Category Archives: Chicago North



Near North Side

River North / Streeterville / Magnificent Mile

Magnificent Mile: is a stretch of North Michigan Avenue between the Chicago River and Oak Street in Streeterville. Although actually about three-quarters of a mile, it's called the Magnificent Mile.

Streeterville:  The easternmost neighborhood to the north of the Chicago River. It is bound by the Chicago River on the...

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May 14, 2013: Trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden

I love flowers!!! Spread over 385-acre area, Chicago Botanic Garden is one of my favorite spots in Chicago. It's really a plant museum, with about 26 theme gardens. Some of my favorites being, Bulb Garden, Rose Garden, Sensory Garden, Native Plant Garden and Circle Garden. In this trip, I wanted to enjoy the flowers and...

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