Love NYC but decided to take a job in Chicago? Any tips?

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Dont bother trying to look cute here in winter. Just survive it.

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Eat in moderation. Chicago food is delicious but heavy.

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Get ready for the best of both worlds. You’re gonna love it (once it gets back to “normal”). One of the top 3 cities in the country. So amazing food, top tier entertainment. But less attitude than NY and we have lots of trees. And alleys. So our garbage isn’t all over the sidewalk. Rats are probably the same size though. 😀

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Get a nice coat.

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Tip 1: invest in a good coat. I spent more on my winter coat than my car payment and it was worth every penny.
Tip 2: volunteer. Chicago Cares makes it easy to find a cause you’ll believe in and it will allow you to really see the cultural diversity in what is an otherwise pretty segregated city.
Tip 3: you only need to eat deep dish once a year and it only needs to be Peqouds. Otherwise, find your neighborhood pizza joint... Piece, Art of Pizza
Tip 4: Midway Airport. It’s a breeze.

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Those are fantastic tips. Having said that, O’Hare is not that bad if it’s the end of your trip and you’re not connecting through. TSA Pre-check helps too.

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Chicago is a comfortable city, I grew up there. If it had a little more diversity and a better advertising scene, I’d probably move there too.

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Get a great winter jacket

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Need a place? Hit this realtor up. https://www.dreamtown.com/agents/sara-olvera

Chicago is great! Buy a coat. And a scarf. And gloves. And boots.

Don't feed the pigeons

Neighborhoods! Explore them. My favorites are Andersonville/Lincoln Square/Logan Square/Pilsen, but there are so many more. Also my two favorite venues are the empty bottle and the music box theater; must sees!

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