Chicago River Canoe & Kayak
The launch point is about 2 miles north of downtown, so it’s better for beginners (ie away from traffic). Guided trips, like the...
Lillstreet Art Center
Fire up the saws, kilns, easels and other arty implements at Lillstreet’s glass-blowing, block-printing, painting, pottery and...
Pay homage to Lincoln Square's German roots at the stalwart Huettenbar. The kitschy, wood-paneled ambience is straight out of the Black...
Chicago has a lot of French bistros sprinkled around, but not many perfect the balance of fine but unfussy dining in a sophisticated but...
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Lonely Planet review
This charming independent shop is better described for what it does not carry – no Barbies, Harry Potter books or trendy kiddie togs. Instead you’ll find high-quality, old-fashioned toys, many of which are made in Germany or other European countries. Have fun playing with the bug magnifiers, microscopes, glitter balls and wooden spinning tops.