Night at the Museum (I mean park)

The movies in the park (and concerts, workouts, etc.) are some of my favorite things about summer in Chicago. They’re a perfect excuse to pack a picnic, grab some friends and head outside to enjoy a free night of entertainment. I admit that I have slacked a lot this summer at making it to these events, so when I saw that the West Loop was having their final movie of the summer I knew I had to check it out.

In the days leading up to it I began to worry. A series of showers had been plaguing the city, and the last thing I wanted was for the movie to get rained out. Luckily, on Tuesday evening, the skies clear, the humidity dropped and the evening turned into one of those nights that you cannot waste indoors. And I had the perfect excuse not to.

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Nonna’s

As someone who loves a good meal, I had to begin exploring my new neighborhood by trying out as much food as possible. Over the weekend I was looking for a quick and easy spot where I could go enjoy a nice lunch by myself before doing my grocery shopping.

While walking down Randolph I noticed a little sign around the corner with the most inviting name: Nonna’s. I immediately had to see what it was.

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