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CityWatch: Discovering the Uncommon Chicago

By: Anderson, Jon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: UNIV OF IOWA PR: 9/3/2014

Seller ID: 9780877457527

ISBN: 0877457522

Condition: USED


In forty-five years as one of Chicago's liveliest journalists for "Time, Life, " and the "Chicago Tribune," Jon Anderson has established a reputation for picking up on what someone once called "the beauty of the specific fact." Part "Talk of the Town," part "On the Road with Charles Kuralt," Anderson's twice-a-week "City Watch" columns in the "Chicago Tribune" seek out interesting and unexpected people and places from the everyday life of what the author calls the "most typical American big city." In the process he discovers the joys and triumphs of ordinary people.Anderson writes with w... View more info

Chicago on Foot: Walking Tours of Chicago's Architecture

By: Bach, Ira J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 8/18/2016

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 0914091948

ISBN: 0914091948

Condition: USED


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Field Guide to Gay & Lesbian Chicago

By: Bergwuest, Kathie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 8/18/2014

Seller ID: 9781893121034

ISBN: 1893121038

Condition: USED


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Rather Chicago: Eat, Shop, Explore - Discover Local Gems

By: Blessing, Anna

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/25/2014

Seller ID: 9780983314530

ISBN: 0983314535

Condition: USED


Sleekly designed and focusing exclusively on locally owned restaurants and stores, these modern city guides--formerly known as the eat.shop guides--are unique in both form and content. With the goal of supporting a culture and economy that value well-crafted experiences, they offer travelers and locals a colorful, compelling new lens for viewing a city. Each featured business is hand-picked by the author to represent the creme de la creme of cities beloved by both locals and tourists. By including only the most unique independent eating and shopping establishments, the books present a fresh an... View more info

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Native's Guide to Chicago's South Suburbs

By: Bultinck, Christina

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 9/16/2011

Seller ID: 9780964242616

ISBN: 0964242613

Condition: USED


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Eat.Shop Chicago, 3rd Edition

By: Cabazon Books

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 7/2/2014

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780982325438

ISBN: 0982325436

Condition: USED


Sleekly designed and focusing exclusively on locally owned restaurants and stores, these modern city-guides are unique in both form and content. Each featured business is hand-picked by the author to represent the "creme de la creme" of cities beloved by both locals and tourists. The overall selection presents a fresh and unexpected look at each city, highlighting an exciting array of neighborhoods. The convenient size is ideal for bags and purses, while the eye-popping layouts of luscious photographs, efficient maps, and brief hotel recommendations will help make planning an excursion almost ... View more info

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City Dog Chicago

By: City Dog

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 8/4/2015

Seller ID: 9781933068121

ISBN: 1933068124

Condition: USED


Each of these city-specific dog-resource directories takes all of the guesswork out of finding new dog shops, services and places, including dog day cares, boarding facilities, pet sitters, dog parks, dog trainers, pet boutiques, alternative therapies, and neighborhood pet-supply stores. Each listing includes not only the address, phone number, hours of operation, and payment information, but also an original review that offers readers the inside scoop on each business. Also included is an emergency directory that's essential for middle-of-the-night ailments, a dog rescue directory, puppy star... View more info

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Short Bike Rides: Chicago

By: Collier, Christopher Percy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 8/10/2014

Seller ID: 9780762704101

ISBN: 0762704101

Condition: USED


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Doggone Chicago

By: Dale, Steve

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 6/2/2011

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780809294817

ISBN: 0809294818

Condition: USED


Here is an invaluable guide to the dog-friendly areas in Chicago, its suburbs, and its surrounding counties. From parks and beaches to stores, bars, restaurants, and cafes, it provides a list of places where dogs are welcome guests and rates them in terms of interest for both dogs and their human companions. DogGone Chicago thoroughly explains the leash laws and cleanup laws for all the areas it covers, plus it includes helpgul infromation on places to stay, neighborhood festivals, and other doggy-doings. View more info

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Country Walks Near Chicago

By: Fisher, Alan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 8/26/2014

Seller ID: 0961496312

ISBN: 0961496312

Condition: USED


This Book is for People who want an outing in the country without wasting half the day getting there and back. If you live in the Greater Chicago region, the excursions described here are close at hand. The walks show the best parts of our area's many large parks and extensive trail networks. Some of the trails are suitable also for ski touring and bicycling.Country Walks Near Chicago includes detailed directions, 23 maps, and extensive commentary on local history and natural history. View more info

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Country Walks in the Chicago Region

By: Fisher, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 2/7/2011

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780961496395

ISBN: 0961496398

Condition: USED


"Alan Fisher shows that we can still take a good old-fashioned walk in the country. This handy guide covers many types of terrain--lakeshore dunes, prairies, rolling hills, woods, glacial moraines, wetlands, and sandstone canyons. Each chapter includes an overview, one or more maps, directions, and commentary on local history, geology, or some other subject that fits the walk."--Chicago Tribune"This guidebook doesn't stop with just telling you how to get there and where to go. It also tells you, in an interesting fashion, what you will see and why you are seeing it."--Daily Herald View more info

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Fodor's Flash Maps Chicago

By: Fodor's

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 1/29/2012

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9781400011261

ISBN: 1400011264

Condition: USED


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Where to Weekend Around Chicago

By: Fodor's

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 12/14/2009

Seller ID: 9781400013036

ISBN: 1400013038

Condition: USED


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Fodor's Flashmaps Chicago, 4th Edition: The Ultimate Map Guide/Find it in a Flas

By: Fodor's

Price: $2.50

Publisher: FODORS:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9781400016303

ISBN: 1400016304

Condition: USED


"Fodor's. For Choice Travel Experiences. "Fodor's helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you're at the helm, Fodor's offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It's like having a friend in Chicago -"Fodor's Flashmaps Chicago, 4th Edition, " is the ultimate street and information finder for locals and visitors, with thematic maps and listings packed into a compact book that fits in your purse or pocket. -From ... View more info

Around Chicago with Kids

By: Fodors

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 2/13/2012

Seller ID: 9780679004882

ISBN: 0679004882

Condition: USED


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Streets & San Man's Guide to Chicago Eats

By: Foley, Dennis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 1/11/2015

Seller ID: 9781893121270

ISBN: 1893121275

Condition: USED


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Fooditor 99: Where To Eat and What To Eat There: 2019 Edition

By: Fooditor 99

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9781731091994

ISBN: 1731091990

Condition: USED


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Peaceful Places Chicago: 119 Tranquil Sites in the Windy City and Beyond

By: Ford, Anne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MENASHA RIDGE PR: 3/11/2015

Seller ID: 9780897325349

ISBN: 0897325346

Condition: USED


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Slow Food Guide to Chicago Restaurtants...

By: Gibson, Kelly, et al

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 9/12/2014

Seller ID: 9781931498616

ISBN: 193149861X

Condition: USED


"Now, Michelin; Next, Slow Food" Chances are, whether or not you've heard of the Slow Food movement, you're familiar with slow food. It could be the best corn on the cob you've had all summer, or the ballpark frank that saw you through the seventh inning stretch at the last Cubs game. Slow Food is simply about the whole experience of food, from production to preparation to enjoyment and conviviality.* It is a revolutionary international movement that prizes locally sourced foods and sustainable agriculture, and slowly, its manifesto is gaining ground. Now an inventive new series of Slow ... View more info

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Beat Cop's Guide to Chicago Eats

By: Haynes, David and Garlington

Price: $5.00

Publisher: EVERYTHING GOES MEDIA LLC: 12/18/2013

Seller ID: 9781893121720

ISBN: 1893121720

Condition: USED


When a beat cop pauses from taking a bite out of crime, he takes a bite out of donuts, polish sausage, fried chicken, enchiladas, and omelettes to deliver tongue-in-cheek expertise in this follow-up to the 2004 award-winning "The Streets & San Man's Guide to Chicago Eats." This time around, Sgt. David J. Haynes of the Chicago police department and his partner in crime, blogger Christopher Garlington, provide a street-level guide to the best mom-and-pop food bargains in Chicago. When the Beat Cop pauses from taking a bite out of crime, he takes a bite out of donuts, polish sausage, fried ... View more info