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    I enjoyed The Purple Pig
    https://thepurplepigchicago.com/

    Just get a shitton of cured meat and cheese samplers and then maybe get a dessert.

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    There's also of course Second City which can make for a fun night out

    I saw this cast during their last revue and they are pretty friggin great http://www.secondcity.com/shows/chic...ur-discontent/

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    I'm going to throw in my hat for restaurants for Untitled, at 111 W Kinzie. They do burlesque shows and live music in one room, fine dining in another, and america's largest whiskey bar (400 brands iirc) in the other.

    Overall great experience, food, and drinks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tyven View Post
    There's also of course Second City which can make for a fun night out

    I saw this cast during their last revue and they are pretty friggin great http://www.secondcity.com/shows/chic...ur-discontent/
    They're not playing at all the week we're there =(
    Quote Originally Posted by Byrthnoth View Post
    I enjoyed The Purple Pig
    https://thepurplepigchicago.com/

    Just get a shitton of cured meat and cheese samplers and then maybe get a dessert.
    The gf is italian so this is right up her alley, thanks!

    Quote Originally Posted by Korietsu View Post
    I'm going to throw in my hat for restaurants for Untitled, at 111 W Kinzie. They do burlesque shows and live music in one room, fine dining in another, and america's largest whiskey bar (400 brands iirc) in the other.

    Overall great experience, food, and drinks!
    The calendar isn't up for the month, but we'll check it out. thanks!

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    Some may call this lunacy but I say skip the field museum. Unless you don't have cool museums where you live.

    The Chicago Art Institute is fantastic even if you're not an art head

    The bean and millenium park are right next to the art institute and a good place to take pics. fun!

    the aquarium is lit

    never done the planetarium

    the Navy Pier is worth a quick visit if you aren't crunched for time. The ferris wheel is good times but don't expect to be able to kill more than an hour or two at the pier.

    The Wendella Boats Chicago river tour is friggin fantastic https://www.wendellaboats.com/ the other ones might be even better but I've only ever done Wendella... twice!

    and seriously you have to go to the signature lounge for at least one drink

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    also you could consider seeing a cheap burlesque show at Gorilla Tango Theater, they do spoof shows for Star Wars and Game of Thrones, maybe some others. I've only see the Star Wars one. Its in the bucktown/wicker park neighborhood which is loaded with cool restaurants and bars

    http://www.gorillatango.com/

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    Shedd Aquarium is garbage. Go to MSI. Uber there should be cheap from downtown


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    I actually haven't been to a museum in long time, same for the gf, so we might do a day of aquarium and museum. We haven't done an aquarium since we've started dating, over 5 years by the time we're in Chicago, so we definitely want to do that. The Field Museum was right next to it, so we thought it might be worth doing the CityPass and saving a few bucks on all the admission charges. It includes the skydeck and planetarium so I thought that was a good day and a half of typical tourist things.

    Anywhere to go dancing that anyone would recommend?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salodin View Post
    I actually haven't been to a museum in long time, same for the gf, so we might do a day of aquarium and museum. We haven't done an aquarium since we've started dating, over 5 years by the time we're in Chicago, so we definitely want to do that. The Field Museum was right next to it, so we thought it might be worth doing the CityPass and saving a few bucks on all the admission charges. It includes the skydeck and planetarium so I thought that was a good day and a half of typical tourist things.

    Anywhere to go dancing that anyone would recommend?
    sadly idk about the clurb

    there's a place that looks like a castle that i think has multiple clurbs in it, Went there in like 2012 with my wife back when she was just my broad. A BG local will know mo fo sho.

    A place I wanted to try that becomes a club at the end of the night is called Joy District. Never made it but looks cool http://joychicago.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by tyven View Post
    sadly idk about the clurb

    there's a place that looks like a castle that i think has multiple clurbs in it, Went there in like 2012 with my wife back when she was just my broad. A BG local will know mo fo sho.

    A place I wanted to try that becomes a club at the end of the night is called Joy District. Never made it but looks cool http://joychicago.com/
    Yea, that was just called Castle haha. It was in River North on Dearborn. Pretty sure they it's been shut down.

    Salodin, if you're up for something lowkey on a Tuesday, the g/f and I, some friends, and family hang out at Mad River Bar and Grill. They host Trivia that night, been doing it for 4?-ish years now. Can't say it will be the coolest thing you do but we hang around and drink all night, sometimes even win a little money.

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    Bumpity bump.

    Jinn or anyone else, were in chicago living it up. Anything going down this weekend we should experience?

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    Going back home next weekend. Who wants to go to the Ognen and scream "Fuck the NHL TEAM" during a Hawks game?

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