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OGF36
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, IL USA
October 8-10, 2012

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Getting around: Taxi

There are several taxi companies located around Chicago, of which, some most closely situated to the hotel are:
  • Three O Three Cab
10 S Dearborn St Chicago (312) 269-9171
  • Luxor Limousine Service
875 N Michigan Ave Chicago (800) 331-2231
  • Production Transport Inc
345 N Canal St Ste C-202 Chicago (312) 382-7005
  • Little Papa Inc
545 W Division St Chicago (312) 587-1338

Hungry? Try one of these local restaurants:

  • Khyber Pass
233 E Wacker Dr Chicago (312) 945-7040; (312)856-1810
  • Oriental Express
233 E Wacker Dr Lowr 1 Chicago (312) 938-1118
  • Cyrano’s Café and Wine Bar
233 E Wacker Dr Chicago (312)616-1400
  • Stetson’s Chop House/Hyatt
151 E Wacker Dr. Chicago (312) 239-4414; (312)565-1234
  • La Misada Restaurant
151 E Wacker Dr Chicago (312) 565-4222
  • BIG Bar
$$ American, Seafood 151 E. Wacker Drive
  • Houlihan's
$$ American 111 E Wacker Dr
  • Christie's Restaurant
233 E Wacker Dr

Prefer something light and inexpensive? Try these local cafes, delis and bars:

  • China Grill
230 N Michigan Ave Chicago (312) 334-6700
  • Billy Goat Tavern
430 N Michigan Ave Lowr 1 Chicago (312) 222-1525
  • Niu Japanese Fusion Lounge
332 E Illinois St Chicago (312)527-2888
  • Cafe Descartes
$ Breakfast/Brunch, Coffee, American 111 E Wacker Dr
  • Potbelly Sandwich Works
$ Sandwiches/Subs, American 111 E Wacker Dr
  • Sopraffina Marketcaffe
$ Italian, Desserts/Ice Cream, Sandwiches/Subs 111 E Wacker Dr
  • Corner Bakery
$ Bakery, Sandwiches/Subs, Coffee 360 N Michigan Ave
  • Chicago Popcorn Factory
American 332 N Michigan Ave
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
$ Fast Food, Mexican 316 N Michigan Ave
  • Riverwalk Cafe & Bar
$ Sandwiches/Subs, Pizza, Mexican 401 N. Michigan Ave
  • Subway
$ Fast Food, Sandwiches/Subs 300 N Michigan Ave
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill
Mexican 328 N. Michigan Avenue
  • Wow Bao
$ Asian, Vegetarian 225 N. Michigan Ave.
  • Flirty Cupcakes
$ Desserts/Ice Cream, Bakery Multiple Locations
  • Delmonico Illinois Center...
$ American, Asian, Chinese 233 N Michigan Ave
  • McDonald's
$ Burgers, Fast Food, American 233 N Michigan Ave
  • PO-Boy's Bagels & Deli
Bagels 233 N Michigan Ave
  • Burger King
$ Burgers, Fast Food 225 N Michigan Ave
  • Jaffa Bagels
$ Bagels, American 225 N Michigan Ave
  • Starbucks
$ Coffee 225 N Michigan Ave

How's the nightlife? Try these local bars and pubs:

  • 10pin
Tel: 312/644-0300

330 N. State St Chicago IL, USA
  • 404 Wine Bar
Tel: 773/404-5886

2852 N. Southport Ave Chicago IL, USA
  • Bar Louie
Tel: 312/337-3313

226 W. Chicago Ave Chicago IL 60610, USA
  • Betty's Blue Star Lounge
Tel: 312/243-8778

1600 W. Grand Ave Chicago IL 60622, USA
  • Billy Goat Tavern
Tel: 312/222-1525

430 N. Michigan Ave Chicago IL 60611, USA

Great theatres nearby:

  • Fairmont Chicago
200 N Columbus Dr Chicago (312) 565-8000

  • Chicago Opera Theater
70 E Lake St Ste 815 Chicago (312) 849- 8831; (312) 704-8420

  • Intercontinental Chicago
505 N Michigan Ave Chicago (877) 865-6581; (312) 944-4100

  • AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St Chicago (312) 596-0333

Tourist Attractions:

"Magnificent Mile" is the name given to the stretch along Michigan Avenue from the Chicago River to Oak Street. The Magnificent Mile offers 460 stores, 275 restaurants, 51 hotels, 2 unique museums and a variety of sightseeing and entertainment attractions to more than 22 million visitors each year. Recent enhancements to the Magnificent Mile include additional trees and flower-filled medians that reflect the changing seasons. These aesthetic enhancements complement the unique architectural beauty famous to Chicago.

For Further Exploration of Chicago: A good starting point for things to see and places to visit in Chicago is the Chicago Traveler website or try the Hyatt Regency Guest Services

Some examples of some fun things to do are:

Windy - One of the more breathtaking scenes on the lake is this tall ship approaching the docks at Navy Pier. The 148-foot four-masted schooner (and its new sister ship, the Windy II) sets sail for 90-minute ...

Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum - The building may be historic (it was the first planetarium in the Western Hemisphere), but some of the attractions here will captivate the most jaded video-game addict.

Arlington International Racecourse -With its gleaming-white, palatial, six-story grandstand and lush gardens, this racecourse is one of the most beautiful showcases for thoroughbred horse racing in the world.

Art Institute of Chicago -You can't -- and shouldn't -- miss the Art Institute. (You really have no excuse, since it's conveniently located right on Michigan Ave. in the heart of downtown.)

Auditorium Building and Theatre -A truly grand theater with historic-landmark status, the Auditorium gives visitors a taste of late-19th-century Chicago opulence. Because it's still a working theater -- not a museum

Wrigley Field - Located in Wrigleyville Nothing represents America's Pastime quite like historic Wrigley Field in Chicago. Home of the hapless Chicago Cubs for close to a century, this famous attraction in Chicago was originally built in 1914, and stands today.

Allstate Arena - Located in Rosemont The Chicago Allstate Arena hosts a variety of family-friendly entertainment year round.

Apollo Theater - The Chicago Apollo Theater in Lincoln Park is an intimate Chicago theater that hosts some of the best Broadway productions in Chicago.

Drury Lane- Located in Oakbrook Terrace Enjoy a delicious meal, stiff cocktail and top Broadway theatre production all under one roof at the Drury Lane Oak Brook Theatre in Chicago.

House of Blues- Located in Near North, regarded as one of the best live music venues in Chicago, the House of Blues Chicago is famous for its intimate atmosphere and great acoustics.

Navy Pier- Historic Navy Pier® is Chicago's lakefront playground. And it's the Midwest's #1 tourist and leisure destination, attracting more than 8.6 million visitors a year. Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around the world have come together since 1995 to enjoy the beauty and the thrills of a day on Lake Michigan. From rides to restaurants, exhibitions to entertainment, shopping to dining cruises and tour boats, Navy Pier has it all - in a location unlike any other!

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