Tonight, knowing that I needed to write some pages of English essay ASAP, I thought that it would be a brilliant idea to go somewhere other than my hotel to do it. Yay!, I thought, a way to see the city while doing homework. I asked people in Chicago to recommend a laptop-friendly coffee shop, and received blank stares.
Went to a Border's and looked in a guidebook. Picked an up-and-coming neighborhood and hailed a cab. The driver was mystified. So. I had dinner at Zoom Kitchen and have now found my way to a Starbucks.
At least the T-Mobile wireless is free for the first 24 hours.