DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago Wood Dale - Elk Grove
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We touched down in Chicago late on the 4th of January. We checked into the doubletree hilton and since we were both still very tired from Vegas so we decided to have an early night and just head to a restaurant called Dao to have Thai for dinner and walking there we realised just how cold it was, minus 1 to be exact. The next day we slept in a …
... and we were off! Wow, Millennium Lark is amazing. From Crown Fountain which spurts water out the mouths of the images projected on the plinths, with peeps young and old encouraged to play in the water... through to the Bean, which I was really taken with (magical monument), to the Jay Pritzker Pavilion with its incredible design and ability to seat 11 000 patrons it is a triumph of design. And the wonderful Lurie Garden with its wild ...
... this distinction. Tonight was no different, with the Cubs losing 13 to 2. A highlight of the night was at the seventh inning stretch, where comedian Jeff Garlin (from Curb your Enthusiasm fame) lead the crown in singing "Take me out to the Ball game". Wrigley is a great venue. It is one of the last venues to have the live organ planning in between pitches and ...
... already dined at the restaurant and she reluctantly agreed to let me go up.
After 5 minutes of taking photos of the magnificent view, I headed back downstairs to take a few last pics. I headed to a vacant part of the restaurant and was again approached by the maggot who once again said I couldn't take pictures unless I was dining. What a dopey *****. Again, I explained that I had dined already but she said I had left the restaurant. My blood started ...
... front of us. Finally our stop came and we got out of there and switched back onto the Blue Line back to our hotel.
We both dressed up for the concert, Leonard Cohen, that was the original reason to travel to Chicago. The theater was close, so we drove over and parked a couple of blocks away. I was a little worried that my car might have been in the wrong place, but not that worried.
We got into the venue and found our seats just as Leonard was coming out to the ...
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