Kibbitznest

Kibbitznest - 2212 N. Clybourn Simply put, Kibbitznest is one of the coolest places that we've inadvertently stumbled on. While out and about the other day we weren't ready to go home yet so I was scanned Google Maps for somewhere to go. After looking at a couple places Kibbitznest in Lincoln Park popped up.... Continue Reading →

William Shakespeare Memorial – Lincoln Park

William Shakespeare Monument - Lincoln Park Near the Lincoln Park Conservatory sits none other than The Bard himself. Installed in 1894, the statue was created by William Ordway Partridge, who did extensive research to determine what Shakespeare actually looked like. A plaster model of the monument was displayed at the 1893 World's Colombian Exposition. It... Continue Reading →

Eugene Field Memorial – Lincoln Park

Visiting Lincoln Park Zoo last week we came across a beautiful memorial to writer Eugene Field. Most well know for his children's poem, "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod," Field moved to Chicago in 1883, writing a popular column for the Chicago Daily News called, "Sharps and Flats." The 1922 monument, known as "The Dream Lady," features... Continue Reading →

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