Tag Archives: Trader Todd’s

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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A Thanksgiving Welcome to our Guests and the Rink at Wrigley

Welcome to our Thanksgiving travelers!  As usual we have many guests visiting the Old Chicago Inn over the Thanksgiving holiday who have family here in the Lakeview neighborhood.  As much as we enjoy the hustle and bustle of our “busy season” at the Inn, it’s so nice to settle in to a cozier season.   The [...]

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The Yankees are Coming!

The New York Yankees that is. It’s been eight years since the Cubs hosted the Yankees for inter-league play at Wrigley Field. When the Yankees visited the Cubs in 2003, the two teams had not met in over 60 years, and the series was greeted with great fanfare. And at the Old Chicago Inn we [...]

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Summer’s Official Arrival in Lakeview

This coming weekend is, for me, the beginning of summer in the City! Although the summer solstice is still days away, the weather is finally warming, and Memorial Day weekend heralds in the beginning of street festival season. And right here in the heart of Lakeview, on the Old Chicago Inn’s Block, is the location [...]

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