This page is updated regularly. These are my personal notes on where to eat, what to see and do, and where to stay, plus some additional reference material and historical information. It’s everything you need to know about Chicago!

WHERE TO EAT

THE LOOP

WEST LOOP

RIVER NORTH

THE GOLD COAST

CHICAGO RIVERWALK

LINCOLN PARK

OLD TOWN

RIVER WEST

FULTON MARKET

WICKER PARK/BUCKTOWN

WRIGLEYVILLE

SOUTH LOOP

LOGAN SQUARE

CATERING


THINGS TO DO


REFERENCE LINKS/GENERAL INFORMATION


WHERE TO STAY


FAVORITE BUILDINGS (year opened)


BOOKS


CHICAGO HISTORY