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Tell me everything I need to know about Chicago for two Brooklyn broads

Tell me everything I need to know about Chicago for two Brooklyn broads

Old Jan 31st, 2012, 03:18 PM
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Tell me everything I need to know about Chicago for two Brooklyn broads

Hi there..

Haven't been on here in a while since having a child. But now he's 4, and I'm ready to do a weekend without my kid! With my mon! For mothers day...

We've always wanted to go to Chicago. I plan on going Friday night, so that's a done day...Saturday all day and Sunday were leaving at 530 at night.

Questions:
We don't want to rent a car. Are there cabs?
Can I get a cabs?
Where is best 4 star hotel within walking distance to magnificent mile, Michigan avenue, and Chicago art institue...which is my primary reason for going as a former art history major.

Want a great Italian restaurant within walking distance too..

Am I asking for too much?

Thanks,
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Old Jan 31st, 2012, 03:37 PM
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Are there cabs?

Yes.
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Old Jan 31st, 2012, 03:55 PM
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You will love the Art Institute. It's one of our nation's (if not the world's) best!
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Old Jan 31st, 2012, 03:56 PM
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PS: You definitely will not need a car.
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Old Jan 31st, 2012, 04:06 PM
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The Drake is at the north end of the Magnificent Mile.
http://www.thedrakehotel.com/
Plenty of public transportation in addition to the cabs.
Plan to take the elevator up to the view in the Hancock Building. Go see the fish at the Shedd Aquarium.
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Old Jan 31st, 2012, 04:39 PM
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What is your hotel and restaurant budget???
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Old Jan 31st, 2012, 05:30 PM
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Please tell us your budget..there are many wonderful hotels..Drake, Ritz, Four Seasons, etc. Go online to Hotels Chicago and take a look. What airport are you flying into? O'Hare? Take the "El" Blueline and that will take you to the Loop.
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