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6 Free Things To Do In Chicago

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A big city like Chicago can sometimes mean spending big bucks. But it doesn’t have to be. There are so many different things to do in Chicago; some even for FREE. It’s a word you don’t hear too often these days, which is why we had so much fun putting together this list of free […]

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Meet Disney Channel Stars – Your Chance to Win

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BEST WESTERN PLUS River North Hotel Chicago wants to shake up your summer. Caroline Sunshine (Tinka) and Kenton Duty (Gunther) from Disney Channel’s “Shake it Up” will be on-site at the Promenade Bolingbrook Sunday July 31st to meet and greet their fans live and in person! YOU could win a VIP meet and greet with […]

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5 Great Family Restaurants in Chicago

You’re in Chicago and your family is hungry.  Well you’ve come to the right place!  No other city boasts such a rich and diverse culinary scene.  And that’s just at the Taste of Chicago!  But the trick is finding great food that everyone in your family will enjoy and won’t break the bank.  We’d like […]

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Where’s Wallace – Chicago Architecture Boat Tour

Chicago Architecture River Tour

     Do you know what Chicago building is so large that at one point, stock boys used roller skates to navigate its700 ft long corridors?  Well, the tour guide of the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise could tell you.  And you wouldn’t even need roller skates to see it.  Instead, you can take in all of the splendor […]

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8 Ways to Enjoy the Chicago Sun

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The sun is shinning brightly on the Bean.  The snow on the Magnificent Mile has been replaced by brightly colored tulips.  Downtown Chicago offers many different ways to get outside and soak up some great summer weather; and Best Western Plus River North hotel is right in the heart of all the action!You’ve waited all year for […]

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Chicago Summer Festival Guide 2011

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Put away your hat and mittens because summer is just around the corner! With miles of beaches and beatiful green spaces like Millenium Park stretching along the lakefront, there is no better time to get outside and enjoy Chicago!Get ready for summer in Chicago with this handy listing of festivals via Chicago Tribune. For more […]

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Book Into Chicago Contest

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If you’ve stayed at our hotel recently you may have seen our Open Bookshelf in the lobby.  It’s our version of ‘Take a book, Leave a book’.  But did you know that those books are supplied to us by our neighbors and local non-profit, Open Books?To support their literacy programs, Open Books collects used books […]

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Where’s Wallace – Behind the Walls of Wrigley

Home of the Cubs

Baseball season in Chicago…ahhhh.  Chicago may have two teams, but if you ask me, there’s only one ballpark!  Built in 1914, Wrigley Field is the second oldest ballpark in the majors and besides being home to the Chicago Cubs, it has also played host to the Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks and hosted 5 World Series games (but […]

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Where’s Wallace – Learning About Apes at Lincoln Park Zoo

Wallace Explores Gorilla Behavior

Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh Wow!  This month I took a visit to Lincoln Park Zoo, located in the heart of downtown Chicago.  This urban oasis is a world of wildlife set amongst the shadows of skyscrapers.  Open 365 days a year, Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the country’s last remaining FREE zoos!  Boasting […]

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Where’s Wallace – At the Top of Chicago

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Mayor Daley has proclaimed January 27th the first ever Concierge Day in Chicago!And why not?The city’s conciergesoffer more than five million referrals each year to Chicago’s various cultural attractions, restaurants, nightspots and shopping suggestions.Chicago’s concierges love to share their passion for the city with all who visit.So it’s only appropriate to designate a day to […]

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