Chicago Scavenger

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Reedy Press, 2022 - History - 183 pages
"You are not holding a book; it's a treasure map to unlock the hidden gems of Chicago's neighborhoods. Chicago Scavenger invites you on an interactive mission to explore 17 neighborhoods across the city. Decipher the clues and track down the photos leading you to over 300 little-known museums, vibrant public artworks, nature areas, overlooked historical markers, charming cafes, architectural oddities, and more. Visit the nation's first Black art museum and a B&B run by monks. Raise a glass at Chicago's smallest bar and take a stroll down a real yellow brick road. From Pullman to Rogers Park, seek the thrill of discovery in Chicago's unique and diverse neighborhoods. Surprising stories and fun memories await you on this adventure. Urban explorers, foodies, culture enthusiasts, history geeks, and anyone curious about Chicago can put their skills to the test. Solve the riddles solo, team up with your family, or challenge friends with this mysterious and exciting way to experience Chicago. Author and travel writer Jessica Mlinaric brings her years of research, countless hours of exploring, and passion for Chicago to this one-of-a-kind quest. Come with an open mind and prepare to be amazed at the tales that you uncover. Once you embark on this epic Chicago scavenger hunt, you hold the key to connecting with the city like never before."--

About the author (2022)

Jessica Mlinaric is the author of Secret Chicago: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure. Her writing and photography covering culture and travel has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, GQ, The Architect's Newspaper, Chicago Magazine, and more. Jessica founded urbnexplorer.com in 2010 to share stories that inspire the culturally curious traveler. When she's not writing, you can find her at a concert, museum, or neighborhood tavern. She lives in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood with her husband, Brett, and their cats Coltrane and Zelda.

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