Chicago last weekend with my friends Phil, Noelle, John, Liana and Curtis. The last time I visited the "Windy City" was in April 2008.
Left: John and Noelle.
Right: Curtis and Liana.
community area of Edgewater on the city's North Side.
Above: Phil, Nate, Noelle and John.
One of the first things we did upon arrival was walk from Nate's apartment building (above) to nearby Thorndale Avenue Beach, also known as Lane Beach Park (below).
Above: Curtis on Thorndale Avenue Beach.
Above: Standing on the shoreline of Lake Michigan with the skyline of downtown Chicago in the distance.
NEXT: Part II
See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Weekend in Kansas City
Road Trip to St. Louis – Part 1: Following the Mississippi
Road Trip to St. Louis – Part 2: Dubuque
Road Trip to St. Louis – Part 3: St. Louis
Road Trip to St. Louis – Part 4: The Arch
Road Trip to St. Louis – Part 5: Carondelet
Wisconsin Adventure – Part 1: Black River Falls
Wisconsin Adventure – Part 2: The Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail
Wisconsin Adventure – Part 3: Potosi
Climbing Barn Bluff
Adventures in Mississippi River Bluff Country
Images: Michael J. Bayly.