There are three things that I remember from my 4th grade Chicago history class: Mrs. O’Leary’s cow started the Great Chicago Fire, I got an A+++ on my Fort Dearborn model, and “Chicago” was a Native American word for “bad smell”.
I’ve just returned home from a two week trip to the Midwest that included a few days in the Chicago area to visit family and friends and participate in Walk MS. Here is a slice of Chicago life for Travel Photo Thursday. The First Slice Actually, my individual serving of Malnati Chicago Classic pizza was […]
As someone who is proud to call Chicago my birthplace and former home for many years, I’ve always known that the city is one of the world’s finest cultural capitals. But as many times as I’ve passed by the old Chicago Public Library building, I never walked through the doors of what is now the […]
We’ve got a winner! This was a tough photo quiz, but Charles McCool of McCool Travel correctly identifed the building in the photo above as The Rookery Chicago. Congratulations, Charles! Charles is a travel expert who has taught others how to travel more effectively and have more fun since 1992. He has traveled to all […]