Tag Archives: Shopping

A Unique Souvenir for Lakeview Shoppers this Holiday Season

            Many of our guests who are traveling to Chicago this December  have some holiday shopping among their plans.  So I wanted to let my readers know about a special promotion being offered here in the Lakeview neighborhood by the Central Lakeview Merchants Association and your chance to have a [...]

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Christmas in the City… on Southport That Is!

There are so many wonderful things to see in Chicago during the holiday season. The light display at the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza, and the Christmas Around the World Exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry are always at the top of my  list.  But you don’t have to leave [...]

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Get Ready for Chicago’s Halloween Parade!

Home to so many fantastic outdoor events, the festival season’s end is crowned by the Halloween Parade. Now in its 15th year this popular procession steps off at 7pm at Belmont and Halsted and runs on Halsted north to Bradley where live entertainment follows the parade at 8pm. Although entry into the parade is free, [...]

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City Soles at Bargain Prices

For my guests that love to shop, and share my shoe addiction, there are a couple of great places for your inner sole shopper just a couple of blocks from the Old Chicago Inn  Head over to the corner of Clark and Belmont for a visit to the Pink Frog. This accessory store has a [...]

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