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Sweet Home, Chicago 2015 Young Alumni Chicago Orientation Guide
Table of Contents Notre Dame Club of Chicago Club Membership Get Involved! Young Alumni How to find an Apartment; Chicago Neighborhood Guide Rent Guide Moving Checklist Chicago Transportation; Chicago Airports Health Services Catholic Churches Shopping Guide Working Out Exploring the City Chicago Events Chicago Sports Restaurants Bars & Clubs Miscellaneous Disclaimers
Overview • The Notre Dame Club of Chicago is the largest Alumni Club, serving over 18, 000 alumni in the Chicagoland area. The Club aims to increase camaraderie amongst alumni of all ages through annual events like the Rockne Athletic Banquet, Hesburgh Forums, and a Golf Outing, provide continuing education through lecture series and seminars and facilitate opportunities to serve the local Chicago community, as well as support current ND students. Mission • The Notre Dame Club of Chicago is a non-profit organization that aims to raise funds for the ND Club of Chicago Scholarship Foundation and for the sponsorship of Summer Service Learning Projects in Chicago for current students. The Foundation currently supports over 80 local students. Important Club Information • Club Manager: Lauren Mc. Callick, ‘ 11 • Club email: [email protected] org • Club website: www. ndchicago. org • Club Social Media: Linked. In, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram • Club Address: 224 S. Michigan Ave. , Suite 380, Chicago, IL 60604 • Club Phone: (312) 922 -4663
Membership Levels • The Club's fiscal year AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE runs from July 1 st to June 30 th. • If you are a member of the most recent graduating undergrad class then you receive free membership to the Club for your first year. • Member Benefits ▫ A chance in the Club’s Football Ticket Lottery (DUES PAYING MEMBERS ONLY) ▫ Discounts on club events ▫ Access to the MEMBERS ONLY pages on the website including the: Ticket Exchange Page Job Postings Board Internship Postings Board Roommate Listing Board Price Membership Type Chances in Ticket Lottery $250 Emerald 4 $125 Gold 2 $75 Blue 1 $35 Undergrad Young Alumni 1 $25 Religious Member 1 FREE Current Graduating Undergraduate Class - FREE Current Undergrad Students -
Get Involved! The Notre Dame Club of Chicago has many committees that you can join. – – – – Young Alumni (More details on the next slide) Alumni Schools Freshmen Send-Off Diversity Golf Outing Rockne Athletic Banquet Hesburgh Forum Lecture Series Networking • • • Core Construction & Real Estate (CREATE) Attorney Irish Entrepreneurs Non-Profit – Service – ND Women Connect For additional details on the committees, visit our website at www. ndchicago. org
Young Alumni • • Any Young Alumni who are members of the ND Club of Chicago are encouraged to attend events and participate in the planning committee. If you would like to get involved with the Young Alumni Committee or if you have ANY questions about moving to Chicago, contact Lauren Mc. Callick, ’ 11 or Molly Cronin, ’ 11 or Joe Shannon ‘ 14 Events • • Monthly events: Book Club Periodic events: Pub Crawls, Mass, Brewery Tours, Happy Hours Yearly events: Bookstore Basketball, Football and Basketball Game Watches All events are published in the weekly ND Club of Chicago Enewsletter under the “Young Alumni” heading. We usually give 2+ weeks notice on all events. Events are also updated on Facebook and Twitter
How to Find an Apartment • There are various free apartment finding services located throughout Chicago. • They get paid with a percentage of your final rent price by the people who list the available apartments. (They will try to push you towards higher rent so they get a higher fee at the end. ) • Be very specific of your “absolute highest price” – which should include rent + car, or just rent based on your situation. • Be very specific about distance away from work/school. Try your commute during the same hours you will be commuting each day before you agree to an apartment. • Pay attention to available public transportation near all of the buildings you view. If a train runs near the building, wait in the unit until a train passes to determine how loud it might be. • With all services, you can search on their site based on neighborhoods, rent requirements, amenities, lease start dates, etc. • It is recommended that you start looking 6 -8 weeks before your expected move-in date. Landlords are notified 2 months before the end of a lease whether the current tenant will be moving out. Apartments go very fast in Chicago! • Be sure to bring a camera and notebook with you – take pictures of all rooms, and the common areas so you remember what each looked like when you are later comparing things. Be sure to take notes on: Pros / Cons / Rent / Parking / What is included in rent price / Extra amenities.
How to Find an Apartment, Cont. • Chicago Apartment Finders • Phone: 1 -888 -Finders • Website: www. chicagoapartmentfinders. com • Apartment People • Phone: 1 -800 -44 -RENT-4 • Website: www. apartmentpeople. com • Apartment Savvy • Phone: 773 -348 -8921 • Website: www. apartmentsavvy. com • The Apartment Guys • Phone: 773 -549 -3474/312 -440 -8530 • Website: www. apartmentguysofchicago. com • • Domu. com • Phone: 312. 642. domu • Website: www. domu. com Other Websites • www. craigslist. com • www. rent. com • www. chicagoreader. com • www. chicagotribune. com • www. walkscore. com • www. rentometer. com • www. housingmaps. com
Chicago Neighborhoods West Loop Downtown/Loop • • • Close to work Mostly high rise apartments Live among the landmarks of Chicago, from Grant Park, Millennium Park and Navy Pier to theatre district and Art Institute. Not a very lively nightlife after post-work happy hours Near many Chicago museums and attractions Easy access to all L lines and the Metra • • • Experiencing a lot of growth and development Home to the United Center – Bulls and Blackhawks. Home to a thriving restaurant district on Randolph Street, Greektown, Fulton Market, and Little Italy Mix of lofts, galleries, photographers and graphic design firms. L: Blue Line: Racine, UIC-Halsted, Clinton Hyde Park • • • South of Downtown. Home to the University of Chicago, the Museum of Science and Industry, Du. Sable Museum of African American History and the Oriental Institute. Historic homes and landmarks mixed with twoand three-flats and affordable student-friendly housing. Famous 53 rd street strip offers plenty of shopping and restaurants. No L: buses provide connections to the L and there is a Metra station available for a quick commute into the downtown. South Loop • • Slightly south of Downtown. 3 main neighborhoods: Dearborn Park, Printer’s Row and Central Station. Home to Soldier Field, Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Buckingham Fountain L: Green Line, Red Line, Orange Line: Roosevelt River North/River West • • • Located on the west bank of the Chicago River Up and coming neighborhood Many renovated two- and three-flats, and brand-new loft communities rising from old warehouses and factories. Home to many of Chicago’s premier restaurants. Packed with shopping, entertainment, and night life. L: Blue Line – Chicago, Grand; Green Line – Ashland, Clinton
Chicago Neighborhoods, Cont. Most Popular for Young Alumni Lincoln Park • • Named for the park the neighborhood borders, Lincoln Park encompasses over 1000 acres of public park including a free world-class zoo, golf driving range, baseball fields and paths for running. Housing types: townhouses, condos, Victorian 3 -flats, and high-rises that border the lake. Has a lot of trendy boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, theaters and cinemas including the world-famous Steppenwolf Theatre and Chicago’s “off-Loop” theater district. L: Brown, Purple and Red Lines – many stops Lakeview/Wrigleyville • • • Gold Coast • • • Wealthiest neighborhood in Chicago Consists of high-rise apartment/condo buildings on Lake Shore Drive facing Lake Michigan and low-rise residential blocks further inland. Offers lively beaches, boutiques, incredible cuisine and vibrant night life Popular Bars: on Division between State and Dearborn Restaurants: Many along Rush L: Red Line – Clark & Division, Chicago & State Many buildings in this area are Graystones or brick two-and three-flats, also many high-rises bordering the lake. Vibrant neighborhood infused with nightclubs and restaurants. One of the most active areas of Chicago with the highest concentration of 24 – 34 year olds in the country. Sub neighborhoods: Wrigleyville, Boys’ Town Home of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs L: Brown, Purple and Red Lines - many stops Old Town • • Affluent and historic neighborhood, home to many of Chicago’s older, Victorian-era buildings. Home to Zanies and the Second City improvisational comedy troupe. Home to the annual Old Town Art-Fair in early June. L: Brown Line, Purple Line - Sedgwick
Chicago Neighborhoods, Cont. Most Popular for Young Alumni Buck Town/Wicker Park • • • Made up of many new condo buildings, singlefamily homes, and two-and-three flats “Gallery Point” is the area’s central art colony. Mix of chic boutiques, galleries and trendy restaurants which results in a vibrant, dynamic neighborhood. Home to the annual Bucktown Arts Fest held every August which attracts 30, 000 people. Small neighborhood bars and restaurants are found on every corner L: Blue Line – California, Western, Damen, Division Streeterville • • Roscoe Village • • • Has a small-town feel. Restaurant and shopping district on Roscoe St stretching from Damen to Western Ave. Antique Row – largest concentration of antique stores in the Midwest. Home to the annual “Retro on Roscoe” in late August – features a vintage car show, bands and art, jewelry and craft booths. Also home to “Burger Fest” –a street fest dedicated to burgers L: Brown Line – Addison, Paulina Has some of Chicago’s tallest skyscrapers, Northwestern’s School of Medicine and School of Law. Home to Navy Pier, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Mag Mile, Water Tower Place, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Lots of “Pocket Parks” and close to the Lakefront No L – only buses for public transportation Ravenswood • • Housing ranges from large Victorian homes, spacious vintage apartments in courtyard buildings. Area is known for its many parks and Lincoln Square. Shopping is a mixture of independent, unique businesses with diverse selection of European and American merchandise. L: Brown Line – Rockwell, Western, Damen, Montrose, Irving Park
Unofficial Rent Range Neighborhood Studio 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR Bucktown N/A 750 - 1600 1000 - 2100 1200 - 3000 River West 1000 - 1500 1200 - 1600 1400 - 2000 1800 - 3000 Gold Coast 700 - 1500 1000 - 2200 1600 - 4000 2100 - 6000 Lakeview 625 - 1200 800 - 1600 1200 - 2600 1500 - 5000 Lincoln Park 675 - 1400 850 - 2000 1200 - 3000 1700 - 5000 Old Town 675 - 1500 1000 - 2400 1300 - 3000 1800 - 5000 River North 800 - 1400 950 - 2400 1400 - 3000 2000 - 5000 Roscoe Village N/A 850 - 1100 1200 - 2000 1500 - 2100 South/West Loop 900 - 1300 - 2000 1800 - 4000 2700 - 4000 Streeterville 700 - 1500 1000 - 2100 1600 - 4000 2100 - 6000 Wicker Park N/A 700 - 1200 900 - 2200 1200 - 2600
Rent Guide Factors: High Rent • • • View – better view, any view of water = higher price Washer and Dryer in unit Age of building (new or newly renovated) Doorman or Secured Entry Attached covered or uncovered parking (usually separate, but increases rent on unit) Proximity to public transportation New appliances Corner units Balconies/Patios Amenities of the building: pool, exercise room, dry cleaner, convenience mart, etc Factors: Low Rent • • • Street Parking Age of appliances and bathroom features Age of building (not renovated recently) Proximity to public transportation – either very close (can hear the train passing) or very far away (more than ¾ mile walk) Reputation of Management Company / Landlord Availability to Section 8 Tenants Amount of utilities that come separate Volume of traffic on nearby streets / How loud area is on weekends Length of commute to the Loop Possible Extras • • Water (many buildings include this in rent) Electric (ranges based on time of year) Cable (some buildings include or get a discount) Phone/Internet (some buildings will include or get a discount) Gas (depends on if your unit has it) Parking (depends on covered v. non-covered, attached v. not) Security deposit – usually equal to one month of rent
Moving Checklist • Change of Address – Credit cards, student loans, cell-phone, ND Alumni Association – https: //moversguide. usps. com • Setting up internet, cable and phone – After signing on your apartment, get started on setting these up so they will be ready the day you move in (can take up to a month!!) • Setting up electric, gas, water, heat – Electric = Com. Ed http: //www. comed. com/sites/customerservice/Pages/Start. Stop. Move. aspx – Gas = Peoples Energy – www. peoplesenergy. com • • New Bank in Chicago Renter’s Insurance
Chicago Transportation • Chicago Transit Authority: CTA – – • www. transitchicago. com The “L” (Because it's largely “Elevated” and goes around the Loop) - 8 Lines Buses For fare information click here. Metra – Suburban Rail – www. metrarail. com – Provides transportation from the suburbs into the city. There are some Metra stations that are in the city limits. • Pace – Suburban buses – www. pacebus. com – Provides bus transportation in the suburbs. • Walking
Chicago Transportation, Cont. • If you bring a car to Chicago – http: //www. cyberdriveillinois. com/ – Change Driver’s License • Also changes your voter registration at the same time! – Change License Plates – Change Title of your Car – Update/Change Insurance to Chicago – Vehicle Stickers (updated yearly) • http: //www. chicityclerk. com/licenses/citystickers. html – Illinois State Inspection – Other • Speed-limit on Lake Shore Drive changes seasonally • Don’t test the parking authorities – they always win! • Don’t talk on your cell phone – they will ticket you!
Chicago Airports • O’Hare ▫ Major Hub for: United ▫ Accessible via CTA - Blue Line • Midway ▫ Major Hub for: Southwest ▫ Accessible via CTA - Orange Line • Additional Airport Transportation Options ▫ Taxi - From the loop about $50 ▫ Airport Shuttles
Health Services Care depends on health coverage. ▫ Check with your insurance provider for a complete list of treatment facilities Local Hospitals (This is not an exhaustive list) • • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center John H. Stroger Junior Hospital Cook County Northwestern Memorial Hospitals Rush University Medical Center St. Joseph Hospital University of Chicago Hospitals University of Illinois Medical Center
Catholic Churches Church Location Website Saturday Sunday St. Alphonsus 1429 W. Wellington Ave www. stalphonsuschgo. org 5: 30 pm - ENG 7: 45 am, 10: 30 am, 5: 00 pm – ENG 9: 15 am – GER, 12: 15 pm - SPAN St. Andrew 3546 N. Paulina St www. saintandrewchicago. com 4: 00 pm 8: 00 am, 10: 30 am, 11: 30 am, 5: 30 pm Assumption 323 W. Illinois St. www. assumption-chgo. org 5: 00 pm 7: 30 am, 9: 00 am, 10: 30 am, 12: 15 pm, 5: 00 pm St. Benedict 2215 W. Irving Park Rd www. stbenedict. com 5: 00 pm 7: 30 am, 9: 00 am, 12: 00 pm, 6: 30 pm St. Clement 642 W. Deming Pl www. stclementchurch. org 5: 00 pm 8: 00 am, 9: 30 am, 11: 15 am, 7: 00 pm Holy Name Cathedral 730 N. Wabash Ave www. holynamecathedral. org 5: 15 pm, 7: 30 pm 7: 00 am, 8: 15 am, 9: 30 am, 11: 00 am, 12: 30 am, 5: 15 pm Immaculate Conception 1431 N. North Park Ave. www. sjicparish. org 5: 00 pm 9: 30 am, 12: 30 p St. Joseph 1107 N. Orleans St www. sjicparish. org none 8: 00 am, 11: 00 am St. John Cantius 825 N. Carpenter St www. cantius. org 5: 00 pm 7: 30 am – Latin Low; 9: 00 am – ENG; 11: 00 am – Latin; 12: 30 pm – Latin High St. Josaphat 2311 N. Southport Ave www. stjosaphatparish. org 5: 00 pm 8: 00 am, 10: 00 am, 12: 00 pm
Catholic Churches, Cont. Church Location Website Saturday Sunday St. Mary of the Lake 4200 N. Sheridan Rd www. smolchicago. com 4: 30 pm 8: 00 am, 9: 30 am, 11: 30 am, 1: 00 pm - SPAN St. Michael 1633 N. Cleveland Ave www. st-mikes. org 5: 30 pm 9: 00 am, 11: 00 am, 7: 00 pm Our Lady of Lourdes 4640 N. Ashland Ave www. ololchicago. parishesonline. com 5: 00 pm – ENG 6: 30 pm – SPAN 8: 00 am, 11: 30 am – ENG 9: 30 am, 1: 30 pm - SPAN Our Lady of Mount Carmel 708 W. Belmont Ave www. mt-carmel. org 4: 30 pm 8: 00 am, 9: 30 am, 11: 00 am, 4: 30 pm Old St. Patrick’s 718 W. Adams St www. oldstpats. org None. 7: 00 am, 8: 15 am, 9: 30 am, 11: 15 am, , 5: 00 pm, 8: 00 pm St. Peter 110 W. Madison St www. stpetersloop. org 5: 00 pm 9: 00 am, 11: 00 am, 12: 30 pm, 6: 00 pm Queen of Angels 4412 N. Western Ave Parish. queenofangelschicago. org 5: 00 pm 8: 00 am, 9: 30 am, 11: 00 am – ENG 12: 30 - SPAN St. Teresa of Avila 1930 N. Kenmore Ave www. st-teresa. net 5: 15 pm 9: 00 am, 12: 00 pm, 6: 00 pm – ENG 10: 30 am - SPAN St. Vincent De Paul 1010 W. Webster Ave www. stvdep. org 5: 00 pm 8: 00 am, 10: 00 am, 5: 00 pm 9: 30 pm – when De. Paul is in session Also visit www. archchicago. org for additional information on Catholic Churches and communities in Chicago.
Young Adult Communities • • • St. Clement Church: In recognition of the Saint Clement church mission and vision, the Young Adult Community (YAC) is an inclusive community of parishioners in our 20's and 30's on a journey of faith in Jesus Christ. We grow in faith through engaging in the liturgy, deepening relationships, serving one another and the greater community, and gratefully sharing with others the gifts we have each been given. Holy Name Cathedral: Holy Name Cathedral Young Adults welcomes everyone in their 20’s and 30’s to share companionship in Christ. All young adults are invited to share this joy and love through events designed to deepen faith, to serve those in need, and to bring together friends, old and new. St. John Cantius: Quo Vadis is a group of Catholics young adults, ages 18 -35, who seek to 'restore the Sacred' through spiritual service and social events. We strive to build a strong Catholic family and become closer to Christ. We ask the question "Where are you going? " and propose the answer that the beginning of the Mass suggests: "I will go unto the altar of God, who giveth joy to my youth. ” Old St. Patrick’s: OSP Next is the community for Young Adults at Old St. Pat’s! Meet your fellow OSP young adults as we foster the next generation living the Old St. Pat’s Mission – to Encounter, Engage & Serve. St. Vincent De. Paul: Theology on Tap is a speaker series that takes place in the fun, relaxed setting of your favorite local pub–Saint Vincent de Paul to be exact!. “To. T” focuses on topics of faith and contemporary issues that directly affect the lives of young adults (ages 21 -39). The goal is to provide a forum for young adults to learn about and discuss their faith in a relaxing social setting. Tn. T: Short for “Twenties n’ Thirties, ” Tn. T offers young adults a space to meet fellow Catholics and deepen their faith through spiritual, social, and service events.
Shopping Guide Downtown • • Michigan Avenue – Magnificent Mile - Water Tower - 900 North State Street - Macy’s - Block 37 - Nordstrom Rack - Urban Outfitters Fullerton/Elston/Clybourn • Clothing & Accessories - Kohl’s - Old Navy • Discount Dept. Stores - Costco - Target - Marshalls - TJ Maxx • Specialty Stores - Office Max - Party City - Pet. Smart - Sports Authority Halsted/Armitage/Webster • Accessories • Clothing Boutiques (MANY) • Health & Beauty • Gift Stores • Home Furnishings • Specialty Stores North Ave/Clybourn Corridor • Clothing & Accessories - Gap - Banana Republic - Express - Old Navy - And More! • Grocery & Specialty Foods - Whole Foods - Trader Joe’s - Sam’s Wines & Spirits • Home Furnishings - Bed, Bath & Beyond - Cost Plus - Container Store - Pottery Barn - Home Depot - Crate & Barrel, Crate & Barrel Outlet, CB 2 • Specialty Stores: Best Buy, Borders, Petco Suburbs – Schaumburg • Clothing & Accessories - Woodfield Mall - Kohl’s • Discount Dept. Stores - Costco - Target - Meijer • Home Furnishings - IKEA
Working Out • Lakefront biking/running path • 18 miles. • Each half mile is marked. • Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) • Sponsors training and social events for runners • Accenture Triathlon in August • Gyms • XSport • Lakeshore Athletic Club • Lifetime Fitness • Fitness Formula Club (FFC) • East Bank Club • Crunch Fitness • Bally's • LA Fitness • World Gym • David Barton Gym
Exploring the City Magnificent Mile – the stretch of North Michigan Avenue between the Chicago River and Oak Street • Water Tower – serves as the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau Visitor’s Welcome Center • Gained notoriety after the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 – one of the few buildings to survive • Water Tower Place • Contains an 8 -floor Mall with over 100 shops and department stores • John Hancock Tower • Contains the highest residences in the world with over 700 condos • The building also houses offices and restaurants • Restaurants – The Signature Room on the 95 th Floor, Cheesecake Factory, Jamba Juice • Hosts an annual stair climb race: “Hustle up the Hancock” • Drake Hotel
Exploring the City, Cont. Parks/Outdoor Attractions Museums • • Adler Planetarium • Art Institute of Chicago • Chicago Historical Society • The Field Museum • Shedd Aquarium • Museum of Contemporary Art • Museum of Science and Industry • Brookfield Zoo Lincoln Park Zoo Navy Pier Lincoln Park Grant Park Millennium Park ▫ Lollapalooza music festival hosted annually in the summer ▫ Ice skating rink in the winter ▫ Outdoor music pavilions including free symphonic performances Arlington Park Theatre and Music • Lyric Opera • Second City • Chicago Symphony • Broadway in Chicago • Goodman Theater • House of Blues
Chicago Events Winter • Christkindlmarket (Daley Plaza) – December • Ice Skating in Millennium Park • Chicago Auto Show Spring • St. Patrick’s Day – Parade downtown and annual dyeing of the river • National Restaurant Association Show – May Summer • Taste of Chicago – July • Venetian Night – July • Lollapalooza – August • Air & Water Show – August • Chicago Triathlon – August Fall • Celtic Fest – September • Lincoln Park Oktoberfest – September • Chicago Marathon – October Other • Local street festivals – April through October • For more information on festivals: cityofchicago. org and Chicago. metromix. com
Chicago Sports • • Cubs: http: //cubs. mlb. com White Sox: http: //whitesox. mlb. com Bears: www. chicagobears. com Bulls: www. nba. com/bulls Chicago Fire: http: //chicago. fire. mlsnet. com Blackhawks: http: //blackhawks. nhl. com Chicago Sky (WNBA): http: //www. wnba. com/sky/
Restaurants From Open. Table Best of Chicago Italian American Mexican Pelago (Gold Coast) Piccolo Sogno (River West) Viaggio Ristorante (West Loop) Rosebud (Loop/Gold Coast) Ro. Sal’s (Little Italy) Sapori Trattoria (Lincoln Park) Spiaggia (Gold Coast) Tarantino’s (Lincoln Park) Anteprima (Andersonville) MK (River North) North Pond (Lincoln Park) Kinzie Chop House (River North) Mike Ditka’s (Gold Coast) Sepia (River West) Wildfire (River North) Crofton on Wells (River North) Table Fifty-Two (Gold Coast) The Publican (West Loop) RL Restaurant (Gold Coast) Lalo’s Uncle Julio’s Frontera Grill (River North) Topolobampo (River North) Mexique (West Town) Las Palmas (Bucktown/Wicker Park) Moes Cantina (River North/Wrigleyville) Pizza: Giordanos Lou Malnati’s Original Gino’s East Pizzeria Due Osteria Via Stato The Art of Pizza Piece Homemade Pizza Co. Steak Houses Gibsons (Gold Coast) Ruth’s Chris (River North) Harry Caray’s (River North) Morton’s (Loop/Gold Coast) Shula’s (Gold Coast) Chicago Cut (River North) Carmichaels (West Loop) Keefer’s (River North) Rosebud (Gold Coast) Great for Brunch Broadway Cellars (Edgewater) South Water Kitchen (Loop) Eatt (River North) Hearty (Lakeview) Nightwood (Pilsen) Zed 451 (River North) Rockit Bar & Grill (River North) Other Girl & the Goat (West Loop) Sprout (Lincoln Park) Sunda (River North) Café Ba-Ba-Reeba (Lincoln Park) RJ Grunt’s (Lincoln Park)
Bars & Clubs Lincoln Park Beaumont Hidden Shamrock John Barleycorn Kincaid’s Lion’s Head/The Apartment Mc. Gees Subterranean Trinity Wrightwood Tap Delilah’s Galway Arms Galway Bay Webster Wine Bar Racine Plumbing Gold Coast Other Crobar Hange Uppe Hunt Club Leg Room Mc. Faddens Mother’s Too Angels & Kings Citizen Bar – River North Club 720 - River North Nacional 27 - River North Old Town Social - Old Town Map Room - Wicker Park/Bucktown Joe’s on Weed Lakeview/Wrigleyville Berlin Big City Tap The Copa Cubby Bear Duffy’s Durkins Duke of Perth Guthrie's Tavern Houndstooth Hydrate Justin’s Moe’s Cantina Mullen’s Murphy’s Bleachers Mystic Celt Nick’s Uptown Red Ivy Redmond’s Schoolyard Sheffield’s Sluggers So. Po Toons Waterhouse Wellington’s
Miscellaneous Radio Stations Frequency Letters Description 87. 7 WKQX Alternative 93. 1 WXRT Rock 94. 7 WZZN Alternative 95. 5 WNUA Smooth Jazz 96. 3 WBBM Top 40 97. 1 WDRV Classic Rock 97. 9 WLUP Rock 99. 5 WUSN Country 100. 3 WNND Contemporary 101. 1 WKQX Alternative 101. 9 WTMX Contemporary 104. 3 WJMK Contemporary 105. 9 WCFS Mix 107. 5 WGCI Hip Hop Newspapers Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Tribune Chicago Reader Crain’s Chicago Business Tabloids Red Eye Red Streak The Onion Magazines Chicago Magazine Windy City Times Time Out Chicago
Disclaimers Most information taken from the following sites: • Chicago Tribune • Chicago Apartment Finders • Apartment People • Chicago Tribune • Metromix. com • ND Club of Chicago Website • Picking the brains of those who have lived in Chicago If you have any questions at all, contact: • Lauren Mc. Callick– [email protected] org