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The Palm Court at the Drake Hotel
Award-winning Executive Chef Baasim Zafar and team serve homemade scones, delectable pastries and tea sweets prepared in house daily, reflecting locally sourced ingredients to ensure an authentically memorable experience. From the original blend of “Palm Court” tea created specifically for The Drake Hotel to the china and sterling silver service with the enchanting ambiance of the live harpist in the background, afternoon tea is truly a memorable experience for all.
Located inside the Swissôtel Chicago, The Palm is a mainstay on the Chicago Social Scene. In a town known for its steak, The Palm has more than held its own, being named one of the "Top Steakhouses" in Chicago by Chicago magazine.
The Oprah Store
This shop, near talk show star Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios offers souvenir Oprah items, lounge and luxury apparel, O Baby products and South African arts and crafts. Don't miss Oprah's Closet, with clothing once treasured by Oprah that is now offered for sale to the public.
The Olive Mountain Restaurant
The first Middle Eastern Restaurant of its kind and caliber in the area. Our food is prepared fresh daily. Offering specialties such as tabouleh, fattoush, Jerusalem, Lebanese, Mediterranean and chicken salad. We pride ourselves on our tremendous following amongst healthy eaters including many vegetarian dishes.
The Odssey II
This 850-passenger ship offers lunch and dinner cruises, plus weekend Moonlight and Sunday Jazz Brunch cruises, with live entertainment and amazing city views.
The Oaks Hotel
CITY: Burr Ridge
The Nutcracker at The Joffrey Ballet
Don’t miss the glorious Chicago holiday tradition of the Nutcracker! A grand production with Tchaikovsky’s glorious score played live by a full orchestra, this is sure to be an evening of pure enchantment.
The Noodle Cafe of Wilmette
Restaurant specializes in fresh pasta and seafood.
The Museum of Contemporary Photography - Columbia College Chicago
Exhibitions and presentations of contemporary photography are supported by grants from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs/Gallery 37, the Illinois Arts Council and the National Endowment of the Arts.
The Morton Arboretum
Magnificent, 1,700-acre museum of trees and plants from around the world. Hiking trails, paved roads, restaurant, gift shop, open-air tram and handicapped accessible facilities. A perfect place to visit this fall.
The Millennium Reserve
The Millennium Reserve stretches from downtown Chicago to the Indiana border and suburban Park Forest. It encompasses numerous neighborhoods, the Southeast lakefront, and 37 South suburban municipalities. In aggregate, the Reserve includes a collection of over 15,000 acres of open space such as parks, trails, wetlands, and forest preserves; Making it ideal for runners, bikers and kayakers alike.
The Margarita European Inn
This bed and breakfast’s original architecture dates back to 1927 and charms guests with its wood burning fireplace, French doors and vintage molding. The Inn’s 42 are each uniquely designed. Personal service is complete with a continental breakfast. Conveniently located near downtown Evanston and Northwestern University. Pensiero Ristorante is a North Shore favorite and is located on the Inn’s first floor.
The Magnificent Mile
The ritzy North Michigan Avenue shopping district boasts a dizzying array of stores, including Nordstrom, H&M, Tiffany, Chanel and the flagship Crate & Barrel store. Upscale shopping centers include Water Tower Place and The 900 Shops. In just eight blocks, you can shop at over 420 exclusive stores and boutiques, enjoy fine dining at over 200 restaurants and discover unsurpassed hospitality at over 50 hotels.
At the Lobby in the world renown Peninsula hotel, guests can enjoy a spectacular dining experience from a five star restaurant while relishing in the opulence and majesty of the space. Traditional afternoon tea is also served daily, while the weekend offers a scrumptious brunch accompanied by a string quartet.
The Kid's Table
The Kids' Table is a unique resource created with a single goal in mind: to help instill in kids a love of healthy foods. With cooking classes for tots, kids, teens, parents, and even the whole family, The Kids' Table is a fun, educational environment that gives parents the tools and information they need to get their kids eating well from the start, while encouraging and empowering kids to begin making their own healthy food choices. Our retail store offers an array of products to get parents and kids cooking together at home, as well as a variety of healthy food-themed tees, toys and children's books.
The Keg of Evanston restaurant
A friendly drinking establishment catering to the North Shore for over two decades. The Keg has a relaxed atmosphere serving everything from steak and seafood to hamburgers.
The Keg of Evanston
The Keg has a relaxed atmosphere and an inviting dance scene. Come and enjoy a meal or just drink and have a good time.
The Joffrey Ballet
The Joffrey is a world-class, Chicago-based ballet company that performs a unique repertoire encompassing masterpieces of the past and cutting-edge works. Director Gerald Arpino brings a uniquely American style of dance featuring ballets from the great choreographers of the 20th century. Many prolific choreographers have worked with the Joffrey including Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, George Balanchine, and founders Gerald Arpino and Robert Joffrey. Photo credit: Joffrey Ballet
The Joan W. and Irving B, Harris Theater for Music and Dance
The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance is a state-of-the-art facility bringing together diverseperforming companies in a 1500-seat intimate theater with fine acoustics.
The James Hotel
297 rooms. 106 suites. Seven meeting rooms. 200 nonsmoking rooms. One restaurant - David Burke's Primehouse. The Spa. 24-hour room service and concierge service. The second in a dynamic new line of hotels that Travel & Leisure named "America's sexiest." James fuses modern American comfort, service and style with state of the art technology. A multiregional Italian restaurant, JBar and The Gym, our signature fitness center, are highlights. Located at Rush & Ontario at the center of the Magnificent Mile and gateway to River North.
The Informant! - Washington & Wells El Station
The vice president of an agri-business giant is recruited by the FBI to uncover evidence of his company’s suspected illegal price-fixing. But in his zealous attempt to become the ultimate informant his lies begin to pile up and erode the secret agent world he has created for himself. Look for Alexander Calder’s giant red outdoor Flamingo sculpture as two of the movie’s main characters walk through downtown Chicago’s Federal Plaza.
The Informant! - North Avenue Beach Chess Pavilion
The Informant! - Federal Plaza
The vice president of an agri-business giant is recruited by the FBI to uncover evidence of his company’s suspected illegal price-fixing. But in his zealous attempt to become the ultimate informant his lies begin to pile up and erode the secret agent world he has created for himself. Look for Alexander Calder’s giant red outdoor Flamingo sculpture as two of the movie’s main characters walk through downtown Chicago’s Federal Plaza
The Informant! - Federal Building
The Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
Home to the Kalo Foundation of Park Ridge, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the rich artistic legacy of the city through education, advocacy, and preservation, as well as promoting the arts & crafts as an integral part of our modern lives. Based on the ideals of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, the Foundation will sponsor educational seminars, exhibits, tours, publications and special events to increase awareness and appreciation of the arts and crafts. Check the website for special events and hours.
CITY: Park Ridge
Built in the historic Williamsburg-style in 1927, the Homestead has been under family management for over 75 years. The 90-room hotel is conveniently located on a quiet residential street adjacent to Evanston’s downtown business district and Lake Michigan. Guests will enjoy a continental breakfast and garage parking during their overnight, or longer stay (rooms can be rented by the day, month or longer.) The hotel’s fine dining restaurant, Quince, serves contemporary American cuisine and Q2, the hotel’s intimate cocktail lounge, is not to be missed.
The Grove National Historic Landmark
The prairie grove, covering 123 acres of ecologically diverse prairie land, is preserved and maintained as former home of the visionary horticulturist and educator Dr. John Kennicott, who brought his family from New Orleans to settle on his land in 1836. The Grove, located in Glenview, is a National Historic Landmark and is on the National Registry of Historic Places. It offers many opportunities for educational, environmental and historical enjoyment including two historic homes, the Kennicott House and the Redfield Estate; the Grove Interpretive Center, a Native American Village, a Log Cabin, a Schoolhouse, a Wetlands Greenhouse and numerous interpretive trails.
The Grille, Oak Brook Hills Resort
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Just steps away from the 18th hole where you can relax and enjoy a light meal and refreshing beverage. Specialty drinks and all-you-can-eat Friday night fish fry
CITY: Oak Brook
The Green Door Tavern of Chicago
The Green Door Tavern of Chicago holds the 2nd oldest Liquor License in Chicago. This is a one of a kind historical Restaurant & Tavern.
The Grand Station Restaurant & Cocktails
This grand gathering place dishes up classic American comfort food complemented by a selection of grand desserts. The Grand Station, where comfort abounds in grand proportions.
CITY: Arlington Heights
The Glen Town Center
This perfectly-planned town offers beautiful shop and restaurant-lined streets—just like a European town. A 10-screen movie theater, shops including Von Maur, Hot Mama and Dick’s Sporting Goods as well as restaurants unique to the North Shore including RA Sushi, Jameson’s Charhouse and Ted’s Montana Grill. The Glen Town Center is also home to the Kohl Children’s Museum, a leading institution for hands-on, interactive learning.
The Glen Club
Come for business, stay for golf. The Glen Club has 21 overnight rooms featuring unique layouts and elegant fixtures including historic photographs from Chicago's famous Golf Clubs. Dine on delicious American fare at "The Grill" or host your corporate events in our elegant ballroom seating up to 230, or our stately meeting rooms. Visit the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame. Designed by renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio, the Glen Club's golf course features rolling terrain with dramatic elevation changes, meandering lakes and streams and stunning vistas.
The Gene Siskel Film Center-School of the Art Institute of Chicago
One of the largest and most comprehensive programs of its kind in the country, the center presents premieres of new American and foreign films, revivals of classics, retrospectives, independent productions, and festivals of international scope.
The Garden Cafe & Lounge, Doubletree Hotel
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Pasta and salad bar for lunch, weekdays. Steaks, chops and poultry dishes for dinner in a casual atmosphere.
CITY: Wood Dale
The Gage Chicago
Chicago's first and only Gastro Tavern. High-quality food, a step above pub grub, in a relaxed atmosphere. Menu complemented by assortment of international beers, wines and liquors and our specialty Irish whiskeys.
The Fugitive - Hilton Chicago
This crime thriller involves an eminent surgeon who is wrongly accused of murdering his wife and is pursued by a relentless U.S. Marshal. The film was shot around the city, including scenes at the majestic Hilton Chicago (which was the largest hotel in the world when it opened in 1927), downtown Daley Plaza (the site of numerous outdoor events year round, ranging from Pumpkin Plaza in October to Christkindlmarket during the holidays), the L train (named for the elevated tracks that encircle the city) and even a foot chase through a parade.
The Fugitive - Daley Plaza
The Fudge Pot
The Fudge Pot in Chicago provides delicious chocolate, daily. Their specialists’ work around the clock making sure only the sweetest covered strawberries, apples and nuts are provided. Take your pick of famous toffees, award winning fudge and chocolate bars. You can always expect only the tastiest treats at The Fudge Pot.
The Friends of the Indian Boundary Prairies
Located only 26 miles southwest of Chicago. Over 200 acres of pristine Illinois native prairie, much like the area was pre-settlement. Wildflowers, birds, butterflies abound! Prairie slide shows and tours available with advanced notice.
The Fireplace Inn
Main dining room has a ski lodge atmosphere. Exposed brick walls. All season outdoor garden. Seventeen TVs for all major sporting events.
The Field Museum
Discover Sue, the largest and most complete T. rex ever found! At the Field Museum you can also get a bug's-eye view in the Underground Adventure, descend into an Egyptian tomb, be dazzled in the Hall of Gems, come nose to nose with the infamous man-eating lions of Tsavo, and walk among dinosaurs in Evolving Planet.
The Drake Hotel
The Drake is a cityscape landmark and has been a symbol of white glove elegance for eighty years. The pride of all Chicagoans, it has been the first choice of celebrities and Heads of State since its opening in 1920. Scenes from several movies were filmed at The Drake Hotel including Risky Business, My Best Friend's Wedding, What Women Want, Continental Divide, Flags of Our Fathers and Wicker Park were filmed at the hotel.
The Doughnut Vault
The Doughnut Vault serves up piping-hot, fat and delicious doughnuts... Tuesdays-Friday starting at 8:00am until we run out. And Saturdays at 9:30am until we run out.
The Dome at the Ballpark
Seventy-mile per hour riseballs, 240-foot frozen ropes, soft hands and lightning-quick reactions all wound into seven feverish innings of gritty, gutsy, fast-paced action. Welcome to hard-hittin', fast-pitchin', affordable family fun. Welcome to National Pro Fastpitch! Come out and chear on the teams!
The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show
Tickets are only $59.95. Show runs every Saturday night. Includes a four-course sit-down dinner, full bar, clues and prizes for the Top Detective.
The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton
Award winning cuisine featuring one of the country's most extensive wine lists and warm attentive service in a classic setting.
The Dilemma - United Center
The Dilemma - The Green Mill
The Dilemma - Garfield Park Conservatory
The Dearborn Observatory
The Dearborn Observatory is open for limited public viewing via the historic 18.5" refracting telescope every Friday night from 9-11pm. Advance reservations required.
The Dark Knight - Twin Anchors Restaurant & Tavern
The Dark Knight - Richard J. Daley Center
The Dark Knight - Old Brach's Candy Factory
The Dark Knight - Navy Pier
The Dark Knight - Hotel 71
The Curragh Irish Pub
A traditional Irish Pub in Downtown Skokie serving time-honored traditional Irish fare including Guinness Fish & Chips, Corned Beef & Cabbage and Shepherd’s Pie just to name a few as well as pub favorites such as hamburgers and sandwiches. Smaller Pub Bites include the Hummus & Crispy Pita Plate, Spinach & Artichoke Dip and Chicken Quesadillas. Watch a game on their large TVs or enjoy a meal and a drink on the outdoor patio.
The Corner Pocket
Cozy neighborhood billiards lounge.
The Corner Chef
Corner Chef turns a casual meal into a special occasion. Our gourmet delivery menus offers a variety of boxed meals, warm and cold buffets and an assortment of hors d'oeuvres. We specialize in fresh, delicious food delivered on time.
The Competitive Foot
The first athletic shoe store in Illinois features over 200 styles of shoes. Men, women, and children's shoes by Nike, Saucony, New Balance, Converse, Adidas, Teva, Birkenstock, Asics, Crocs, Reef, Brooks, Mizuno and Merrell. Apparel and Accessories. Open 7 days a week, Monday & Thursday till 8pm.
CITY: Oak Park
The Cheesecake Factory - Old Orchard Shopping Center
The Cheesecake Factory serves much more than cheesecake. It is a unique restaurant offering over 200 menu items.
The Champagne Lodge & Luxury Suites
The Champagne Lodge is an independent boutique hotel featuring luxury spa suites that offer seclusion and privacy while pampering you with all of the contemporary conveniences of modern design. Private, irresistibly convenient, yet a world away from the everyday.
The Capital Grille
The Capital Grille serves dry-aged steaks, North Atlantic lobster, fresh seafood and an award-winning wine list.
The Capital Grille
The Capital Grille is nationally known for its hand-carved steak selections, award-winning wine list, professional service and an atmosphere of relaxed elegance. Steaks are dry-aged on site for 14 days and hand-sculpted to maximize flavor and tenderness.
The Call Bar
This dance bar, located in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood, plays music that ranges from retro to pop and show tunes. Themed video nights include Britney Spears videos all evening long on the last Friday of the month.
The Buckingham Athletic Club
21 rooms. Three suites. Majority non-smoking rooms. Indoor pool. On-site health club. Limited room service. Complimentary continental breakfast 6am-10:30am, cleaning service, high speed internet. Located in the heart of Chicago's financial district.
The Bristol offers a seasonal Midwestern menu with Mediterranean roots. The diverse menu includes bar snacks, daily specials, and rotating chalkboard specials of salami, charcuterie and other sustainable foodstuffs. Besides being an English port city, a "bristol" is also defined as a place where friends and neighbors meet. The latter is the intent of the folks at The Bristol. The team behind the restaurant looks to make this spot both a regular stop for locals and a destination where those who hanker for simple rustic cuisine with world-class beers and wines can relax and make merry. Does not accept reservations.
The Break-Up - Wrigley Field
The Break-Up - Riviera Theatre
The Break-Up - North Ave. Beach bike path
The Break-Up - Fireside Bowl
The Book Table
Over 60,000 discounted new and used titles. All books in the store are at least 20% off the cover price -- the majority of titles are 40% to 50% off. Particular strengths in art, photography, architecture, literature, history and kids books.
CITY: Oak Park
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
A North Shore institution, The Book Stall is one of the leading independent bookstores in the Chicagoland area. This general trade book store has a reputation for trustworthy customer service, numerous author appearances throughout the year, and a highly popular monthly newsletter with a distribution of 8,500.
Either chill out or cheer on your favorite sports team at this classy but casual Evanston restaurant/bar.
The Blues Brothers- South Shore Cultural Center
In this comedy classic set in Chicago, the Blues Brothers are on a "mission from God" to save the Catholic home where they were raised by putting together their old blues band for a fundraising concert. One of the most memorable scenes is a car chase that ends with the pair crashing their Bluesmobile into Chicago's Daley Center. Although the interiors for the Blues Brothers' concert were shot at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, the exterior is actually Chicago's South Shore Cultural Center, a beautifully restored historic landmark that offers arts programs.
The Blues Brothers- Daley Center
The Blackstone - A Renaissance Hotel
Among downtown Chicago hotels, the Renaissance Blackstone stands out as one of the finest, most elegant historic hotels. Near Grant Park and a mere 3 blocks from Michigan Lake, our distinguished guests find themselves in the most convenient location for visiting Chicago's celebrated sights. The Chicago Institute of Art, Navy Pier, Millennium Park and the Field Museum are all within minutes of our Chicago hotel. 332 rooms. 12 suites. 10 meeting rooms. One restaurant. Exercise facilities. Business center. Room service.
The Black Ensemble Theater
The Black Ensemble Theater is a dynamic organization described as a local cornerstone, a national treasure and an international success. It has launched over 100 productions and employed over 5,000 artists since its inception. Annually 50,000 patrons experience its musical theater and it has become one of the most prominant African-American theater companies in the nation.
Continental cuisine. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Features an open-air kitchen.
The Bagel Restaurant and Deli
Come in and enjoy matzo ball soup or lox and bagels at this delicious restaurant and deli located in Old Orchard.
The Babe - Wrigley Field
The life of legendary baseball star Babe Ruth is the focus of this biopic. The Danville Stadium (home to the present-day Danville Dans college baseball team) was used to portray Fenway Park and Forbes Field in the film. Wrigley Field in Chicago was used to represent all of the other baseball parks featured in the movie. Cubs fans can tell the location just by looking at how the grass is distinctively cut near first and third bases.
The Aviary in Chicago, with its award winning bar program, is where cocktails and service are given the same attention to detail as a four-star restaurant; where bartenders are trained as chefs; where the produce and herbs are carefully sourced and procured fresh daily; where the name and branding of the spirit mixed is less important than its actual flavor; where innovation and tradition are both honored. The Aviary is owned and operated by chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas, and is open from Wednesday to Sunday starting at 6PM
The Arts Center
This magnificent Neoclassical architectural gem features a 700-seat auditorium and the Ernest Hemingway Museum.
CITY: Oak Park
The Artistic Home Theatre
The Artistic Home creates theatre and film that explores and celebrates the truth within us. Through extraordinary acting, we seek to ignite an audience’s imagination, to reach deep into the primal to send tremors through the intellect, to give birth to unforgettable moments by working in an intimate space, to touch audiences who are increasingly distanced from human contact. We readdress the classics and explore new works with passion. We give artists a home where they can shape, develop and strengthen their artistic voice.
The Actors Gymnasium
Since 1995, The Actors Gymnasium has been guided by the vision of a revitalized American theatre: one with performances as thrilling as a rock concert, and as mesmerizing as the circus. To that end, we have dedicated ourselves to the education and development of multi-skilled, physical-theatre artists.
The 3rd Coast Cafe and Wine Bar
Located in the heart of the historic Gold Coast since 1985, a must for visitors wanting a local experience. This gem is unrivaled in ambiance. Extensive menu with breakfast all day, full bar, serving late night. Live music nightly!
That Little Mexican Cafe
Specializing in authentic Mexican cuisine, along with a fun, casual atmosphere. Fabulous bar and impressive tequila list.
From Pad Thai to curry, Thai Sookdee offers a generous portions. Numerous vegetarian options. Delivery starts at 5pm.
Texas de Brazil
An award winning upscale Brazilian steakhouse featuring an extravagant 50 item salad area and various cuts of beef, chicken, lamb, pork and Brazilian sausage to sample from until you beg for mercy.
Located in the new Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago, the highly anticipated Terzo Piano is a must-stop for lunch and Thursday dinner. It features the signature cuisine of Chef Tony Mantuano, who has been delighting Chicagoans for years at the four-star Italian restaurant, Spiaggia. The food is all fresh, local, organic and sustainably produced. There is even an authentic cava di stagionatura (cheese cave), where some of America's most interesting artisanal cheeses are kept at ideal temperature and humidity. Outside you can dine al fresco on the covered piazza, while enjoying spectacular views of Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue and the Bluhm Family Terrace.
Full service restaurant located on Wilmette Golf Course.
This property has 35 guest rooms and 3 suites. Other amenities include free parking, Wi-Fi access and non-smoking rooms.
CITY: Oak Forest
Terra Museum Of American Art
The Terra Foundation for the Arts Collection encompasses nearly 700 American works of art.
American cuisine. Casual dress code. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Average cost per meal: $12-15.
CITY: Burr Ridge
Ten Thousand Villages
Experience exquisite, handcrafted jewelry, clothing, home decor and gifts from around the world. Invest in education, housing and hope for villages in 33 countries. Each store operates as a cooperative with its own board of directors, and provides vital, fair income to people in developing countries by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories.
CITY: Oak Park
Ten Thousand Villages
From rings to rain sticks, from table linens to toys and games, it's all here. Sales benefit thousands of disadvantaged artisans worldwide. Stop by to sample the delicious fair trade coffee!
This lesbian bar features a huge dance floor with a stage, Sunday karaoke, live bands and Boys Night on Tuesdays with male dancers.
CITY: Franklin Park