Chicago

Richard Hair richardhair at gmail.com
Fri May 23 15:09:44 EDT 2008


You must see the Museum of Holography!! http://holographiccenter.com/

Skip the Sears Tower and instead go to the 96th floor Martini Bar in
Lincoln Tower--better view, more alcohol

I've heard it's fun to see the trading floor at the MERC exchange, but it
was closed when I went.

On 5/23/08, James Hepler <hepstyle at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've never been there, but there's the Green Mill Tavern which allegedly
> features a tunnel to lake michigan which was used to smuggle alkyhol during
> prohibition.
>
> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 12:55 PM, <thegav at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello, all. I am headed to Chicago for a weekend in August. Staying 2
> > nights, catching a Cubs game, maybe doing some kinda architecture
> > tour. Other than that, I am largely ignorant. Does anyone with vast
> > Chicago experience have any advice for a curious traveler on the best
> > neighborhoods to walk, meals to eat, etc? Anything would be much
> > appreciated.
> >
> > So that this is not off-topic, I remember once when Red Star Belgrade
> > moved there. To Chicago. And I once saw a band from Chicago play in
> > Chapel Hill. The Coctails. And I saw that weird Wilco show at the Dook
> > quad. And one time in New York I sang a not-very-touching duet with a
> > large schizophrenic man/songwriter from Chicago who is, I think, now
> > deceased.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > GAVIN
> >
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