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How to Save Money on Your Trip to Chicago

Like most major cities, there are two sides to Chicago. There’s the pricey tourist side, the one designed to entice you to spend as much money as possible while you experience the “must-see” sights, and then there’s the other side – the side for the people who live and work in Chicago every day, and […]

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Cheap Flights to Chicago – ORD

Chicago is more than just a movie musical – you do not have to take my word for it, go and see for yourself. You will likely enter via the massive Chicago O’Hare International Airport (airport code ORD), which is located 17 miles outside downtown Chicago. O’Hare, as it is most commonly known, serves as […]

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Getting from New York City to Chicago

As two of the largest cities in the United States, Chicago and New York City are well-connected by plane, with bus and train as additional (cheaper) options for traveling between the two cities. New York City to Chicago Driving distance – 788 miles/1268 kilometers Flights Most major carriers, including Southwest, United, American, and Delta airlines […]

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Getting from Cleveland to Chicago

It’s easy to get between Chicago and Cleveland via bus, train, car or plane. Traveling by plane is the quickest and easiest option, but it is more expensive than the others.  Between train and bus, the train is a better option in this instance as, though it is slightly more expensive, is takes about an […]

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Getting from St. Louis to Chicago

Chicago and St. Louis are well-connected by a variety of transportation options. While flying is the quickest, it is usually the most expensive. Driving or taking the bus or train are much cheaper, but will take longer. The drive is all highway and through mostly farmlands – in other words, it’s not worth taking the […]

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Getting from Boston to Chicago

Boston and Chicago have a few things in common: they both have freezing cold winters and hot, humid summers; both have large, proud Irish populations; and both offer lots of history and culture than can be soaked up in a short trip. With plentiful transportation options between the two cities, it’s easy to visit one […]

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Getting from Detroit to Chicago

As two of the largest metropolitan areas in the midwest, the cities of Chicago and Detroit are well-connected by various forms of transportation. Because of the proximity of the two cities to one another, many people from the Detroit area do business or attend school in Chicago and the demand for cheap transport between the […]

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Getting from Milwaukee to Chicago

Chicago and Milwaukee are just two hours away from one another by car and it’s easy and cheap to travel between them. Inexpensive flight, bus, and train routes connect the two cities, with frequent service. Milwaukee to Chicago Driving distance – 94 miles/150 kilometers Flights Delta, United, Southwest, American, Continental, and several other airlines offer […]

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Ultimate Guide to Buena Park

Ultimate Guide to Buena Park Chicago

Chicago is often referred to as a “city of neighborhoods.” And what better neighborhood to start with than my current ‘hood: Buena Park. Buena Park is actually a sub-neighborhood of the greater Uptown neighborhood, or what is termed by Chicago as the Uptown “community area” and is located in the southeastern portion of Uptown. Buena […]

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Top Greek Restaurants in Chicago

Top Greek Restaurants in Chicago

A wise, ancient-Greek physician Hippocrates once said: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” It’s no secret that Greeks adore eating and express love through food and feeding others- often to the point of overindulgence. As I have explained to non-Greek friends: “the more you are fed, the more you are loved– […]

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