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Oh La La, Lakeview

I’m a bit of a Francophile, and with Bastille day upon us I wanted to let our guests of the Old Chicago Inn know about some local ways to celebrate all things French this weekend.   If you want to learn about French culture, a visit to L’École Française, right around the corner at 3349 N Clark [...]

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Bring Your Shades and Sunscreen

Bring your shades and sunscreen for summer’s real start in the city!  This weekend the return of the Belmont Sheffield Music Festival will usher in what is expected to be a hot and sunny Memorial Day Weekend.   This festival, now in its 28th year, is, as its name declares, all about music.   From [...]

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Keeping New Year’s Resolutions when Traveling to Chicago

As an avid traveler myself, I know how hard it can be to find a way to exercise when away from home, unless you are specifically traveling for an activity like a skiing or diving.   One of the amenities that is important to me when seeking lodging is some kind of exercise facility, so when [...]

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A Stylish New Year in Lakeview

It’s time to ring in the New Year at the Old Chicago Inn.  We’ve got a full house this year and are ready to help you celebrate in style.  There’s no shortage of New Year’s fun to be had in Lakeview.  If you arrived without plans our innkeeper David will be happy to help you [...]

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Love Caroling at Christmas? Here’s where to sing this week in Lakeview

One of Chicago’s most beloved, and campy, holiday traditions happens this week right here in the Lakeview neighborhood.  And if you love to sing you’ll love this tradition.    The beautifully restored Music Box Theater, dating back to 1929, and located at  3733 N. Southport Avenue, is home to the “28th Annual Christmas Show.”    The week [...]

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Santa Rides the rails in Lakeview this Weekend!

If you are staying at the Old Chicago Inn this weekend and plan to use the “el” system you might just run into to St. Nick himself.  That’s right, the Chicago Transit Authority is once again welcoming Santa, and this weekend you’ll be able to spot him right here in Lakeview on the red line.  [...]

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