Posts tagged "Chicago "EL""

Have you been to the best "L" stop?

Have you been to the best "L" stop?
I don’t usually stop and look around at the various “L” stations. They’re pretty standard and, with all of the renovations over the years, very generic. However, I’ve always been curious as to why the Quincy stop was so much prettier than the others. I did a little research, and it’s now my favorite station.... Read more »

Your guide to free rides on New Year's Eve

Your guide to free rides on New Year's Eve
Is it just me or are there WAY more New Year’s Eve parties this year? You have your typical bar parties, but I feel like a lot of venues have stepped it up: Lawry’s is offering a Pop-Up Opera dinner, Sushi O Sushi has a Sake Bomb Party and you can enjoy an evening of retro... Read more »

Shopping on the CTA website?! Don't knock it...

Shopping on the CTA website?! Don't knock it...
I never would have thought to shop on the CTA website, but as I was researching for yesterday’s ‘Did You Know, Chicago?,’ I found some really cool stuff!         I seriously want this umbrella.   I’m not sure how good these would look, but, in theory, they’re definitely unique. Sport your neighborhood pride... Read more »
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Did You Know, Chicago? The 'L'

Did You Know, Chicago? The 'L'
I  love the ‘L.’ I think it’s because my goal growing up was to live in the city,  and being on the ‘L’ is a sure fire reminder that I’m a Chicagoan. As much as our transit system sucks sometimes it has been around forever and has a great history: The first EL train ran in 1892... Read more »