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Chicago Pride Parade 2010

21 Apr

The 41st annual Pride Parade hits the streets on Sunday June 27th, 2010.   This colorful celebration seems to evolve into a bigger, better, and more vivid ceremony each year.  Join the jubilant jamboree this June, and stay close to the big party at our hostel. Here is a bit of information on the festivities: *Parade kicks […]

Lollapalooza 2010 is Coming.

16 Apr

And its coming sooner than we think. Our rooms are selling super fast, so if you need accomodations…make them quick.  We are just a quick trip from the music.  We had a crazy weekend for Lollapalooza ’09 and we expect a wild time for 2010 as well.  The 2010 lineup is ridiculously fueled with awesome talent. Experience […]

The Great Chicago Outdoors

09 Apr
Lake Shore Path

Spring has sprung upon us & its time to celebrate our city in the sun.  We’ve gathered a few options for you, dear traveller, and we think you will enjoy them… Our hostel is a quick walk or ride from the beautiful lakefront path that flows alongside Lakeshore Drive in and out of the downtown […]

Fast & Easy Ramen Noodle Recipes!

13 Mar

My co-worker gave me a great idea for this post.  It is evident that our guests love their Ramen Noodles.  Once, we ran out of them in the vending machines &  a riot almost broke out.  Here are some worthwhile recipes for your budget & stomach, feel free to use our kitchen to create any […]

We Love Chicago’s Food Scene.

05 Mar
Kumas Corner

  I’m hungry.  Are you hungry?  Let’s eat…   Kuma’s Corner is a biker-type bar that serves up delicious burgers on pretzel buns, they’ve even been on the Food Network.  These burgers are named after heavy metal bands and that’s what dominates the speakers in this joint.  They also tend to place a fried egg on […]

Off the Radar: Alternative Things to do in Chicago

30 Jan
Pick Me Up Cafe

Have a cup at the Pick Me Up This is a local favorite.  They’re  open 24 hours on weekends and boast excellent coffee with free refills and amazing cheese fries.  However, as the owner would love to defend, they do not want to be strictly categorized as a “coffee-house.”  In fact, this place mostly resembles a […]