Monthly Archives:: November 2013

Visit Lake Michigan Chicago

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Chicago Michigan Lake panorama

Even if you visit Chicago in the depth of winter, you need to walk to the shore and visit Lake Michigan Chicago. Our Michigan Ave Tour ends on the Navy Pier along the lake for a majestic view and the weekly fireworks in summer. “Lake” is a misnomer, because Michigan is really a vast inland […]

London Monopoly – Greens

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Monopoly space of reds

London Monopoly Although an American invention, Monopoly is a popular board game the world over. In the United Kingdom there are a number of Monopoly games available, but easily the most popular version is set in the capital: London. The majority of properties represented on the Monopoly board are still in existence today and can […]

Belmont Avenue – Chicago

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Chicago EL trains

Every visitor to Chicago should take a ride on the El. But where to? One great destination is Belmont Avenue, on the Brown line. Board the KIMBALL train at any station on the downtown el structure, ride about 20 minutes, and there you are! Look for the huge mural of St. Vincent as the train […]

London Monopoly – Yellows

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Monopoly space of reds

London Monopoly Although an American invention, Monopoly is a popular board game the world over. In the United Kingdom there are a number of Monopoly games available, but easily the most popular version is set in the capital: London. The majority of properties represented on the Monopoly board are still in existence today and can […]

Boston events to honor the the 50th Anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination.

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This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination, November 22, 1963.  Despite the passage of 50 years, JFK’s legacy is alive and well in Boston, his hometown.  To mark the event there are a number of places in the city that are having events related to Kennedy and his legacy, and […]

London Monopoly – Reds

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Monopoly space of reds

London Monopoly Although an American invention, Monopoly is a popular board game the world over. In the United Kingdom there are a number of Monopoly games available, but easily the most popular version is set in the capital: London. The majority of properties represented on the Monopoly board are still in existence today and can […]

Jewelers Building – Chicago

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Chicago Fountain panorama

Take in the sweep of the buildings along the Chicago River! You’d be a rare person, indeed, if your eye weren’t drawn to 35 East Wacker Drive. Vintage 1927, this building screams character. High art deco, the ornamentation is bound to bring a smile to your face. Originally named the Jewelers Building, this beauty housed […]

New Charleston Walking Tours!

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To add to our current Four Corners of Law and Historic Charleston tours, we are working on a few options for new Charleston walking tours – let us know what YOU think we should add to the schedule! Civil War Tours: Come to Charleston to see and where the fighting of the Civil War began […]

Getting to Lexington and Concord from Boston

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The first shots of the Revolutionary War (War of Independence, depending on which side you were one) were fired as the sun rose over Lexington, Massachusetts. While visiting Boston, you’ll be inundated with Revolutionary War history and sites, but why not start from the beginning? Leaving Boston, you can follow the British foot steps, but […]

Visit the Statue of Liberty

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Visit Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is one of the first things that the huddled masses arriving from foreign shores would see as they peered from the portholes and decks of the ships. Today we arrive in New York City in much more comfort than the forefathers, and while California can seem foreign to a New Yorker, […]