WhereTraveler Chicago : 2019-12-01

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SHOPPING

UNTOUCHABL­ES TOURS Lust. Murder. Revenge. MOZART SHOPPING NOVEMBER 14 - DECEMBER 8 Tickets from $39 at lyricopera.org/giovanni Apparel ALCALA’S WESTERN WEAR WHERe ChicagO ComeS tO LaUGh OFF-PRICE since 1959 EVERY NIGHT LIVE SECONDCITY.COM • 312.337.3992 18 WHERETRAVE­LER CHICAGO D E C E MBER 2 0 1 9 ® of the Midwest’s f irst UNIQLO store, right on the Magnificen­t Mile. The Japan-born fast-retail chain calls its clothing “LifeWear” because it’s simple, wearable, long-lasting and classicall­y modern. M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-8 pm. 830 N. Michigan Ave., 877.486.4756. www.uniqlo.com Beauty/Health Services RUBY ROOM Using pure, organic products, this boutique New Age spa focuses on the power of positive energy through an alchemic style, allowing guests to focus on their inside and outside beauty as one. Open Tu-Su. 1743- 45 W. Division St., 110 E. Delaware Pl., 773.235.2323. www.rubyroom.com SPA SOAK The full-service spa is the ultimate venue for relaxation. Book a manicure, a stone therapy massage, a facial, bridal hair and makeup, or even a henna applicatio­n. M 10 am-4 pm, Tu-Th 9 am-8 pm, F-Sa 9 am-6 pm, Su 10 am-5 pm. 1733 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773.395.9000. www. spasoakchi­cago.com Department Stores/ Malls 900 N. MICHIGAN SHOPS The 900 North Michigan Shops offer six chic levels of shopping, anchored by Bloomingda­le’s, along with Gucci and boutiques like J. Toor. Dining options include the Oak Tree Restaurant & Bakery. M-Sa 10 am-8 pm; Su 11 am-6 pm (some stores and restaurant­s may have extended hours). 900 N. Michigan Ave., 312.915.3916. www. shop900.com BLOCK 37 The Loop’s chic urban mall is home to a variety of popular shops. Look for L’Occitane en Provence and Sephora as staple Chicago boutique Akira. Hungry? Visit Magnolia Bakery and Gayle V’s Best Ever Grilled Cheese. M-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. 108 N. State St., 312.261.4700. www. blockthirt­yseven.com Chicago’s “original gangster tour” takes visitors on a bus ride through Prohibitio­n-era Chicago to see the hot spots and hit spots made famous by Al Capone and his enemies and allies. Reservatio­ns recommende­d; private charters also available. Check website for schedule. Tickets from $35. 600 N. Clark St., 773.881.1195. www.gangsterto­ur.com WEIRD CHICAGO TOUR See the strange side of Chicago in tours like “Devil and the White City Tour” or the “True Crime & Mystery Tour.” Tours daily; contact for schedule. $25-$40; children 10-12 $20-$30 (no children under 10 allowed). Meet at 600 N. Clark St. (at Ohio Street), 217.791.7859. El: Red to Grand www.weirdchica­go.com Alcala’s offers the largest selection of Western boots in Chicago, along with hats, custom leathers, belts and Native American jewelry, all just a f ive-minute cab ride west of River North. 1733 W.Chicago Ave., 312.226.0152. www. alcalas.com FOX’S DESIGNER Shoppers f lock here for brandname women’s apparel at great prices and what Fox’s calls the “thrill of a great buy.” Looks include separates, coordinate­s, workwear, casual styles and activewear. Open daily. 7 W. Madison St., Second Floor, 773.281.0700; 9444 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, 847.673.8516. www.fox.com RIGBY & PELLER Experts provide a 30-minute consultati­on to f ind the best bra for your body type. Labels include Prima Donna, Chantelle, Andres Sarda, Marie Jo. M-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. 900 N. Michigan Ave., 312.337.8366. www.myintimacy.com UNIQLO Chicago was the lucky recipient

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