Top Things to Do in River North

THE 10 BEST Things to Do in River North, Chicago

Top Things to Do in River North

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  • pyegirl
    Rome, Italy1,432 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is the place to go if you are in the market for new, high end kitchen appliances or remodel fixtures and you want to see them and talk to peopel who know the differences between all the diff models/products. For those of us who live in small markets and can't actually see the actual appliances and are left to guess with either sales people who don't know squat (eg. Best Buy or small appliance stores that hire your college student on vacation), this is the place to go to really shop.

    Make an appointment with all the show rooms and have them tell you about their products. They don't actually sell you the product, but they are very knowledgeable. Thermador, Bosch, Miele, Wolf, Monogram, Dakor, Waterworks, you name it, it's there.

    One stop shopping with people who know their stuff.
    Written 27 September 2023
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  • Lindalee S
    Glen Ellyn, IL112 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I went with friends to an ikebana luncheon. We had a lovely buffet of salmon, chicken stir fry, several salads, fruit, and cookies. Then we watched an Ikebana demonstration with bamboo used as containers and material. Very good food and attentive servers. Very much attention to cleanliness.
    Written 15 March 2020
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  • Lola S
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Chicago staple. This place never disappoints with music. Arrive EARLY if you want a seat at a table. Cover charge is worth it.
    Written 9 June 2024
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  • NIOSHAK
    Kansas City, KS22 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    You don't wanna miss this as Chicago is one of the most architecturally beautiful places I've ever seen. A lot of history and it was FREE.
    Written 3 February 2014
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  • C-Z-1982
    Reno, NV739 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful, intimate church in downtown Chicago. Attended Holy Mass as guest and very much enjoyed the experience. Parishioners welcoming of guests, peaceful service and great homily (by pastor of the church, father Joe). If you visit Chicago and look for a great church to attend Mass, consider going to Assumption Catholic Church.
    Written 29 December 2019
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  • Alek B
    20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ann Nathan Gallery is located in River North district of Chicago. This gallery is one of the oldest if not the oldest figurative and representational art gallery in Chicago. Victor, who is the assistant director there, is a very knowledgable and patient person easy to work with
    Written 6 September 2016
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  • Neta_Avivi
    Tel Aviv, Israel3,513 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    When I visited, Carl Hammer Gallery displayed "Celebrating Our 40th Year" exhibition. I loved the diverse art work. I recommend visiting and checking out the various art pieces.
    Written 10 October 2019
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  • jaseaton
    Silver Spring, MD2,487 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I ran a program and served in a plenary panel at a major conference held at the McCormick. It's a huge hall with high ceilings, vast spaces, easy-on the ears acoustics, and plntiful supplies of low to medium quality coffee, Danish and sandwich options. For someone like me who has mobility challenges it requires WAY too much walking, but there are wheelchair and electric cart options, so no complaints. A gentleman on staff who gave me wrong directions because I asked him a question based on an inaccurate realized the problem and walked a full city block to find me and escort me to the right place: saved my day energy-wise and made me live the Center!
    Written 21 June 2017
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  • Diane K
    Venice, FL4,494 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I felt the collections were displayed best and I also appreciated the write-ups on the artist and artwork. They were very informative. Many of the artists/subjects had a connection to Chicago. Very well done.
    Written 10 July 2015
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  • Diane K
    Venice, FL4,494 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    My husband and I walked by the park during the Pandemic. The play ground area was closed but the doggy play area was open. We sat on a nearby bench overlooking the river.
    Written 24 June 2020
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  • Lynley D
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting tour and good food. It was nice to learn about the town and interesting food options
    Written 27 October 2023
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  • Diane K
    Venice, FL4,494 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Whenever we go by on the Brown Line train I see this list of names and never realized what it was. There are 70 names on the list and was crated by Chicago Artist Adam Brooks. All of his artwork has to do with text. He solicited names from over 600 people - from children to adults and these were the 70 most commonly mentioned names.
    Written 2 September 2019
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  • Tyshondra B
    15 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    MY FIRST TIME CALLING ON TODAY TO INQUIRE ABOUT MY ARTWORK IN ADDITION, AS AN ARTIST . THE PHONE REP CAME OFF AND I AM LONGER INTRESTED
    Written 8 May 2024
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