Posts tagged "Things to do"
Saturday, after all of the crazy Black Friday shopping is over, there is a call to arms to head downtown. (Not “The Downtown” as in the o.b.v.i.o.u.s.l.y. cool phrase for downtown Chicago to make it sound like it is the only downtown you know.) Not THAT downtown, but head to your local Main-Street-USA downtown and... Read more »
Although I have lived 1 hour from Chicago my entire life, I usually have only done the normal touristy stuff. Sears Tower and Water Tower as a kid, Wrigley and old Comiskey as a teen, musicals and plays as a young married couple, museums as a new parent and Michigan Ave and restaurants as a …what am... Read more »
Birthday months are the best. Yes, I said months. Not just a day, but the feeling you have when it is THE month of your birthday. The WHOLE month. Then each time you do something fun in that month you just chalk it up to a birthday celebration. Every time you buy something you can... Read more »
My train trip today took me back to Chicago. It is like a magnetic force. I can’t stay away on a gorgeous day. After walking through Millenium Park (on the day that it was all mine), I saw the McDonald’s Cycle Center. The center rents so many bikes and I made a note-to-self to come... Read more »
Chicago is a much different place on a sunny Monday morning. That is the time to do your sight seeing. Traffic was light for crossing streets and I felt like I could snap away with my camera as much as I wanted. The 9-10 block walk between Ogilivie and Millennium Park is mostly theaters, restaurants,... Read more »
I remember my mom taking me to the Little Traveler in Geneva in the 70′s when I was young. And she remembers her mom taking her to the Little Traveler in the 50′s when she was young. She described how they would get dressed up and go for tiny sandwiches and tea in the Atrium... Read more »
I love the internet. I love that I can find any answer to any question at any time. If I can’t find the answer, I am not asking the right question. Although I love the internet, I am not a gamer. I don’t play any internet games at all. No Angry Birds, no Solitaire, no... Read more »