Adam Cloe's Go Indie Blog
Adam is a freelance writer who is earning his MD/PhD in his spare time. After living in Indianapolis, Boston and Madrid, he settled down in Chicago. He has lived in Irving Park, Hyde Park, Wicker Park, which have very few actual parks. He currently lives in the South Loop and enjoys hanging out around the city and finding undiscovered gems. He used to be a Leo until the astrological world got reorganized, making him a Cancer. He likes dive bars, sandwiches and alliteration.
12 Jul 2011Frontera Grill
The Frontera Grill serves authentic Mexican cuisine but be prepared to wait, as it accepts very few reservations.
01 Jun 2011Goose Island Clybourn Brewpub
The Goose Island Brewpub on Clybourn combines good food with a unique collection of some of the finest microbrews in Chicago.
17 May 2011Dark Lord Day
Thousands of people converged on Munster, Indiana to attend Dark Lord Day
18 Apr 2011Honky Tonk
Honky Tonk serves up excellent barbecue and live music.
18 Apr 2011Hot Doug's
Serving unparalleled "fast food", Hot Doug's is one of the top places to grab a hot dog in town.
15 Apr 2011Gorilla Challenge
The Gorilla Challenge is a traveling city scavenger hunt that stops in Chicago.
08 Apr 2011Lincoln Park Zoo
The Lincoln Park Zoo is open year-round and has no admission fee.
05 Apr 2011Eleven City Diner
The Eleven City Diner serves Jewish classics and breakfast all day.
01 Apr 2011Frederick C Robie House
The Frederick C Robie house in Hyde Park was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
01 Apr 2011Gaztro-Wagon
The Gaztro-Wagon storefront is the non-mobile branch of the famous Chicago food truck.
31 Mar 2011Maria's Packaged Goods and Community Bar
Maria's Packaged Goods and Community Bar is a friendly liquor store/bar in Bridgeport.
31 Mar 2011The Violet Hour
The Violet Hour is an exclusive bar known for its sublime cocktails.
31 Mar 2011Half Acre Brewery
The Half-Acre Beer Company brews up small-batch beers in the North part of Chicago.
21 Mar 2011Piece Pizza
Piece Pizza serves up thin crust pizza and award-winning beers in Wicker Park.
16 Mar 2011Logan Hardware
Logan Hardware sells new and used CD's, LPs, stereo equipment and games.
16 Mar 2011Rosa's Lounge
Rosa's Lounge is one of the premier locations for authentic Chicago blues.
16 Mar 2011Reckless Records
With three different locations in Chicago, Reckless Records is a music-lover's paradise.
15 Mar 2011Chicago Architecture Foundation
The Chicago Architectural Foundation provides a variety of tours of Chicago.
15 Mar 2011Margie's Candies
Margie's Candies is an old-fashioned candy store and ice cream shop which serves up a variety of sweet treats.
11 Mar 2011Maxwell Street Depot
The Maxwell Street Depot is a great late night stop for sandwiches and other food.