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Not For Tourists Guide to Chicago 2020

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Not For Tourists Guide to Chicago 2020

Not For Tourists Guide to Chicago 2020 by Not for Tourists
English | October 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1510747060 | 336 pages | EPUB | 64.34 MB

The Not For Tourists Guide to Chicago is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood dream guide that divides Chi-Town into sixty mapped neighborhoods from Gold Coast and Lincoln Park to Wrigleyville and Lakeview. Designed to lighten the load of already street-savvy locals, commuters, business travelers, and yes, tourists too, every map is dotted with user-friendly NFT icons that plot the nearest essential services and entertainment locations, while providing important information on things like kid-friendly activities, public transportation, restaurants, bars, and Chicago's art scene.

All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

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All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago by Ethan Mordden
English | September 16th, 2019 | ISBN: 0190651792 | 272 pages | EPUB | 4.06 MB

In 1975, the Broadway musical Chicago brought together a host of memes and myths - the gleefully subversive character of American musical comedy, the reckless glamour of the big-city newspaper, the mad decade of the 1920s, the work of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon (two of the greatest talents in the musical's history), and the Wild West gangsterville that was the city of Chicago itself. The tale of a young woman who murders her departing lover and then tricks the jury into letting her off, Chicago seemed too blunt and cynical at first.

A Shoppers' Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown

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A Shoppers' Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown

A Shoppers' Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown by Emily Remus
English | April 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 0674987276 | 304 pages | EPUB | 46.35 MB

How women in turn-of-the-century Chicago used their consumer power to challenge male domination of public spaces and stake their own claim to downtown.

But Can I Start a Sentence with "But"?: Advice from the Chicago Style Q&A (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)

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But Can I Start a Sentence with "But"?: Advice from the Chicago Style Q&A (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)

But Can I Start a Sentence with "But"?: Advice from the Chicago Style Q&A (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) by The University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff
English | April 18th, 2016 | ISBN: 022637064X | 112 pages | EPUB | 0.37 MB

Q. Is it "happy medium" or "happy median"? My author writes: "We would all be much better served as stewards of finite public funds if we could find that happy median where trust reigns supreme." Thanks!

Lost Restaurants of Chicago (American Palate)

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Lost Restaurants of Chicago (American Palate)

Lost Restaurants of Chicago (American Palate) by Greg Borzo
English | December 3rd, 2018 | ISBN: 1625859333, 1540237060 | 224 pages | EPUB | 8.01 MB

Many of Chicago's greatest or most unusual restaurants are "no longer taking reservations," but they're definitely not forgotten. From steakhouses to delis, these dining destinations attracted movie stars, fed the hungry, launched nationwide trends and created a smorgasbord of culinary choices. Stretching across almost two centuries of memorable service and adventurous menus, this book revisits the institutions entrusted with the city's special occasions. Noted author Greg Borzo dishes out course after course of fondly remembered fare, from Maxim's to Charlie Trotter's and Trader Vic's to the Blackhawk.