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    Shopping

    Uniqlo

    830 N Michigan Ave

    Clothing retailer producing a collection of casual wear & accessories for men, women & children. 10 min transit.

    Entertainment

    Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

    220 E Chicago Ave

    The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945. 9 min transit.

    Entertainment

    Museum of Science and Industry

    5700 S Lake Shore Dr

    MSI is the Western Hemisphere's largest science museum, with 14 acres of "wow" moments that last a lifetime. 31 min transit.

    Culture

    Frederick C. Robie House

    5757 S Woodlawn Ave

    The Robie House on the University of Chicago campus is considered one of the most important buildings in the history of American architecture,

    Drink

    C.C. Ferns

    2806 W Augusta Blvd

    Hip coffeehouse for espressos & lattes plus boozy java drinks & wine in retro digs with donuts too. 37 min trans.

    Shopping

    Sir & Madame

    5225 S Harper Ct

    Casual & vintage-inspired clothing, accessories & shoes for women, men & kids in relaxed environment. 33 min transit.

    Shopping

    Penguin Foot Pottery

    2514 W Armitage Ave

    A pottery studio offering classes, workshops and custom commissioned ceramics. A place for clay, fun and ceramics. 30 min transit.

    Shopping

    Rider For Life

    1115 W Lake St

    Boutique shop that offers a number of unique products ranging from clothing, interior goods and jewelry. 22 min transit.

    Shopping

    Pilsen Community Books

    1102 W 18th St

    New and used community bookstore, proceeds support literacy efforts in Chicago. 35 min transit.

    Shopping

    Knee Deep Vintage

    1219 W 18th St

    Cozy spot to dig through the racks for used clothing & housewares plus modern & retro furniture. 37 min transit.

    Shopping

    Humboldt House

    1045 N California Ave

    Vintage modern home shop featuring mid century furniture, home and bar accessories. 39 min transit.

    Culture

    Wabash Arts Corridor

    635 S Wabash Ave

    The WAC is an urban lab for creative expression, innovation and excellence in the arts. 11 min transit.

    Culture

    Galerie F

    2415 N Milwaukee Ave

    Gallery & store with an extensive inventory of silkscreen gig posters, art prints & street art. 34 min transit.

    Entertainment

    Garfield Park Conservatory

    300 N Central Park Ave

    184-acre park with a swimming pool, fishing lagoon, athletic fields, tennis courts & more. 28 min transit.

    Entertainment

    SAT NAM Yoga

    1304 W Washington Blvd

    Kundalini, Vinyasa & other classic yoga classes are the specialty at this sunlit, calming studio. 31 min transit.

    Food

    Nini's Deli

    543 N Noble St

    Casual deli featuring multi-ethnic sandwiches, with Cuban steak, falafel, empanadas, hummus & pita. 21 min transit.

    Drink

    Sportsman's Club

    948 N Western Ave

    Cash-only hangout featuring a taxidermy theme, table games & a rotating list of cocktails & beer. 38 min trans.

    Drink

    The California Clipper

    1002 N California Ave

    Circa-1937 bar with a revamped yet still retro space & a huge list of old-fashioned cocktails. 37 min trans.

    Shopping

    Fat Tiger Workshop

    836 N Milwaukee Ave

    Hip, compact shop carrying exclusive, contemporary streetwear & accessories for men & women. 25 min transit.

    Food

    Dylan's Candy Bar

    445 N. Michigan Ave

    Whimsical candy shop offering a wide selection of chocolates & novelties plus personalized gifts. 5 min walk.

    Entertainment

    CHILL Meditation + Massage

    222 W Kinzie St

    Chicago's modern wellness concept. Located in River North, next to the Merchandise Mart. Come in, leave less stressed. 11 min transit.

    Culture

    Chicago Cultural Center

    78 E Washington St

    Drawn by its beauty and the fabulous free public events, the Cultural Center is one of the most visited attractions. 13 min transit.

    Shopping

    Asrai Garden

    1935 W North Ave

    Floral boutique with a vintage feel offering artistic arrangements plus bath items & handmade gifts. 28 min transit.

    Food

    3 Arts Club Cafe

    1300 N Dearborn St

    The 3 Arts Club Café offers a curated menu inspired by Northern California and Mediterranean cuisine. 10 min transit.

    Shopping

    Water Tower Place

    835 N Michigan Ave

    Water Tower Place is a Chicago landmark on the Magnificent Mile and renowned for its vast selection of over 100 stores. 9 min transit.

    Food

    Cafe Integral

    19 E Ohio St

    Café Integral offers a superlative cafe experience, making it a go-to coffee spot in Chicago.

    Drink

    Broken Shaker

    19 E Ohio St

    Expect the perfect blend of ingredients and international flavors from Tales of the Cocktail’s “Best Hotel Bar” in our lobby.