Pomegranate-Champagne Punch- New Year’s Punch Recipe

This easy punch is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Pomegranate-Champagne Punch

1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice
1 cup pear nectar
1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur, such as Grand Marnier
1 bottle (750 ml) Champagne

In a large pitcher, combine pomegranate juice, pear nectar, and orange-flavored liqueur. Slowly add Champagne. Serve over ice.

Recipe adapted from: www.marthastewart.com

Chicago Greeter: FREE 2-hour Chicago tours

Experience Chicago’s unique charm, captivating sights and world-class attractions with a local! Chicago Greeter is offering free city tours on foot and public transportation.

Just in time for the holidays, Chicago Greeter is teaming up with the Greater North Michigan Avenue Association to offer new one-hour walkabouts of the Mag Mile and the surrounding area. Get an “insider’s orientation” to landmarks like the John Hancock Building and the former Playboy Mansion, historic hotels and cathedrals and the best of holiday decorations and shopping.

Magnificent Mile InstaGreeter is available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., leaving from the Water Works Visitor Information Center, 163 E. Pearson Street. All visits are first-come, first-served and limited to groups of six or fewer. No reservations required. More information here.

Any time of the year you can participate in a Chicago Greeter Tour.

Enthusiastic city-wise volunteers impart their love and knowledge of Chicago to parties of six or fewer during FREE two- to four-hour visits.

Have a special Chicago interest? Let Chicago Greeter incorporate it into your visit. Select from more than 25 neighborhoods and 40 popular interest areas including Fashion, Film, Ethnic Chicago and Public Art.

Whether your first or fiftieth Chicago visit, a new resident, or a resident entertaining out-of-towners, you and your guests will enjoy exploring Chicago neighborhoods and topics of interest with a friendly Chicagoan. Click here to register!