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Holiday Magic in Chicago

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Come one, come all.The holiday season has arrived!This year, Chicago is over flowing with holiday magiclike special exhibits atlocal museumsandpopular annual traditions like the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival andChristkindlmarket at Daley Plaza.So gather your loved ones, and spread some holiday cheer! ANNUAL TRADITIONS Michigan Avenue: The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival┬« presented by Harris Saturday, November […]

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Where’s Wallace Interview with Joshua Radin

Joshua Radin & Wallace

Perhaps the name Joshua Radin doesn’t ring any bells, but if you’rea fan of T.V. shows like “Scrubs”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “One Tree Hill” or the movies “TheLast Kiss” and “The NannyDiaries” chances are you’ve heard at least one Joshua Radin song.The Ohio native (andone time Chicago resident) is known for soft songs and an honest […]

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Chicago’s Scary (and not so scary) Halloween Happenings

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With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to make your pumpkin plans.This year,Chicago offers up plenty of ways to have a spook-tacular Halloween weekend.For those looking to have the Boo! scared out of them, Navy Pier welcomes back The Fear Haunted Houseeach weekend.Or perhaps you’ve heard about the giant sinkhole that recently opened up […]

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Where’s Wallace September

Beluga Wallace...errr, Whales

More than 32,500 animals, in over 3 million gallons of water and home to the world’s oldest fish in any aquarium, it can only be the Shedd Aquarium. This Chicago institution opened in 1930 and has since gone on to double its size and attract more than 2 million visitors each year! Explore creatures of […]

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Where’s Wallace August Best Western River North Hotel

Hard Rock Cafe

This August saw the 5th annual return of Lollapalooza to Chicago’s famed Grant Park. In keeping with the Rock n Roll theme, I decided to try Chicago’s best known hangout for rock stars and rock fans alike; Hard Rock Cafe. This Chicago institution has been our neighbor at Clark & Ontario for more than 24 […]

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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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“Walk Around Sue” walks on over to Best Western River North

Even Walk Around Sue enjoys our Free Parking

This past friday, our hotel was thrilled to check in one of our newest guests, “Walk Around Sue”. This 6 foot tall and 13 foot long animatronic dinosaur came over to us, courtesy of the Field Museum in celebration of Sue the T-Rex’s 10th anniversary. If you missed her at our hotel, you can still […]

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Where’s Wallace – May – Best Western Chicago

May Edition Where's Wallace

With so much excitement taking place at The Field Museum, I had to go check things out this month. As we mentioned before the awesome Mammoths and Mastodons Exhibit has been open for a while now. It is really impressive seeing these creatures from the Ice Age. Our Mammoths and Mastodons Coloring Contest is coming […]

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Best Western River North-Best of the Midwest

Best Western River North - Best of the Midwest 2010

It wouldn’t be summer without a new issue of Midwest Living’s Best of the Midwest magazine. The 2010 edition includes recommendations of where to go, where to stay, what to eat and what to do. The staff of Midwest Living has eaten at every restaurant, stayed at every lodging and visited every destination to ensure […]

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“Where’s Wallace?” March 2010

March Edition of Where's Wallace

Hello from high above Chicago! This month I went to visit two of the highest points you can reach in downtown Chicago; The Skydeck at the Willis Tower and The Signature Room at the 95th. The left side of the photo captures me out on “The Ledge”. Yes, thats right, you can stand in a […]

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