|| The Chicago
Children's Museum happily dedicates themselves "to
the curiosity and creativity of children ages one to twelve"
with three floors of kiddy exhibits and fun hands-on experiments.
Situated at Navy Pier on the lakefront.
your children to the wonderful architecture of Frank
Lloyd Wright with a visit to his home and study.
For info on special tours arranged for kids by kids, call
|| Youngsters will
will appreciate the Puppet Parlor situated at 1922
West Montrose Avenue. Performances are held each Saturday
and Sunday afternoon at 2:00 PM.
| If you
happen to be travelling with a "little one" and need a
baby sitter, American Childcare Services have been
around since 1974 and are licensed, bonded and insured.
Call: 312. 644.7300
and Kids Chicago)
| For tastes to truly
please a teenage palate, Hard Rock Cafe, Planet
Hollywood, Rainforest Cafe and Ed Debevic's
are the restaurants of choice .The word on the street
is that the featured food, decor, entertainment and shopping
are "very, very cool."
and Kids Chicago)
Stop and Shop
The Jazz Record Mart bills themselves as the "world's
largest jazz and blues shop." This sprawling space is
chock-full of new and second-hand selections, the salespeople
are extremely knowledgeable and Journeywomen can pick
from over a whopping 15,000 selections . Perfect gift
idea. (444 North Wabash Avenue) Tel: 312.222.1467
Stop and Nibble
As you make your way
along Michigan Avenue, you're bound to see a line-up outside
Garrett Popcorn Shop at No. 670. The Caramel Crisp
corn sold here is rated "the best in the world." Join
the cue for an instant snack bag or purchase a pack to
bring back home. This designer popcorn even has its own
website -- http://www.garrettpopcorn.com
Famous Females With
- Julia Louis
- Ann Margaret
- Mahalia Jackson
- Oprah Winfrey
- Nancy Reagan
- Ann Landers
and her sister Abby
Numbers to Know
- Chicago Office
of Tourism @ 744-2400
- Medical Referral
Service @ 670-2550
- 24-hour pharmacy
- Chicago Dental
Society @ 836-7300
- Cultural Events
Hotline @ 346-3278
- Weather Info
- Discover Illinois:
- Lonely Planet
- Chicago Tribune
newspaper (Friday edition for extensive "what's on"
- Chicago on Foot
-Walking Tours of Chicago's Architecture
- Chicago Seen
Datebook -- a free monthly guide to singles events.
(JW found our copy at Borders Bookstore).
- Kids Explore
Chicago (...if your Journeychildren come along)
- Today's Chicago
Woman (...yet another complimentary magazinewith lots
of upscale women-centered advertising)
Women's Words Chicago.....
seems to constitute, all in all, the best-looking twentieth-century
city, the city where contemporary technique has best been
matched by artistry, intelligence, and comparitively moderated
greed. No doubt about it, if style were the one gauge,
Chicago would be among the greatest of all the cities
of the world.
(Source: Jan Morris, "Boss No More,