The Curious Curse of the Chicago Cubs

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    01 Dec 2016
    Clock 50min      Length1.5mi
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    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    Before winning the World Series in 2016, it was believed that the Chicago Cubs were cursed. Starting and ending at Wrigley Field itself, find out more about that curse on this fictional tour of Chicago's Wrigleyville and Boystown neighborhoods.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Wrigley Field, Wrigleyville, Boystown

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The tour starts at Wrigley Field, a major landmark in Chicago. Below are directions, both by car and by public transportation.

    Driving:

    From the I-90 East, take exit 45A, for Addison St toward 3600 N90 E
    Turn left onto W Addison St
    Turn left onto N Clark St

    From the I-55 N, use the left 2 lanes to take the U.S. 41 N/Lake Shore Drive N exit
    Merge onto US-41 N/S Lake Shore Dr
    Merge onto US-41 N/S Lake Shore Dr
    Use any lane to turn left onto IL-19 W/W Irving Park Rd
    Turn left onto N Lake Shore Dr
    Turn right onto W Sheridan Rd
    Turn left onto N Sheffield Ave
    Turn right onto W. Addison St

    Public Transportation:

    Take the Red, Blue, or Brown line to Addison St
    From the Red line, head west on Addison St
    From the Blue or Brown line, head east on Addison St

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Restaurants: Old Crow Smokehouse, Lucky's Sandwich Shop, Chicago Diner
    Bars: Cubby Bear, Sluggers World Class Sports Bar, Roscoe's (LGBTQ bar)
    Coffee and Tea: Dollop Coffee Co, Pick Me Up Cafe
    Retail: Chicago Comics, Halstead Smoke Shop

    Best time to walk:

    This tour is best during daytime hours.

    Precautions:

    During baseball season (Mar-Nov), this part of town can become very crowded. Keep an eye on your personal belongings.

    Due to cold weather, this tour is best avoided December through February.

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