|The Night Life is the Good Life
- Chicago, IL
Dairy Foods, Oct 15, 1999 by: Gerry
"The night life ain't no good life, but it's my life,"
B.B. King sings in the Willie Nelson-penned "Night
Life." Obviously the legendary bluesman wasn't thinking
Especially after a day-long, on-the-dogs experience at
Worldwide Food Expo, night time is indeed the right time
for some well-deserved R&R...just don't make it too
late (unless you literally want to hit the show floor
the next morning).
The city offers action extending from theaters to music
clubs to taverns and beyond, opening the door to all kinds
of evening-time excitement.
In particular, Chicago boasts an explosive music scene,
punctuated by a roster of authentic blues clubs (and no,
House of Blues isn't one of them) that showcase some of
the biggest names and premium talent to hit a stage anyplace.
Mini-Guide to Chicago, Illinois
by: eTravelogue.com - America's Online Road Trip Planner
The main city of Illinois offers plenty to do, whether
you're looking to visit, or planning to make Chicago your
new home. Come and watch the magic of the Chicago Bulls,
enjoy a White Sox game, or try to beat the curse of the
Educate yourself in the Harold Washington Library Center,
the world's larges public library which holds two million
books, or visit the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio,
which took thirteen years to restore. Enjoy the view of
the Windy City from the 103rd floor of the Skydeck in
the Sears Tower, or take a walk on the open-air sky walk
at the Hancock Observatory, where you can view as far
as Wisconsin, Michigan, and Indiana.
Take the kids to the Brookfield Zoo where they can see
over two thousand animals, or have a robot guide you through
the history of Chicago on the Time Escape ride at Navy
Pier. The Chicago Air and Water Show is a free show every
August that showcases the Navy Blue Angels, but if you
want to spend some money, the Magnificent Mile is a one-mile
stretch of land that hosts 460 shops.
The Chicago Cultural Center hosts numerous shows throughout
the year, but no visit to Chicago would be complete without
taking in a show at the world famous Apollo Theater. With
forty museums and over six thousand restaurants, it's
hard to be bored in Chicago. It's even harder to do everything
worthwhile in one trip.
Start planning your second visit now!
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