Dearborn St Station
Once the Chicago terminal of the Santa Fe Railroad, this 1885 building used to be the premier station for trains to and from California....
Second Franklin Building
A 1912 factory, this building shows the history of printing on its tiled facade. The roof slopes to allow for a huge skylight over the...
A classic 1891 design by Holabird & Roche, the Pontiac features the same flowing masonry surfaces as the architects’ famed Monadnock...
The Jazz Showcase, set in a gorgeous room in historic Dearborn Station, is Chicago's top club for national names. In general, local...
Lou Malnati's is one of the city's premier deep-dish pizza makers. In fact, it claims to have invented the gooey behemoth (though that's...
Loopy Yarns information
This isn't your grandma's knitting shop. Loopy Yarns caters mostly to students from the nearby Art Institute, so the books, patterns, needles, hooks and designer yarns are about as hip as they come. Beginners can learn to knit or crochet in a workshop (two hours $90, materials included).
Advanced practitioners can learn more complex techniques while making a fair-isle hat or flip-top mittens (two hours $20 to $60, materials not included). Check the website for the schedule.