Entries Tagged as 'hilary’s urban eatery'

Museum of Science & Industry

April 5th, 2004 · 6 Comments

Energy Lab
Energy Lab, Museum of Science & Industry, Jackson Park, Chicago

Steph Learning How a Toilet Works, Plumbing Exhibit
Steph Learning How a Toilet Works in the Plumbing Exhibit, Museum of Science & Industry, Jackson Park, Chicago

The Farm Exhibit
The Farm Exhibit, Museum of Science & Industry, Jackson Park, Chicago

Arachnida Collection in the Grainger Hall of Basic Science
Arachnida Collection in the Grainger Hall of Basic Science, Museum of Science & Industry, Jackson Park, Chicago

Stephanie
Stephanie in the Grainger Hall of Basic Science, Museum of Science & Industry, Jackson Park, Chicago

Jessica
Jessica, Wicker Park, Chicago

Sunday my brother and his family visited and we had brunch buffet at Hilary’s Urban Eatery (HUE) and then went to the Museum of Science and Industry. We only had a few hours to spend there and it’s so huge we could have spent all day.. one bonus is that since they have a family membership to the Milwaukee Public Museum they get in free to a lot of museums in Chicago, including this one. It’s nice to know I can see my brother, his wife, and my nieces almost whenever I want.. already since I moved here I’ve seen them twice, which is how much I usually would see them in an entire year.

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Polish Museum of America

March 28th, 2004 · 9 Comments

Polish Museum of America
Mom at the Polish Museum of America, Wicker Park, Chicago

My parents came down from Wisconsin today and we had brunch buffet at Hilary’s Urban Eatery (HUE). Afterward we browsed around Brown Elephant, a second-hand store that was the first resale store in the country designed to specifically raise funds for HIV/AIDS care. Since I live in a Polish neighborhood, we then wandered over to the Polish Museum of America where we learned that Chicago and it’s suburbs (collectively known as Chicagoland) have the largest population of Polish people outside of Warsaw, Poland. The museum’s Great Hall closed for renovations so I think we missed a lot, but the admission is free so I’m not complaining.

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