand track; it will be marked Howard Dan Ryan. Get off at WASHINGTON.

Posted:  3-12-08


2008 FUN IN CHICAGO
times subject to change

DATE EVENT LOCATION NEAREST STATION
5/30-6/1 Gospel Fest Grant Park Van Buren St.
6/5-8 Blues Fest Grant Park Van Buren St.
6/27-7/6 Taste of Chicago Grant Park Van Buren St.
6/29 Race to the Taste Grant Park Van Buren St.
7/26 Venetian Night Grant Park Van Buren St.
8/16-17 Air & Water Show North Ave. Beach Millennium
8/23-24 Latin Music Fest Grant Park Van Buren St.
8/28-31 Jazz Fest Grant Park Van Buren St.
9/13-14 Celtic Fest Grant Park Van Buren St.
10/12 Chicago Marathon Grant Park Van Buren St.
10/11-12 Country Music Fest Soldier Field Roosevelt Rd.

For more information on your favorite event please contact the Mayor's Office of Special Events Hotline at 312-744-3370 or visit their website by clicking here.

ALCOHOL RESTRICTIONS IN 2008

Alcohol is strictly prohibited during the following events and times.  Please note that this list is subject to change without notice,

DATE EVENT RESTRICTIONS
5/30 Gospel Fest No alcohol after 7p
5/31-6/1   No Alcohol ALL day
6/5-6 Blues Fest No alcohol after 7p
6/7-8   No Alcohol ALL day
6/27 Taste of Chicago No alcohol after 7p
6/28-29   No Alcohol ALL day
6/30-7/2   No alcohol after 7p
7/3-6   No Alcohol ALL day
7/26 Venetian Night No Alcohol ALL day
8/1 Lollapalozza No alcohol after 7p
8/2-3   No Alcohol ALL day
8/16-17 Air & Water Show No Alcohol ALL day
8/23-24 Latin Music Fest No Alcohol ALL day
8/28-29 Jazz Fest No alcohol after 7p
8/30-31   No Alcohol ALL day
9/13-14 Celtic Fest No Alcohol ALL day
10/11-12 Country Music Fest No Alcohol ALL day

Posted:  3-14-08


DIRECTIONS TO GARY STEELHEADS BASKETBALL

It's easy to take in the fun of a Gary Steelheads basketball game.  Simply take the South Shore to the Gary Metro Center.  The Metro Center is connected to the Gary Genesis Center, home of the Steelheads.  For a calendar of home basketball games visit their web site by clicking here.

Posted:  3-17-08


VALPARAISO BEGINS BUS SERVICE TO
DUNE PARK STATION

Valparaiso's V-Line began serving Dune Park Station on Friday, October 5.  The V-Line plans to provide service on the Orange Line linking Valparaiso University's Student Center to the South Shore Friday thru Sunday.  For bus schedules and fares call 219-476-9393, or visit their web site by clicking here

Posted:  10-5-07


FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE TO & FROM BLUE CHIP CASINO

The Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City is offering FREE shuttle service to and from South Shore's 11th St. Station to the Casino.  FREE shuttle service is available 7days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Central Time.  It's easy - simply call Blue Chip at least 2 hours in advance at 888-879-7711 ext. 2493 or stop by their Valet Station.  Visit Blue Chip's web site at www.bluechipcasino.com.

Posted:  11-16-06


FUN ALONG THE LINE

Outlet Shopping in Michigan City
Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets at 6th & Wabash Streets, in downtown Michigan City, Indiana is just 6 blocks west of 11TH STREET Station

At Lighthouse Place you will find an exciting collection of 120 outlets from the world's leading designers and brand names, all offering savings of 25% to 65% every day.  Stores are open Monday - Saturday 9 am to 9 pm, Sunday 10 am to 6 pm.

Redeem your train ticket stub at the Lighthouse Place Visitor Center and receive a FREE VIP Coupon Book valued at hundreds of dollars in additional savings at participating stores.

For additional information and a complete listing of stores visit their web site or give them a call at 219-879-6506.

Posted:  11-4-04


Take a hike in dunes country.  Miles of trails in close proximity to DUNE PARK and BEVERLY SHORES stations:
Indiana Dunes State Park
219-926-1952
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
219-926-7561

For more information on attractions in northwest Indiana please contact our tourism bureaus at:

TOURISM BUREAU PHONE WEB LINK
Lake County 1-800-255-5253 www.alllake.org
LaPorte County 1-800-634-2650 www.laportecountycvb.com
Porter County 1-800-283-8687 www.casualcoast.com
St. Joseph County 1-800-828-7881 www.livethelegends.org


ROOSEVELT ROAD STATION
Soldier Field
Sports and concert venue
Access Soldier Field web site


CHICAGO'S WORLD CLASS MUSEUMS

Some of Chicago's museums offer free admission days.  Please contact each museum for specific information.

57TH STREET STATION
Museum of Science & Industry
773-684-1414
www.msichicago.org
From 57th St. walk east to Museum.

ROOSEVELT ROAD STATION
Roosevelt Rd. Station provides access to Chicago's Grant Park Museum Campus including Adler Planetarium, Field Museum, and Shedd Aquarium:
Adler Planetarium
312-922-STAR
www.adlerplanetarium.org

Field Museum of Natural History
312-922-9410
www.fmnh.org

Shedd Aquarium
312-939-2438
www.sheddnet.org

VAN BUREN STREET STATION
Art Institute of Chicago
312-443-3600
www.artic.edu

Posted: 5-30-04


SOUTH SHORE POSTER ART

We no longer offer South Shore poster art.  South Shore Arts is offering a limited quantity of classic and millennium series posters for sale.  They are not affiliated with the passenger service.  Please access their web site by clicking South Shore Poster Art.

The Framing Station in Michigan City also carries vintage and millennium series posters.  Visit their web site by clicking here or call them at 877-879-2115.  Also, you may be able to find vintage South Shore posters at Poster Plus in Chicago by clicking here or call them at 800-659-1905.

Posted:  1-29-07