New Chicago Local Guide App

February 27, 2012 at 8:48 pmCategory:Uncategorized

Chicago Local Guide App

Hey, I’m always on the lookout for new things that help out new-in-town Chicago residents.  I recently came across this fantastic Android app that’s perfect for people who just moved to Chicago and still great for those of us who already live here. Chicago Local Guide is designed to help local Chicagoans (as well as Read the Rest…

How to Talk Like a Chicagoan

February 23, 2012 at 6:16 pmCategory:Moving to Chicago | Moving to Chicago: Meeting People

Accidental Unfortunate Gesture

photo credit: TheeErin Whether you have recently moved to Chicago or you are a spy working undercover here, you need to learn how to speak to a Chicagoan to fit in.  For those new to Chicago, you’ll be sure to notice differences in the way we speak, the words we use, and the subjects we Read the Rest…

Top 10 Cafes in Chicago

February 13, 2012 at 11:50 pmCategory:Chicago Food | Places to Go in Chicago

Everyone new to Chicago should visit Caffe Street

Forget about Seattle, Chicago is actually the most caffeinated city in America. With average Chicagoans spending nearly three times the national average at coffeehouses, it’s no surprise that the Windy City is home to some unique cafes. For those new to Chicago, you must pay patronage to the java gods by getting your caffeine buzz Read the Rest…

Top 5 Best Things About “Yo Joe!”

September 20, 2011 at 2:01 pmCategory:Places to Go in Chicago | Uncategorized

Yo Joe - A Real American Hip Hop Musical

I was recently invited to see “Yo Joe!  A Real American Hip-Hop Musical” at Chemically Imbalanced Comedy and found it so indelible I had to share it with my new in town readers.  The musical, if you hadn’t guessed, is based off a certain 80s cartoon and lines of action figures, but, for reasons of Read the Rest…

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