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Posts from July 2018

Whether your thing is food or film, music or museums, Frank Lloyd Wright or wildlife, Chicago’s fall line up of new and annual tours, attractions and events will leave you wide-eyed and filled with a sense of wanderlust.

Chicago is renowned the world over for its theater and improv. The Second City, for one, is famed for its improv alums, including Tina Fey, Chris Farley, Stephen Colbert, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and John Belushi. There’s also Broadway in Chicago, which brings blockbuster shows such as Hamilton and Tootsie to the city, and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, featuring vibrant, award-winning interpretations of The Bard’s work. And let’s not forget Steppenwolf,  with acclaimed ensemble members that include Gary Sinise and John Malkovich. 

It’s a little mind-blowing arriving on the site of Chicago’s Museum Campus. Gorgeous neoclassical buildings set within verdant landscapes, and the gentle lapping of Lake Michigan’s waves make this a dream-like excursion to the realm of history, nature, science and culture. 

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