Staybridge Suites Chicago Oakbrook Terrace
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- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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Sunshine returned this morning and we started with a lovely day. We decided to explore the local area around where we are living, Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park are is famous for the St. Valentine's Day massacre, when Al Copone murdered 11 gangland rivals in a garage near where we are living, and the area was home to all of the worst criminality during the pre-war period. Now it is a nice quiet leafy suburb with lots ...
... of hotels, others stand outside bars and restaurants. People are discouraged from climbing aboard for a photo opportunity, with a fine of around $800 for those who are caught doing so. The early evening has been spent preparing dinner (for some) and watching the Green Bay Packers vs the Detroit Lions (for others). The temperature continues to drop now that the sun has set. Current reading is 2C with snow ...
... see the area without spending a fortune, while still staying in hotels like the Crowne Plaza and the Metropolitan.
But one still needs to pack for India, Nepal and the UAE.
Bug spray and towelettes
Jet lag pills
aloe vera lotion
clothespins for sink laundry
Purell sanitizer spray, wipes, and liquid!
a day ...
... to say, after the failed attempt at cheesecake we no longer needed dinner, so headed back to the hotel room. After a spot of napping, we decided that packing was probably a good idea, considering we have to meet in the lobby tomorrow morning at 4am (yes apparently that's an actual time).
I just wanna finish this post with a little bit of an overview about Chicago itself. The city itself is quite large, and the buildings are even taller. Even so, they still cover the side ...
I'm meeting my brother I for lunch at Eataly then we have tickets for tour of Wrigley Field. Can't wait. 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field. 98th anniversary of Chicago Cubs. Original Wrigley Field was built in 5 weeks. Up Took original field level bleachers and put them on rollers and rolled them back to give more room. No outfields wall. It was originally a rope. 1927 a wooden outfield wall was erected. 1916 Cubs came to ...