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Chicago Summers Are The Best

When I first moved to Chicago earlier this year, I was told the same thing over and over by numerous locals: “Chicago summers are the best!” It struck me ¬†as an odd comment, given that that there’s a summer everywhere, and the summers on the East Coast are pretty great too. But time and time […]

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A day at the races: Arlington Park, IL

Last weekend a group of friends and I headed to Arlington Park to check out the horses. My first time at a race track! Arlington was just a quick train ride from Chicago via the Metra (my first Metra ride too!). The day started out a bit cloudy but we lucked out with a beautiful, […]

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