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Discussion in 'The Observation Bar' started by Lancealot, Sep 1, 2007.

  1. I'm planning a trip to Chicago the first part of December and was just wanting some suggestions for places to see and visit while I'm in town.
  2. Harp

    Harp I'll Lock Up

    :) The Art Institute (The Assumption of The Virgin) El Greco :) ;
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform Shostakovich on 12/4;
    The Joffrey Ballet performs The Nutcracker 12/12-30;
    The Moscow Ballet visits Rosemont Ctr (near O'Hare Airport) 12/9.

    ...and Dublin's Pub where the fair colleens are....;)
    ...and Kingston Mines for Blues...:)
  3. Thanks
  4. carter

    carter I'll Lock Up

    There's also a very famous painting by Georges Seurat at the Art Institute of Chicago:


    I'd suggest looking up the Art Institute on-line. You could easily spend a day (or more) there.
    One of my favorite stores in Chicago for years was Mark Shale on Michigan Avenue. You might enjoy a visit there.
  5. Nathan Flowers

    Nathan Flowers Head Bartender Staff Member

    Go see Graham at Optimo. You don't have to buy a hat (though you will really want to), but he has a neat shop.

    If it were me, I would have to visit the Field Museum too.
  6. Those two are definite. I assume they still have the lions from The Ghost and The Darkness there.
  7. Harp

    Harp I'll Lock Up

    A day spent at the Institute...:) (Lunch is available across the street) :)
  8. Grnidwitch

    Grnidwitch A-List Customer

    Yes, the lions are there. They are maneless lions and showing their age a bit. The Field Museum is great. Don't forget the Museum of Science and Industry too.

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