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Your “Rad” Summer

Branch Out this Summer with an Amstel Radler!

July 17, 2014

Summer. If you live in Chicago, you know summer is that magical time when people come out in droves to soak up the sun, fun and endless possibilities our city has in store. From festivals to lounging on the beach, we’ve got our new fave summer accessory: the Amstel Radler. The Amstel Radler is a mix of beer, lemon juice and natural ingredients. Think delicious beer meets sparkling lemon water. In a word? Refreshing. If your summers consist of going to farmers’ markets or hitting the same five restaurants for cocktails, shake off the ordinary and try out our three fun, new picks instead. Your Rad Summer Itinerary 1. Road trip to Michigan  Michigan is just …  Read more

Pillow Talk: Chicago’s Summer Swissotel Staycation

By: Symone Tripodis

June 26, 2014
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It’s almost the end of June, and most of us can agree: It hasn’t felt like summer. But what if summer was something more than beach days and suntans? No matter the humid and rainy weather in Chicago, summer tourists come from all over to see and experience what our hometown has to offer. We think it’s high time the locals jumped on board too! Our city is known for great food, street festivals, rivalry baseball and most importantly, the ability of our great big city to make you feel like you’re in a small town. Whatever you love about Chicago, Swissotel Chicago is here to help us celebrate home-sweet-home. Enjoy …  Read more

A New Way to Get Around Chicago

By: Symone Tripodis

May 22, 2014
Ride Scout
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There’s not only a new way to get around the city, there’s a better way. Imagine one place that could tell you all modes of available transportation nearest to your exact location, no matter where you are in the city. That place is RideScout. RideScout is Chicago’s newest free transportation app that shows you all forms of transportation in one view, including bikeshare, public transportation, taxi, rideshare, walking, driving and even parking. Rather than opening multiple apps at one time to figure out what transportation to take, let RideScout do the work and give you all the route options to your next destination in one view. Yes, getting anywhere in Chicago can …  Read more