Historic church in Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago
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A Look Inside Chicago’s Polish Heart

eATLAS’ Historical Stroll Through the Downtown Polish Settlement in Chicago tour visits nine locations on the Northwest Side that celebrate the contributions of Polish Americans in the Windy City. The first seven are cultural and the final two are restaurants. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) The failure of the November Uprising in 1830 led to stricter […]

June 13, 2024

‘Y’ Does Chicago Have a Secret Symbol?
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‘Y’ Does Chicago Have a Secret Symbol?

eATLAS’ Hidden in Plain Sight scavenger hunt Adventure asks you to solve clues that will take you to seven locations where Chicago’s Y-shaped municipal device is displayed. The symbol is also featured on our CHIstory ScavHunt Adventure, which takes place May 31st-June 2nd, with a chance to win cash prizes totaling $5,000. By Dave Lifton […]

April 25, 2024

Spirits of the Windy City: Is Chicago Haunted?
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Spirits of the Windy City: Is Chicago Haunted?

Even if you, as Ray Parker Jr. sang, “ain’t ‘fraid of no ghost,” you’ll still want to take eATLAS’ Spirits of the Windy City Adventure, which visits several of the places described below and others, and pairs them with nearby drinks for a fun and spooky night out. The pub crawl was created by Concierge […]

January 11, 2024

How Chicago Became a Bootlegging Capital
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How Chicago Became a Bootlegging Capital

Reading about Chicago’s history with alcohol is fun, but it’s much better to experience it. Local food historian Amy Bizzarri has two Chicago Cocktail Adventures for eATLAS that take you to some of the most legendary lounges in the Loop. Check out Part 1 and Part 2. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) In 1833, the year […]

January 4, 2024

How Chicago Shaped Abraham Lincoln
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How Chicago Shaped Abraham Lincoln

eATLAS has a “Looking for Lincoln in Chicago” Adventure that takes you to seven places exploring Abraham Lincoln’s time in the Windy City. We also have a similar experience in Macomb, Ill., located 240 miles from Chicago. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) On its license plates, Illinois proudly boasts of being the Land of Lincoln. Although […]

October 6, 2023

Sedona, Arizona, USA downtown and mountains.
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Superb Sedona!

eATLAS has partnered with the Sedona Heritage Museum to create the Superb Sedona Adventure. The free, 60-minute tour features six stops where you can learn more about the town’s rich history, and even includes a stop at a local ice cream parlor! You can check it out here. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) People from all […]

September 7, 2023

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