Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

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Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by Jekblad » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:31 am

i'm going there for the weekend with the wife. Staying at the hilton on michigan ave.

We don't have a ton of money, but you gotta spend some so we're aware of that. thanks for any cool suggestions.
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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by Tarekith » Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:21 am

Milenium park, navy pier, Clark & Belmont, SmartBar.
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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by Android Bishop » Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:21 am

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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by ChiDJ » Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:38 pm

Chicago is one of the premiere restaurant cities in the world. Food! Food! Food!

If you're a house head, check out OHM at RedDog this Saturday. I think Justin Long is Playing.

http://maps.google.com/maps/place?hl=en ... 1175568487

Other Great Clubs: SpyBar for Electro and Techno:

http://www.spybarchicago.com/

and possibly enclave for some techno:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe ... 22+chicago

If you're more into gay trance: Check out Vision. It's in the old Limelight Castle and it's huge.

http://www.visionnightclub.com/

For a nice industrial edge:

http://www.exitchicago.com/

Or NEO:

http://www.neo-chicago.com/events.php

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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by Tarekith » Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:52 pm

Ah, Neo....
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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by ChiDJ » Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:56 pm

Tarekith wrote:Ah, Neo....
Jeff Moyer is back playing Fridays and I think Tom or Jeff Pazen is back on Saturdays jamming Wax Traxx Goodness! :D :wink:
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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by Tarekith » Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:01 pm

I miss that place, more or less lived there for years in my early twenties.
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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by john doe by choice » Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:19 pm

It's not a complete trip to Chicago without a meal at Gino's pizza.

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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by Jekblad » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:02 pm

awesome! thanks everyone, this should keep us busy for the weekend.

how about breakfast?
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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by ChiDJ » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:08 pm

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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by john doe by choice » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:41 pm

Also, if you go to Gino's, bring:

empty stomach
black sharpie (last time I was there, I seem to remember a lot of signatures on the walls)

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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by shimmy » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:53 pm

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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by outershpongolia » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:58 pm

Kinetic Playground, SmartBar, Gino's Pizza, Portillo's Hot Dogs.

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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by Jekblad » Fri Feb 19, 2010 6:54 pm

when do the clubs start hoppin? 12? 2?

never was part of the scene...
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Re: Cool stuff to do in Chicago?

Post by Jekblad » Fri Feb 19, 2010 10:29 pm

what are you supposed to do about coats at these places?

how do you wear a winter coat AND look stylish? Leave the coat at home?
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