Travel Blogs from Northbrook
It's almost here! Time to set the Out of Office messages at work, doublecheck the packing list and ToDo list, weigh the suitcases to be sure they're within limits....
The one thing we have to be sure and do before we leave is to take a step back, take a deep breath, and think about the experience we're about to have.
I'm looking forward to that ToDo item!
Rick (and Laura)
... quickly installed bleachers and started selling tickets and selling food/drink.
The Cubs were not happy about this, naturally, so they installed some "wind screens", which just happened to be 30 feet tall and opaque green. These screens naturally killed the view from the rooftop bleachers. After some court battles, Wrigley agreed to let the rooftop bleachers operate in exchange for 17% of the proceeds from ticket sales, as well as food and beverage sales. If you want one of ...
Today was quite a day. It kind of reminded me of the ending of the movie "Big", when Tom Hanks finallly returned to his home and became a little boy again. I went back to the neighborhood where I grew up in the 40's. As I drove through the streets where I played as a little boy, the emotions just overwhelmed me. The years were stripped away and I was that little boy again. I stood in front of Foster Park elementary school, which I ...
... with a visit to a Christmas Market where gluwhein was consumed to keep the cold out (and still seems to be generating a certain glow). A stop off at the supermarket waa necessary to pick up some supplies for dinner tonight. As a postscript to the meal last night, the food was excellent and the blend of Japanese and South American was surprisingly good. Mini tacos with a sashimi filling and subtle sauce was ...
I truly thought my first weekends here would be somewhat dull
considering I've only been here a week & wouldn't know anyone.
But I couldn't have been more wrong. I had my first American
party Friday night. Realised Saturday that I will never cease to
be amazed by the candy bars at American theatres. Had my
first 'real' Mexican food Saturday night ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services