963-Chicago, IL

Janine and I visited Chicago over Thanksgiving. The city was alive with holiday tourists and shoppers. We tried to avoid most of that crap instead visiting many of her old haunts along the way as we walked the city. Here are a few cool things we saw.

963-Chicago9Big brother is always watching in Chicago.

963-Chicago8Trying to be Japanese with her “V” sign.

963-Chicago7Great old clock on the corner of the Macy’s store.

963-Chicago5This is the ceiling in the Chicago Macy’s store. A few years ago it housed a huge Christmas tree. Budget concerns and competition have ended that tradition.

963-Chicago4Allsaints Spitalfields is a hippster clothing store based in London.

963-Chicago3This store front looked unassuming, but when you looked closer you saw a collection of hundreds of sewing machines.

963-Chicago2Ferris wheel on the Navy Pier.

963-Chicago1Ceiling in the Palmer House hotel.


963-ChicagoWe ate lunch in this old-school Chicago eatery in the heart of downtown.