Individual Author Record
Name: Sharon WoodhousePen Name: None Genre: Born: in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSharon Woodhouse is a third-generation Chicagoan.
Biographical and Professional InformationSharon Woodhouse spent much of her young adulthood studying international relations in Indiana, Spain, Mexico, and Switzerland. Wanting a temporary retreat from the global, she returned to her beloved hometown and finished her schooling with a philosophy degree from UIC. She's been here ever since, finding enough excitement on the local front.
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Know More, Spend Less: A Native's Guide to Chicago
ISBN: 0964242605 Lake Claremont Pr. 1999 A unique 297-page insider's budget guide to the Windy City that takes readers beyond the standard tourist grounds and highlights hundreds of free, inexpensive, and unusual things to do around town. Packed with useful information on every page, this is the perfect resource for tourists, business travelers, students, and resident Chicagoans alike.
Waterfalls in the city. Politics close up. Historic cemeteries. Architecture To Enjoy -- landmarks, churches, and oddities plus. $2 Breakfasts. $4 Lunches. $5 Dinners. Ethnic dining from Afghan to Laotian to Ukrainian. Free movies, theatre, comedy, poetry, and nightclubs. The range of recreation from archery, birdwatching, and bingo to ping pong, virtual reality, and wind surfing. Resale, flea market and outlet store shopping. City wide extravaganzas and neighborhood fests. Walking tours of luxury hotel lobbies and outdoor public art. All this and much more...
For those who want to venture into the nooks and crannies of real, every day Chicago, From someone who knows and loves this metropolis inside and out... You will not find a more indispensable handbook to America's Second City.