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    Trip to Chicago

    So I'm going to Chicago next week, staying on Michigan Ave. Anyone have any suggestions on area attractions?



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    Re: Trip to Chicago

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    Re: Trip to Chicago

    Shedds Aquarium.

    Natural History Museum.

    Chicago Art Museum.

    Caseys (bar a couple blocks W of Michigan Ave and about 3 blocks S of Millennium Park.


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    Gino's pizza. (Saw it on TV).


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    Re: Trip to Chicago

    Was just at howl at the moon piano bar saturday night. On Hubbard. $10 cover, get there by 7 or you will be standing for a while.



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    Re: Trip to Chicago

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    Shedds Aquarium.

    Natural History Museum.
    Never been to the aquarium, but I'd love to sometime. Museum's really cool - great Eqyptian exhibits. However, went this summer and paid 20 bucks for the temporary "underground world" exhibit that they had. dohnt doo dat.



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    Re: Trip to Chicago

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneSupt6 View Post
    Was just at howl at the moon piano bar saturday night. On Hubbard. $10 cover, get there by 7 or you will be standing for a while.
    Love that place!

    My fav pie is Giorano's. Giordano's World Famous Stuffed Pizza

    I also took a boat tour on the river around Chicago and then it goes out into the lake. I liked it a lot.

    Oh, and if you can go to the Board of Trade or the CME, that would be good too. I interned on the CBOT floor for a summer before electronic trading. It was great.


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    Re: Trip to Chicago

    One of my favorite places in the world is the Art Institute.

    Ed DeBevic's is fun, as is Dick's, for places to eat.



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    Re: Trip to Chicago

    Man vs Food was in Chicago.. Here are his favs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4VR4CY View Post
    Love that place!

    My fav pie is Giorano's. Giordano's World Famous Stuffed Pizza

    I also took a boat tour on the river around Chicago and then it goes out into the lake. I liked it a lot.

    Oh, and if you can go to the Board of Trade or the CME, that would be good too. I interned on the CBOT floor for a summer before electronic trading. It was great.
    Do you have any more information about the boat tour?



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    Re: Trip to Chicago

    Definitely go to the top of the hancock building at night and have a cocktail. The bar has floor to ceiling windows and the view of the city is very cool. Oh and prepare to pay ten dollars for a beer fourteen for a glass of wine or five dollars for a bottled water.



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    If you like seafood, McCormick and Schmicks was very good and you should go to the bar in Sofitel ,the scenery is unbelievable. If you want a good dive bar, Mothers was down and dirty.



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    Re: Trip to Chicago

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    Gino's pizza. (Saw it on TV).
    Gino's East is amazing as is Giordano's. Both are within walking distance from where you are. Gino's has a "patty" style sausage pizza... Sausage in every bite as the patty literally covers the entire pie!!! Making me hungry!



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