Residence Inn Chicago Midway
Travel Blogs from Bedford Park
... for a place to sleep as I really did not want to repeat the all nighter / pass out in the park option. A friend of mine back home, Steve, gave me his sisters (Jens) number who lives here in Chicago, so I gave her a call. She was unable to offer me a bed, but said her neighbor could, and she would pick me up downtown. I walked to where she told me, and a cop started shouting my name. I was very confused for a second until I realized the cop ...
... that I may be back. I think we all know that I will be.
That's it, the extent of my shopping is done for the day. I've walked a fair distance today and decide that on my way back to the apartment I deserve a treat. I stop in at the Corner Bakery Cafe and get a chocolate cream cheese brownie. Oh yes, it was as good as it sounds. I actually had to eat it in stages due to it being so rich.
Dinner of mac and cheese and a relax before bed. Nice day planned ...
... I finally noticed that the park was surrounded by bricks - they basically make up the surrounding ground where, in most ball parks, you'd probably see concrete. What was amazing about these bricks were that people had actually had things engraved on them. It really adds to the charm and history of this old stadium. I hope they don't change too much! Final score: Cubs 3 - 4 ...
Well all went well with our connection with Jordan in Chicago. We are all so happy to be on this long awaited vacation. Thanks Matt Lennon for getting us to our terminal. Mike booked us with the emergency row seats for more leg room - NOT - we had the 4 middle seats across from the emergency row, so we had the same cramped leg room as everyone else! Nice try Mike! The flight was great, really smooth, but sleeping on the plan was only possible for Mike. He kept ...
... had daytime viewing of snow-covered salt lakes and plains surrounded by mountain ranges right through Utah and Nevada. A final 'smoking' stop at Reno, before our third dusk on the Zephyr as we passed through the Sierras, with more pines to book-end the deserts in between, and descended into California. The final few hours as we approached Emeryville passed slowly, but eventually we made it at about 10pm, tipped our hostess, found a large enough taxi and drove ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed