There are plenty of things you can do in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood as autumn fades into winter and temperatures begin to drop. Chatham is on the Southside of Chicago, here are five favorite things to do in your Chicago neighborhood.
Sight Seeing and Eating at McDonalds
The first favorite thing you can do in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood is go to McDonald’s on 7900 and King Drive to have an early-morning breakfast and read the Chicago Tribune while sight seeing. Breakfast is served between 5:00am to 10:30 to 11:30 am. A good morning menu: 3 sausage McMuffins(with jelly, why do you have to ask), large orange juice, pancakes, and a yogurt parfait. Have a leisurely inexpensive breakfast, while reading the automobile section of the Chicago Tribune and checking out the new or standard cars driving down 79th and King Drive. Buy a small cup of coffee to take with you after leaving.
Church’s Chicken on Tuesday at 87th and King Drive
The second favorite thing you can do in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood is to head to Church’s chicken on Tuesday to get their 99 cent deal-a leg and a thigh-to buy and take home to eat. Church’s usually crowded on Tuesday but you can survey the work of a Hudson Johnson’s building, at the bank across the street as you wait to be next in line to order your Church’s chicken to go. Hudson Johnson is a Chicago architect known for his in depth buildings, they look small on the outside but offers plenty of space on the inside.
Walk in The Rain
The third favorite thing you can do is walk in the rain, it is a good time to show off your raingear-umbrella, boots and raincoat in all. The rain in Chicago’s Chatham area has a clean, crisp, smoke and steel smell. Walk around the park between 86th and 87th and King drive and then walk down to Dunkin Donuts off 87th and Dan Ryan for some hot chocolate or milk, a donut or bagel.
Go Shopping At Target
The fourth favorite thing you can do is go shopping at Target on 87th and Cottage Grove. With the holidays as well as the temperatures drop you can find deals on wrapping paper, coats, scarfs, gloves, CD’s and holiday snacks by Archer Farms. The Target on 87th and Cottage Grove is opened until 8:00 to 9:00pm.
Going to Borders at 2210 West 95th Street
The fifth favorite thing you can on the Southside of Chicago in far Chatham neighborhoods is visit Borders books to check out the new releases, and get a cup of coffee or drink to go. Also, for the holidays fill out an application for a discount card. In addition, if you are interested in architecture, check out the dark brown bricks of the building. The concrete is fired over a minimum of 100 times to get those color bricks.