I just made a first visit to Chicago. It was primarily to attend An Event Apart but I was lucky enough to have a little time to check out the city, too.
Firstly I want to thank all the friends who provided tips for things to do and see in The Windy City – Aleks, Susan, Jenny, Lucy, Alan and Karen, Collette etc – cheers!
I also got the chance to catch up with old friend Nick Calingaert AKA Common Factor, a lovely guy and talented producer who DJed for me and my friends at a couple of our club nights back in the early 00s.
We only had a few days, but I felt we managed to cram in some good stuff. Here’s a summary of the highlights.
Eating out #
- Swift & Sons
- Chicago Athletic Club (with its appropriately posh tag-line “Dine and Libate”…)
Record Shopping #
Cool Neighbourhoods #
Culture / History #
Things to do #
And if we’d had more time… #
When in Chicago, buy #house
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