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This question is for Sarah Teacher only:Hello, Sarah. Can you research some good points on the following area in Chicago? I’m setting some new vacation rental listings around there and I’d like to know what I can give a highlight. For example: stores, restaurants, touristic points, public transportation, good characteristics of the area…
The area that I’m talking about is around the streets West Madison Street and North Desplaine Street.
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Ok, I will look into this for you later day, along with the other area you sent me and get back to you. Thank you for the request. Sarah

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Ok, here is what I found in my research regarding the area around the streets West Madison Street and North Desplaine Street:

Tourist Attractions:

Chica-Go Off the Beaten Path Tours "It doesn't matter if you are a Chicago local, you visit the Windy City for the first time or you are a repeat visitor: Chica-GO will make sure you have a wonderful time during one of our guided 'off the beaten path' city walks and bike tours. Tours are offered in English, French and Dutch. Public walking tours (min 2 people) depart on Tuesday and Saturday mornings at 9 am from Union Station, April through December. Reservations are required! Public bike tours on Mondays and Wednesdays." http://www.chica-go.us/about.html

Greektown - "Now a commercial district in Near West Side, Greektown was once home to Chicago's Greek immigrant community and this cultural heritage remains integral to the neighborhood. Lively Greek tavernas, restaurants and traditional pastry shops dot South Halsted Street. The National Hellenic Museum has an archive of over 10,000 books and documents. In April the Hellenic Heritage Parade celebrates Greek Independence Day." https://greektownchicago.org/

Underground Donut Tour - "A two hour walking tour, led by a passionate donut expert, will guide you to some of Chicago's best donut locales." http://www.undergrounddonuttour.com/

PanIQ Escape Room Chicago - "60 minute real life escape game" https://paniqescaperoom.com/chicago

Chicago Prohibition Tours - "Bus guided tour of the speakeasies and booze that fueled Chicago's most notorious era." www.prohibitiontours.com

Lincoln Park Zoo - www.lpzoo.org

Willis Tower - http://www.willistower.com/history-and-facts

Skydeck Chicago - http://theskydeck.com/plan-a-visit/

Restaurants:

Fulton Market Kitchen - "an entertainment experience that provides guests with the opportunity to simultaneously indulge their passions for dining, drinking, and art" http://www.fultonmarketkitchen.com/

Monteverde Restaurant and Pastificio - "Stylish spot serving refined, contemporary Italian fare such as fresh pastas, plus global wines" http://monteverdechicago.com/

The Madison Bar & Tavern - "Stylish, relaxed tavern & cocktail bar with creative, globally inspired plates and signature drinks" http://eatatmadison.com/

Yolk - "Cafe chain serving creative breakfast dishes & sandwiches in a cheery, contemporary atmosphere" https://www.eatyolk.com/

Mad Social - "New American fare with global influences, plus creative cocktails served in rustic-chic digs" https://www.madsocialchicago.com/

Viaggio Ristaurante & Lounge - "Relaxed, stylish restaurant and bar featuring upscale Italian-American cuisine" https://www.viaggiochicago.com/

Palace Grill Restaurant - "Classic diner serving up 3-egg omelettes and black coffee (plus lunch and dinner) since 1938" palacegrillonmadison.com

Talay - "The best of Thailand's amazing flavors in stir-frys, noodles, and curries" plus delicious fresh sushi and a selection of beer, wine, and saki. Guests are also welcome to "BYOB" beer and wine (no hard liquor) https://www.talaychicago.com/

Butterfly Sushi Bar - "Thai, new Japanese, and sushi for dine-in, carryout, or delivery. Bring-your-own drinks allowed" http://www.butterflysushi2go.com/

Shopping:

Metra Market - 100,000 foot retail development that houses shops and restaurants http://www.metramarket.com/

Roosevelt Collection Shops - includes retailers like Banana Republic, Old Navy, Carter's, Fleet Feet Sports, and Victoria's Secret https://www.rooseveltcollection.com/shops/directory?parameter=shops

Randolph Street Market - "Monthly admission-required flea market offering upscale wares such as antiques, jewelry, and art" https://www.randolphstreetmarket.com/

The Magnificent Mile - primary shopping strip in the city, boasts numerous department stores (Macy's, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales) plus top retailers in furnishings, jewelry, and apparel, as well as small boutiques with novelty items. https://www.chicagotraveler.com/chicago_shopping.htm

Public Transportation:

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has numerous buses and subway trains available. For bus and train schedules, visit www.transitchicago.com

Metra commuter railroad has several stations to transport you around the Chicagoland area. www.metrarail.com

GO Airport Express - offers airport shuttle services to O'Hare and Midway airports. www.airportexpress.com

Taxi - Call Yellow Cab at (312) TAXICAB or text pickup address to 777222. Or call Flash Cab at(###) ###-####or text pickup address to EZTAXI.

Water Taxi - During the summer months you can use Wendella's Chicago Water Taxi to get to or from the Magnificent Mile www.chicagowatertaxi.com

I hope that I have provided you with the information you were looking for. If you are satisfied with my customer service, please take a moment to provide a positive rating. If not, please let me know how I can further assist you. Thank you. Have a wonderful evening. Sarah

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