Located in Chicago, Illinois, Feet First Museum Exhibit is known for its excellence in the field of feet. The museum is divided into two galleries. The first is devoted exclusively to the feet, where visitors are invited to touch and
I came here for a one year old's birthday party in the fall. Arlington heights is a major suburb of Chicago, with numerous families, schools, and elderly. There are beautiful homes and schools. If you are a golfer (sadly I am not)
If you like excitement, this is the place for you because it's an amusement park not for the faint hearted. It's actually 2 parks: one with rides and the other aquatic. It's just outside Chicago in Gurnee. The amusement park features
This giant theme park is located in Gurnee, Illinois (halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee), near an exit of Interstate 94. It is very popular with the people from the Chicago area since it is the largest theme park in the Midwest.
I couldn't believe how big this stadium was for a college team! It would be completely unthinkable in Spain. In my case, I went there to attend my brother's graduation, but it's main use is for the American football team, the
In the United States, universities are not just campuses, they're real cities! I visited this amazing college for my brother's graduation, and found a football field, restaurants, hotels ... it's so impressive that it's worth taking a
Chicago-O'Hare International Airport is one of the two airports serving the city of Chicago. The other is the Midway International Airport, located closer to the center but with a lower volume of passengers. Located about 27km from
The Norwood Park Historical Society Museum is located in Chicago. Norwood Park's first settlers were, of course, the Native Americans. Their trails are still evident in the streets today: Higgins Road, Milwaukee Avenue and Talcott
A local historical society originally founded to coincide with the Old Edgebrook Landmark District, in Chicago. Since then they have included neighboring communities here in the northwest side of Chicago.
It is one of the first Irish cultural organizations in the United States. It is a destination for people of Irish descent as well as those wishing to learn more about the Irish heritage. There is no place like the Irish American
Loyola Dept Fine Arts Gallery is one of those places that you really love the first time you step in there. Everything is very well organized, uncomplicated to see, and no one will interrupt you. It is the best there is in the entire
This museum is dedicated to the hard work and contributions to Chicago and the world at large by the Latvian people. It has a longstanding exhibition of traditional Latvian clothes and toys. You will see antique wedding gowns, party
On this occasion, I was attending a wedding reception. This building is dedicated to housing the German Heritage Center primarily. There is a library, and a museum. There are numerous meeting rooms and halls for events.
The room we
Walking into this restaurant is the prime example of what Irish Pubs in Chicago look and feel like. When I came through the doorway I was immediately welcomed to the restaurant by lovely hosts who were stationed next to this lovely
If you're looking for a quality book shop, this one is a perfect spot and a staple to the neighborhood. They always have the friendliest faces and welcoming smiles. It's one of the rare book shops in the city where they still do book
The Swedish American Museum Center (Chicago) underwent a visually stunning renovation of its facade and lobby to improve the building's energy efficiency in 2009. It offers meatball tastings, craft classes, dance, genealogy and
Whether it is in the middle of the hot sweaty summer or below Arctic temperatures in a cold Chicago winter, walking down Clark Street in Andersonville is nothing short of enchanting. Whether you are taking the Clark street bus or the
Hopleaf is a craft beer lovers paradise. They have over 30 taps and some of which are wines on draft! Imagine drinking wine right out of the barrel! Not only do they have craft beers from all over the world but also locally. They are
Irving Park United Methodist Church is a church that includes prayer, preaching, fellowship and interactive activities. It is focused on listening to the Word of God and his call in our lives.There is a time with children during
With a beautiful built-in stage, this location is a prime spot to catch an amazing show. If you are visiting Chicago and don't have the money or time to get to the top theaters in the city, this would be a great place to check out.
National Veterans Art Museum (Chicago) was founded in the mid 1980's. The Museum houses a collection of historical artifacts that explore various aspects of the conflict of Vietnam. The visitors can learn about war through objects,
This hotel is dedicated to providing educational opportunities and services to prepare students for life in the rapidly changing global economy. It offers artistic training as well as exhibitions of various artists along educational,
The Church of Saint Vincent Ferrer is located right in the Upper East side of Manhattan on Lexington Avenue, near the corner of 66th Street. It belongs to a Dominican order and its construction took a long time before finally being
Wrigley Field is one of the stadiums in Major League Baseball. It is in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It opened in 1914. It is in Lakeview. The stadium was home to the Chicago Cubs and then until 1970, was home of the famous Chicago Bears.
The Cubs are an institution in Chicago, especially in the northern, more affluent part of the city (southern neighborhoods tend to favor the city's other baseball team, the White Sox). Around their historic stadium, Wrigley Field, a
Richard Nickel began documenting buildings in the 1950's as part of a class project directed by Aaron Siskind at the Institute of Design. Today the organization that bears his name is a nonprofit organization that manages negatives of
Unity temple is a building designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who had the opportunity to visit and feel the atmosphere of tranquility and passivity that emanates from this church. It was supposed to be designed to create
All great cities have a repertoire of unknown places, small jewels that are ignored by even their own citizens. This is the case of the great war memorial I didn't know existed and found while walking through Lincoln Park. It was
The Art Museum is located on the campus of DePaul University in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Among the collections on display in the museum are Midwest mid-century paintings, important paintings and engravings of great masters, and a strong
Many passersby may enter this store looking to buy sausages, and then leave with a box of T-shirts. The shop has been designed to look like a delicatessen, but in fact it is a shop where you can buy your own personalized t-shirts.
The term "local option" refers to the ability of a neighborhood or county to have a license to prohibit or reduce the sales of liquor. This neighborhood bar in Chicago is one of the oldest and last traditional Chicago neighborhood
This apartment building designed by Mies van der Rohe is worth a visit. Aside from being very well maintained, the lobby is gorgeous and the doormen are very charming. The look of the building stands in contrast to the griminess of
When visiting North Ave Beach, whether it is in the hot summer or dead of winter, the best path to continue down is to head over the North Ave Bridge, cross through Lincoln Park and entire into the Lincoln Park Zoo Nature Preserve
The Nature Museum is located in the City of Chicago, a place where nature is the star. Inside the museum children can experience nature and science closely, with activities and artistic projects for them to interact with nature. There
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is located in Chicago, and is a place where children can experience nature and science up close through hands-on interactive projects, storytelling, animal feeding and more. The Museum of Nature
When I first moved to Lincoln Park in Chicago, I was ready and willing to explore the entire city. every nook and cranny. Little did I know that one of my most favorite places to be in the entire city was about 100 steps from my front
Wicker Park is a small park situated in west Chicago, a district that is currently becoming a very fashionable area of the city. This neighborhood was originally inhabited by the Central European immigrant middle class and today it is
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