How well did you find your way around 1949 Chicago?The one obvious clue is the streetcar signed for Route 72, which is the number still used by the CTA for North Avenue. The double-wires overhead is another clue.
Chicago history is more than just a fire. But sooner or later, there's bound to be a story of the Great Conflagration of 1871. The house at 2121 North Hudson Avenue is at the center of this tale.The Chicago Fire started on the Near South Side.
It may seem like a tired trend, but while many new Mexican restaurants attempt to duplicate it, you have to hand it to Adobo Grill for being one of the first in town to make tableside guac a staple part of the experience, as much as a shaken-and-strained margarita.
Joanna lives in Old Town.The Spice House, Old Town (photo by Kymberly Janisch, via Flickr) Old Town is hard because I like to escape to a place that was different from the society that I was in at work, and now I’m still in that whole world.