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First cows, now fridges…

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Chicago’s famed Michigan Ave will be getting a “cool” make over this summer. Chicago-area artists unveiled nine newly re-purposed refridgerators as part of the city’s “Fine Art Fridges” exhibit. The fridges were designed to bring attention to ComEd’s appliance recycling program. The fridges will be lining Michigan Ave from Illinois St to Chicago Ave now […]

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Tour Chicago

See Chicago by Bike

Looking for a new way to see Chicago? Check out this article in the Chicago Tribune listing the Top Ten Tours of the city. Our personal favorite is the Chicago Chocolate Tour. Feeling guilty after all that chocolate? Try a bike tour of Barack Obama’s old neighborhood or learn about the real life stories of […]

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Chicago Summer – Best Western River North

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Now that Memorial Day is over, we can finally say SUMMER IS HERE!!! And not a moment too soon. Of course, the start of summer in Chicago can only mean one thing: Chicago Festivals! This year, all the favorites make their return. Kicking it off is the Gospel Music Fest June 5th and 6th, followed […]

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Winter in Chicago

With Old Man Winter settling in for the season, you may be looking for things to do on these frigid, blustery days. Now is the perfect time for a getaway and Best Western River North is the perfect place. Best Western River North is offering special, Website only “Winternet” rates starting as low as $79 […]

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Top 10 Chicago Sightseeing Attractions

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Here are Chicago’s Top 10 Sightseeing attractions, according to the Chicago Sun Times. How many have you visited? Let us know which are your favorites and why. If you haven’t visited all these attractions, plan a getaway to Chicago! Navy Pier Millennium Park. Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Lincoln Park Zoo ( and did I […]

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Buckingham Fountain

One of Chicago’s most popular attractions. The fountain, one of the largest in the world, is located at Columbus Drive (301 East) and Congress Parkway (500 South) in Grant Park. Weather permitting the fountain operates 8AM-11PM all summer long.

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Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo is a world of wildlife in the shadow of skyscrapers. Located within a verdant park just minutes north of Chicago, the zoo has been a natural, free oasis for generations of animal lovers, who come to hear a lion’s roar echo off nearby apartment buildings, see gorillas climb trees as the Sears […]

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Millennium Park

Millennium Park is located in the heart of downtown Chicago. The park is open daily from 6am-11pm. Admission is always free. The Welcome Center has information about the park, including maps and program schedules. The Welcome Center is located at 201 E Randolph St.A variety of free Summer Activites has been planned.

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Chicago Shopping – What is your favorite?

Shopping in Chicago

From the hundreds of shops that line the Magnificent Mile to the bountiful boutiques and antiques along State Street, Chicago is a shopper’s utopia. Indulge in an exciting shopping adventure in one of the top shopping destinations on the planet!

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Have a Chicago Spa Day!

Rejuvenate your spirit and soothe your senses with a healing treatment at one of Chicago’s world-renowned spas. After an exciting day of shopping and sightseeing, indulge in a therapeutic massage or body wrap . . . and feel your stress melt away. Can you say “Chicaaaaahhhhhhhgo?”

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