This is the new name for the John Hancock Center Observatory. In many ways the view here surpasses the one at Willis Tower . The...
Chicago Sports Museum
To understand Chicago's tortured sports psyche, check out the memorabilia-filled cases at this gallery beside Harry Caray's 7th Inning...
Oak Street Beach
This beach packs in bodies beautiful at the edge of downtown in the shadow of skyscrapers. Lifeguards are on duty in summer. You can...
Grab the elevator to the 96th floor of the John Hancock Center and order a beverage while looking out over the city from some 1000ft up...
Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafter
Hiding in a nondescript apartment building, Hendrickx is a local secret. Push open the bright-orange door and behold the waffles,...
140 E Walton St · interesting places nearby
Coq d’Or information
This classy joint in the Drake Hotel opened the day after Prohibition was repealed. It offers a taste of old Chicago: burgundy-colored leather booths, snazzy bartenders and bejeweled women in furs sipping Manhattans. A piano player starts tinkling the ivories around 9pm on weekends.