Archives of Chicago

Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

Hard Rock Hotel Chicago & Millennium Park

The Hard Rock Hotel was a decent stay.  It’s by no means the Ritz-Carlton but it was perfect for a 4 day stay in Chicago.  The hotel is decorated in rock paraphernalia and ...
Chicago Theatre

Chicago’s Iconic Theatre

The Chicago Theatre is a definitely a Chicago landmark.  It’s actually an American landmark....
Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Jay Pritzker Pavilion & Bandshell

Jay Pitzer Pavilion is a gorgeous pavilion in the middle of Millennium Park. It’s no more than 50 feet from the Bean aka the Cloud Gate. ...
Signature Lounge

Signature Lounge & Sky High

The Signature Lounge is located in the John Hancock center and a couple of floors down from the 360 Chicago.  It’s rated one of the bars you have to visit before you die lik...
Magnificent Mile Chicago

The Magnificent Mile

The Magnificent Mile is pretty much Chicago’s Rodeo Drive minus the movie stars, Royce Rolls, Beverly Hills, and California weather.  It has a sh*t load of well known brands...
Chicago Riverwalk

Chicago Riverwalk

In my opinion, Chicago Riverwalk is what makes Chicago Chicago.  It separates and distinguish Chicago from any other great city in the world. ...
The Bean aka Cloud Gate Chicago

Chicago’s Cloud Gate aka the Bean

The Cloud Gate aka the ‘Bean’ aka the Photo Op aka a Tourist Trap.  The famous sculpture of Chicago and is synonymous with the city as Michael Jordan is with the Chica...
Grant Park Chicago

Grant Park & Lake Shore Drive

Grant Park is huge and might be larger than New York’s Central Park, the same size or smaller.  It has to be one of those three....
Crinkle Fries and Smoked Shack Shake Shack

Shake Shack & The Chicago Wind Chill

Unfortunately, the East Coast West Coast beef didn’t die with 2pac and Biggie.  It’s still very much alive with In N Out and Shake Shack....
Shedd Aquarium Chicago

Shedd Aquarium & Chicago’s Giant Fish Tank

Shedd Aquarium was a little out of my age group and more suited for the 2-12 age group.  I know.  I may act like a 12 year old but it doesn’t mean I like looking at fishes ...