Local Counsel with Blaine C. Kimrey

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

Published in 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers — February 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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