Chicago. Ediz. Inglese

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Lonely Planet, 2006 - Travel - 322 pages
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Boldly rising from the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is the center of American innovation - birthplace of the skyscraper, house music, deep-dish pizza and the Ferris wheel. The urban hub of America's heartland, the city exudes friendliness, creativity, hospitality and straight-talking humor. Our smart, stylish guide will help you discover Chicago your way.

Explore The City- whether surveying Art Institute impressionism, ogling Loop architecture, hanging out in Millennium Park or knocking back beers in Bucktown, our local authors inspire you to explore.

Have Fun- tested tips for finding free music festivals, hot dogs or haute cuisine, sandy lakeshore beaches or great seats at the friendly confines of Wrigley Field.

Go All Night- at avant-garde theaters, stylish West Loop galleries, sultry nightclubs or on a well-worn bar stool with 10 of your new best friends.

Hit The Road- expanded itineraries spotlight the best of the Great Plains, from breweries and bratwurst in Milwaukee to sand dunes and old Victorians on Michigan's Gold Coast.

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About the author (2006)

Chris Baty founded National Novel Writing Month in 1999. His work has appeared in such publications as the Washington Post, The Believer, and AFAR. He lives in Berkeley, California, where he works as a teacher, speaker, and writer.

Karla Zimmerman is a travel writer for newspapers, books, magazines, and websites, and has contributed to National Geographic Traveler, The Chicago Tribune, and Time Out Chicago, among many others. She has covered destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, and the South. A life-long Midwesterner, Karla has been based in Chicago for the past nineteen years.

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