48 Hours in Chicago

Tony cruises around the Windy City, has a damn-good hot dog, has a drink with painter and blogger Bruce Cameron Elliott, and dines with Top Chef champion Stephanie Izard.

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American Science & Surplus

This weird and wacky surplus store is sure to awaken your inner nerd.

5316 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60630

 
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Chicago Architectural and Historical Boat Tour

This boat tour gives visitors a fascinating history/architectural lesson through downtown Chicago; it’s also probably the best way to see the city.

465 N McClurg Ct
Chicago, IL 60611

 
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Museum of Surgical Science

Tony visits this museum, dedicated to the history of surgical science. Tony was most impressed with its trepanning exhibit.

1524 N Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60610

 

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