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Monday 26 October 2020
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My Chicago: What is something you’re definitely planning to do this summer in the city?

THE QUESTION: What is something you’re definitely planning to do this summer in the city?

“I’ve always wanted to go kayaking on the Chicago River, so I guess I’m going to try that. And I’d like to hit up a few more of Chicago’s traditional beer gardens.”

— ANNETTE KEPPELER | WISHBONE RESTAURANT

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“I want to see more of the water, period. Going to Navy Pier, maybe a boat cruise. Dining alfresco too. Nice warm breeze, good food, drink in hand … I’d be in heaven.”

— DAVID HUNTER | WISHBONE RESTAURANT

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“Just getting out on the lakefront more, either biking or blading. And Lollapalooza, when it kicks in, is always fun. It’s a great lineup of bands, and we have a lot of fun as a sponsor hotel.”

— BILL MARCELLA | CHEF CONCIERGE AT THE JAMES HOTEL

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“I really want to hit more of the city’s rooftop bars and lounges and outdoor patio dining. And museums, especially the MCA’s events.”

— ROBBINE KIM

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“Probably go to more festivals. There are always cool artists, street vendors, great food and beer. It’s just nice to be outside because the weather is awesome.”

— AMANDA WOODS | THE JAMES HOTEL

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“Summerdance in Grant Park June 17-Aug. 29. Every Thursday-Sunday in the evening they offer free dance lessons with a live band. It’s pretty great to learn a new dance every week.”

— KATHRYN DOI

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“Volleyball on North Avenue Beach always works for me. And the Segways are a good time and great way to see the city.”

— DEMETRIUS KIDD | SHERATON CONCIERGE

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“I’m going to go to as many street festivals as possible and ride the entire North Branch bike trail. And hopefully catch a concert at Northerly Island.”

— MATT MOHRLANG