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Best things to do in Goose Island, Chicago

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bus Station
“- to Downtown, get off at Clark/Lake Blue Line Station for Millennium Park, Mag Mile, restaurants and bars - to West Loop restaurants, bars and night life, get off at Clark/Lake Blue Line Station and take Pink or Green, get off at Morgan or Clinton (15 min) - to South Loop restaurants, bars, night life, universities, gyms etc. get off at LaSalle Blue Line Station (10 min) - to O'Hare Airport directly (40 min) - to Union Station for Chicago suburb train or Wisconsin trains, get off at Clinton Blue Line Station (12 min) - to United Center (Bulls or Blackhawks), get off at Illinois Medical District Blue Line Station (15 min) - to Wrigleyfield (Cubs), get off at Jackson and take Red Line ”
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Comedy Club
“also an OG comedy theater- excellent shows- I highly recommend Improvised Shakespeare”
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Cocktail Bar
“With outposts in New York, San Francisco, Austin and Portland, Chicago seemed like the next logical location for the kitsch-happy Beauty Bar concept. Sparkling glitter paint adorns the walls, '60s beauty salon furniture acts as seating, and the backroom dance floor is completed with a shimmering disco ball. The music stays obscure and mostly dusty during the week, but DJs turn it into an electro dance party most weekends”
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American Restaurant
“Walking distance - great southwestern style food open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
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“Awesome space to watch sporting events and have a good beer. If you're looking more for a cozy feeling, they have a beer garden area with a fireplace and retractable roof.”
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Whisky Bar
“Such a chill fun laid back bar & great brunch and cocktails! Its really close to us!”
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Wine Cellars
“Lush’s latest outpost recently added a snacks menu, which makes this well-curated wine shop feel a bit more like a sleek wine bar. We really love the free-delivery policy to nearby BYOs. (The wine shop next door, Noble Grape, will deliver all the way to Western Avenue for a mere $2 per bottle.)”
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“Large Park less than a block away, perfect for soccer games, baseball games, pick-up basketball, etc. ”
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Accessories Store
“Boutique with items from local designers, plus beautifully-curated vintage home goods”
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Wine Cellars
“Local wine and beer shop - let the staff know what you are looking for and they will bring you a cold version from out back. ”
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Breakfast Spot
“Located right outside our door (at Chicago and Milwaukee), this place has delicious breakfast food!”
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Cuban Restaurant
“One of my favorite spots in the city. This is a BYOB Cuban restaurant. It is a hidden gem.”
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Burger Joint
“If you are in the mood for a fantastic burger, great craft beers and even a boozy milkshake - this is the place for you! And you can get there in 20 minutes on the red line and walking less than 1/2 mile.”
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Electronics Shop
“In case you need extra charger or need assistance with your Apple iPhone/Mac, etc”
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Sushi Restaurant
“Small, casual Japanese BYOB spot with house music & Japanese animation projected on the wall. ”
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