Frommer's Irreverent Chicago (1998)

Frommer's Irreverent Chicago (1998)



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Frommer's Irreverent Chicago (1998) by Dan Santow, Todd A. Savage

"Like being taken around by a savvy local." —The New York Times "Little fluff and lots of fun." —Boston Globe Are you tired of cliché-ridden guidebooks packed with promotional fluff? Then move over to the Irreverent Guides—the travel series that no tourist board would dare to recommend. Look inside for the lowdown on:

  • Great hotels for retromaniacs—and which ones to avoid if you hate conventioneers
  • Pizza that locals line up for in the dead of winter
  • The top sights for techno-heads, talk-show junkies, pork-belly enthusiasts, and Wrightophiles
  • Target zones for unrepentant shopaholics
  • Where to hang out with raging Bulls fans and listen to blues with the locals
  • And much more!
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028625720
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/25/1998
Series: Frommer's Irreverent Guides Series , #22
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 4.44(w) x 8.05(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

about the authors Dan Santow was a senior editor at Chicago magazine and an on-air correspondent for the city's Fox network news. After Chicago, Santow was a producer for "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and a staffwriter for People. He is currently the managing editor of the National Travel division of Rand McNally. Todd Savage is a freelance writer and researcher based in Chicago who has contributed to Chicago magazine, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, Town and Country, and Outside.

Table of Contents


Neighborhood Map.

You Probably Didn't Know.




Getting Outside.




Hotlines & Other Basics.


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