Chicago, the beautiful city housed North of the River, full of dynamism, history, exhilarating sites and many more attractions. It is the third most populous city in America. The Near North Side, one of the community areas of Chicago, Illinois consists of a beautiful neighborhood known as River North Gallery District or just River North. The name “River North” was devised by Albert Friedman. This neighborhood hosts the largest number of art galleries apart from Manhattan and does not stop there, it also excels in containing the highest concentration of restaurants, nightlife and entertainment. One important aspect that we can’t forget to mention is the delicacies that this neighborhood provides. Almost every type of cuisine can be found in this district. Our journey of discovering what the beautiful River North holds for us has just begun.
The beauty and history of a place lies in itsalluring sites and exquisite landmarks. River North is blessed with abundance of such sites.There are a lot of places that you can visit in River North andthere are apparently a lot of things one can do. Some of the things that you can add to your bucket list when visiting this place is going to the House of Blues, where you can witness some of the best acts national as well as international. If you are a fan of contemporary radio and television then what can be better than visiting the place that provides exactly that. The place in question is known as Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC). If you are a fitness freak or you are looking for getting some exercise then East Bank Club provides it all with a running track, multiple pools, an indoor driving range and many more facilities such as spa and restaurants. Underground wonder bar is a place for people that are musicians by heart. Well aren’t we all a little, who doesn’t like lounging and relaxing while listening to the music as it flows with a sip of cocktail here and there. This place is ideal if you are going for a quiet night out. Art is one of the aspects that River North clearly portrays. River north contains a large concentration of art galleries where art lovers can quench their thirst of all kinds of art. Carl Hammer Gallery, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Echt Gallery are some of the galleries located in River North.
So many beautiful places there are to visit in River North but while doing so, what about the rollercoaster ride happening inside your stomach, yes, those hunger pangs need to be taken care of and we have just the right places for that. River North have over 100 restaurants with all kinds of different cuisines. If you are in hurry and want to grab a small meal then 3 Greens Market is the perfect place for you. If you are getting seafood cravings then Shaw’s Crab House is the right place to go. You can grab some Mexican food from XOCO, it is a package that is both reasonable as well as delicious. RPM Steakhouse provides the best steaks that would definitely leave you wanting for more. We all love a good pizza now and then; Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is just the right place for satisfying our pizza cravings. There are many more restaurants that you can visit in River North but these give you a brief overview of what River North has to offer.
River north also consists of stores where you can shop for antiques, furniture, beds, linens, etc. There are also some boutiques present such as En Vain and Merchandise Mart. If you want to book a hotel then River North is the best place for doing so because it lies in the heart of Chicago. River North provides with all you could ask for and much more. It’s a place that lures you in and lets you get mixed in its beauty.
Hence, at this point we all can agree that River North really is a place worth more than one visit.