Local Counsel with Blaine C. Kimrey

The Chicago attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Published in 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers magazine

By Blaine C. Kimrey on January 13, 2017


Best place to take a client  –  A Cubs game at Wrigley Field.

Favorite watering hole  –  The Chicago Athletic Association.

Best restaurant  –  North Pond.

Favorite historical fact about Chicago​​​​​​​  –  The “Windy City” refers not to the winds blowing off of Lake Michigan, but to the fact that Chicago’s politicians are full of hot air.

Favorite historical site​​​​​​​  –  The Museum of Science and Industry—last surviving building from the White City.

Favorite historical resident​​​​​​​  –  Michelle Obama.

Where to go after a win​​​​​​​  –  For a run along the lakefront in Evanston.

Where to go after a loss​​​​​​​  –  For a run along the lakefront in Evanston.

Favorite courthouse perk​​​​​​​  –  The view of Lake Michigan from the Daley Center.

Besides the people, favorite thing about your office​​​​​​​  –  The pingpong table on the 15th floor.

Best place to reflect​​​​​​​  –  The trail along the lake from Wacker to Museum Campus.

Best place for people watching​​​​​​​  –  Chicago Riverwalk.

Favorite local shop​​​​​​​  –  The farmers market in Ogilvie train station.

Favorite coffee shop​​​​​​​  –  Intelligentsia.

Favorite pizza joint​​​​​​​  –  Union Pizza Evanston.

Cubs or Sox? ​​​​​​​  –  Cubs (duh).

Most heartbreaking city sports moment​​​​​​​  –  108 years of Cubs failures.

Favorite city sports moment​​​​​​​  –  Cubs win the World Series in 2016!

Favorite city law​​​​​​​  –  No smoking in public buildings.

Place to take out-of-town guests​​​​​​​  –  Chicago architectural boat tour.

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