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  -We are visiting Chicago for the first time ever, what should we do? v usregimechange  Dec-04-11 10:52 AM   #0 
  - Last week we did the same thing  OriginalGeek   Dec-04-11 11:25 AM   #1 
  - When are you going?  GoCubsGo   Dec-04-11 11:35 AM   #2 
  - P.S.  GoCubsGo   Dec-04-11 11:38 AM   #3 
  - I'm going to second everything GCG said and suggest  Withywindle   Dec-04-11 01:30 PM   #6 
  - I second Buddy Guy's place.  geardaddy   Dec-05-11 03:40 PM   #41 
  - Going first of Jan 2012  usregimechange   Dec-04-11 04:10 PM   #13 
  - I Was Going To Mention The Three Museums  ProfessorGAC   Dec-10-11 07:24 AM   #62 
  - Not from Chicago, but at Christmastime if it were me, I would  rurallib   Dec-04-11 11:56 AM   #4 
  - Have sex on the subway (think "Risky Business").  HopeHoops   Dec-04-11 01:28 PM   #5 
  - It's not a subway, it's the L ("El")  KamaAina   Dec-04-11 02:28 PM   #9 
     - The El is actually a good way to get awesome views of the city really cheap.  Withywindle   Dec-04-11 05:02 PM   #16 
     - Never had the opportunity. Elevator, moving car, rest area, mall parking lot,  HopeHoops   Dec-05-11 09:26 AM   #34 
  - Public art.  elleng   Dec-04-11 01:46 PM   #7 
  - The Picasso!  Withywindle   Dec-04-11 05:12 PM   #19 
  - Walk around Millenium Park in any weather, for Christmas you gotta walk State St  riderinthestorm   Dec-04-11 01:54 PM   #8 
  - Speaking of Hyde Park....  GoCubsGo   Dec-04-11 11:13 PM   #29 
  - A visit to Chicago would not be complete without a pilgrimage to....  Brother Buzz   Dec-04-11 02:55 PM   #10 
  - What's that?  usregimechange   Dec-04-11 04:12 PM   #14 
  - Wrigley Field. n/t  Withywindle   Dec-04-11 05:05 PM   #17 
  - Elwood Blues' address  Brother Buzz   Dec-04-11 06:03 PM   #20 
  - an ivy covered burial ground  mopinko   Dec-05-11 09:52 AM   #38 
  - Oops, wrong place.  Lasher   Dec-04-11 08:01 PM   #23 
  - If you go between now and xmas eve, Christkindlmarkt  BiggJawn   Dec-04-11 03:09 PM   #11 
  - How long will you be there?  davsand   Dec-04-11 03:50 PM   #12 
  - 1 week we think  usregimechange   Dec-04-11 04:13 PM   #15 
  - Gotta hit The Billy Goat Tavern and get a T shirt.  trof   Dec-04-11 05:09 PM   #18 
  - Eat at Eds. Ed Debevics.  A HERETIC I AM   Dec-04-11 06:57 PM   #21 
  - Go hear some blues at the Kingston Mines  Major Nikon   Dec-04-11 07:36 PM   #22 
  - Visit the Museum of Science and Industry.  Lasher   Dec-04-11 08:02 PM   #24 
  - Take a day cruise around Oprah?  MilesColtrane   Dec-04-11 08:03 PM   #25 
  - If he were going during the summer...  GoCubsGo   Dec-04-11 11:17 PM   #30 
  - Play Sinatra singing  fadedrose   Dec-04-11 08:07 PM   #26 
  - "Sweet Home Chicago" is the one I think of.  davsand   Dec-05-11 09:37 AM   #35 
  - I've wanted to do that. Is it chilly now? n/t  UTUSN   Dec-04-11 08:26 PM   #27 
  - a few more neighborhoody things to do  mucifer   Dec-04-11 09:33 PM   #28 
  - Get REAL Chinese food.  Neoma   Dec-05-11 12:23 AM   #31 
  - If you're hungry when you arrive, there's an Olive Garden near the airport  petronius   Dec-05-11 02:33 AM   #32 
  - Museums  hibbing   Dec-05-11 02:36 AM   #33 
  - Gino's East  YankeyMCC   Dec-05-11 09:43 AM   #36 
  - The Best Thing to do in Chicago is Eat.  Yavin4   Dec-05-11 09:47 AM   #37 
  - the chicago cultural center, on michigan ave, has a great  mopinko   Dec-05-11 09:58 AM   #39 
  - Chicago? In January? You're gonna thank me for the best recommendation in this whole thread:  Gidney N Cloyd   Dec-05-11 03:26 PM   #40 
  - Thanks to you it looks like I can travel on foot underground from my hotel to millenium park!  usregimechange   Dec-07-11 12:26 AM   #43 
  - Thank you everyone for all the tips! Still researching and taking it in but  usregimechange   Dec-07-11 12:15 AM   #42 
  - CSO!  Withywindle   Dec-07-11 12:18 PM   #44 
  - The CTA transit card  Withywindle   Dec-07-11 07:11 PM   #47 
     - Do you know the difference between the CTA 7 day pass and the CTA/PACE 7 day pass?  usregimechange   Dec-07-11 10:14 PM   #48 
     - No, I don't know, I've never used PACE  Withywindle   Dec-08-11 02:48 PM   #49 
     - +1  fishwax   Dec-10-11 12:00 AM   #60 
  - Pizzaria Uno at Ohio and Wabash.  ohiosmith   Dec-07-11 12:24 PM   #45 
  - That metal bean thing.  cbdo2007   Dec-07-11 01:01 PM   #46 
  - I always like to hit Michigan Avenue  cherish44   Dec-09-11 10:07 AM   #50 
  - Visit the Chicago Field Museum  Enthusiast   Dec-09-11 12:44 PM   #51 
  - Already have 52% off with citypass. Going for sure.  usregimechange   Dec-09-11 10:13 PM   #52 
  - most beautiful spot in the city? by night. pictures don't really do it justice:  Gabi Hayes   Dec-09-11 11:23 PM   #53 
  - while you're there, go to the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium, both within a brisk walk.  Gabi Hayes   Dec-09-11 11:46 PM   #58 
  - cajun food: heaven on seven  Gabi Hayes   Dec-09-11 11:36 PM   #54 
  - Do what I did when I was in Chicago last year.  laconicsax   Dec-09-11 11:39 PM   #55 
  - night club: Green Mill  Gabi Hayes   Dec-09-11 11:40 PM   #56 
  - afraid of heights? try this:  Gabi Hayes   Dec-09-11 11:44 PM   #57 
  - museum of contemporary art chicago, if you like modern stuff.  Gabi Hayes   Dec-09-11 11:58 PM   #59 
  - butterfly museum! year round. don't miss!  Gabi Hayes   Dec-10-11 12:05 AM   #61 
  - Lots Of Good Ideas Here  ProfessorGAC   Dec-10-11 07:27 AM   #63 
  - Something I've always wanted to do...  cherish44   Dec-10-11 09:47 AM   #64 

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