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Announcing CHICAGO SHOT Monthly Photo Contest

Shavonne Osborne (Jan 27)

At our downtown hotel in Chicago, we know that a key part of our guest’s experience is exploring the city and seeing the Amazing sights downtown. And what better way to capture your trip to Chicago than through a photo? A picture’s worth a thousand words but for our guests it could be worth a […]

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New Year For All, New Deals For YOU!

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With the start of 2012, BEST WESTERN PLUS River North Hotel is unveiling new giveaways, contests, and drawings for You, our fans, to score big! (Not a Facebook Fan? Click Here to become one!) Here is what our fans can expect in 2012: 1.  FREE Breakfast for Two – Our Facebook Fans and Foursquare users […]

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“Dance Fridays” Launch, Called “Epic” By This Blogger

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There’s Dancing. There’s Hilarity. There’s Embarrassment (though not on your end). And best of all, the director is…YOU! This month we announced Dance Fridays – our monthly feature of different departments in our downtown Chicago hotel dancing to various songs. But apart from the idea and some general parameters, our Facebook Fan’s get to be […]

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Tips For Going To A Chicago Bulls Game

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Chicago takes its sports seriously, especially if it’s in the “B” trifecta – the Bulls, the Bears, the Blackhawks.  If you’re looking to catch a Chicago Bulls game (six-time NBA champions!), these tips will help you with some practical pointers. 1. WHICH WAY IS RIGHT? You can get to the stadium easily enough either by […]

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5 Breweries to Love in Chicago

Chicago and Beer naturally go together like fish and chips, like karaoke and bars, like responsibility and the legal drinking age. Of course finding a bar (karaoke or otherwise) isn’t hard in Chicago. BUT if you’d enjoy experiencing Chicago’s beer scene through some of its unique and local microbreweries then pull up a chair and […]

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Acn You Raed Htis? – Open Books Fights Illiteracy

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Last week our staff took the day off.  Well…sort of.  Instead of business as usual, we headed over to Open Books, just blocks from our hotel in downtown Chicago.  We picked a day to volunteer with our nonprofit partner at one of their regular Creative Writing Workshops. On a Mission Open Books provides these workshops […]

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5 Wonderful Winter Attractions in Chicago

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Whether you marvel at the beauty of nature in winter, enjoy basking in the holiday spirit, or you simply whisk from store to store with bags full of goodies, there are plenty of ways to celebrate winter and the holidays in downtown Chicago! We’ve compiled some of the best and most spectacular here: 1. Skating […]

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Where’s Wallace – Macy’s Magical Store

Wallace at Macy's Chicago

As a kid, I remember going to Marshall Fields on State Street in Chicago and how exciting and enchanting the store was during the holidays.  With this week’s trip to now-Macy’s on State Street, the store is honestly more magical than ever. Greeting you are reds and greens, golds and silvers, and bells and ribbons […]

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5 Ethnic Cuisine Restaurants To Make Your Mouth Water

If you’re visiting Chicago, the food is as much of a vacation experience as site-seeing. Sometimes you want Chicago-style deep dish or a dog, and sometimes you prefer your American classics. But we’ve covered both in earlier posts (“5 Great Family Restaurants in Chicago” and “Affordable Dining Chicago-Style“). For those visitors who are looking for […]

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Green Oases in the Second City

Looking for things to do in Chicago? Chicago is known for skyscrapers, inspiring SNL skits (“Da Bears!”), and being a world-class city. But despite Chicago’s size, the city also hosts some very unique and often secluded green spaces. Of course there’s no shortage of parks in Chicago. But we’ve scoured this urban jungle and, without […]

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