Residence Inn Chicago Downtown / River North
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Hours after we landed in Chicago we got the phone call that our house sale had recorded. Time to celebrate. We had an amazing time with the Aherns, Mike Kelly, Bob and the wonderful people of Chicago!! Yes, all of them.
... a giant 3d bean shaped mirror that reflects the whole city on it. Unfortunately it was still raining at this point so wasn't at its finest exactly but it was still amazing to see. We also saw these water features that light up colours on the outside with water flowing down over them. Then of particular sides they have massive faces shown that move and change as well. Next on the agenda was a fountain that lights up and has a ...
... The lift makes your ears pop, and the views are pretty casually amazing of the city and lake. Also great is the apartment block on the other side of the street where you can nose in on other peoples lives (as I'm sure they nose in on yours). Luggage down and pyjamas on, Sarah recommends we experience our first real taste of Chicago cuisine: the pizza pie from one of Chicago's most famous pizzerias- Giordanos; supposedly the creator of the Chicago stuffed pizza. ...
... us fall in love with Chicago, its people and its landmarks. Now I can’t remember everything she said, not without some visual reminders, but I will do my best to share some of the fun facts she imparted on us. She started the tour by talking about the centerpiece of Chicago, the Chicago River. The Chicago River has been important to many people over many years but its appearance and use has varied with each community. It wasn’t until 1770 when Jean Baptiste Pointe ...
... for the game.
The players all came out from the right of where I was sitting with the usual American razzamatazz of a drumline, music and fireworks (sadly no cheerleaders as the Bears don't have any). Despite being a pre-season game the starters played the entire first quarter and there were a lot of positives that will make the upcoming season quite interesting. Matt Forte was his usual formidable self, Devin Hester looked like he was back to his best on returns now ...
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