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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

There Is No Place Like Chicago

With no offense to any other places I love living in the Chicago area. We moved here 22 years ago and we've visited other cities but my love for this city is special.  No summer passes by without multiple visits to the downtown area.

Chicago is known as the Windy City. It is also known for its skyscrapers, like the Sears Tower and the John Hancock Center, and its sparkling lights all over the streets at night time.

Last weekend my husband and I went to Navy Pier, a tourist spot downtown. We enjoy walking around there and looking out onto Lake Michigan as the sailboats pass by, birds flying overhead, and people having good time.

Hubby took me on a dining cruise on Lake Michigan for my birthday. We had a great time, delicious food, a great view, and a full moon above us as we watched the fireworks :).

There is always something happening at Navy Pier! Spectacular fireworks every Wednesday and Saturday during summer time till Labor Day. I encourage everyone who comes to Chicago to go visit the downtown area and, of course, The Magnificent Mile on Michigan Ave.

Enjoy the views as well.