William W. Powers State Recreation Area

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After the Run: Local Favorites

Club 81 Too This place is packed with locals on Fridays for the house specialty of walleye pike. Besides the crispy fish, you’ll get pickled beets, cottage cheese, fries, slaw and raw green onion for $13.95.
13157 S Avenue M, Chicago IL — (773) 646-4292
Wendy's Trying the new fries. They aren't bad, but apparently 99 cents gets you enough fries for a toddler with a small appetite...
3516 E 118th St, Chicago IL — (773) 646-4420
Lung Wah Very good food, and inexpensive. Yummy almond cookies come with the bill. And I LOVE the crab rangoons!!!
3240 169th St, Hammond IN — (219) 844-3736
El Norteno Tacos! Winning!!!
5708 W 5th Ave, Gary IN — (219) 944-9326
Gabe's Place Sit at Brandi's station.. excellent service
9 E Main St, Glenwood IL — (708) 757-7171
Porkchop Everything on the menu is great!! I literally tried almost everything on the menu.
Asian Harbor Love this place! The dynamite roll and spicy soft shell crab roll are amazing!!
1930 Ridge Rd, Homewood IL — (708) 799-5388
Aurelio's Pizza - Homewood Anna R is full of lies. Ask your waitress about the Old Oven <3
Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe Wonderful service each & every time. I look forward to coming here every time.
2155 183rd St, Homewood IL — (708) 922-0800
Burrito Station 2 The nacho salad dinner is dy-no -mite!
Popeye's Chicken Great garlic shrimp!
1077 Broadway, Gary IN — (219) 883-2824
Panera Bread Fuji Apple Chicken salad is AMAZE!
Bergstein's NY Deli You can hide a baby in between their enormous portions of corned beef on their Reuben.
The Egg & I Restaurants The chicken cobb sandwich is a MUST try ! But with mozz cheese instead of bleu :)
Hong Min Restaurant Best chinese food around! Egg rolls are top notch!
Palos Diner The Gyro Omelet with Feta cheese is absolutely amazing!
Skyline Restaurant Service is always great when we come
Northwoods Restaurant & Saloon Awesome place great food and diane is the best
968 E Steger Rd, Crete IL — (708) 672-1167
Pearson's Bakery A white cake with buttercream frosting from this legendary, authentic home-town bakery will always win dessert.
Ciao Ristorante Authentic Italian cuisine and great Martinis!
Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection - Level 1: Jul 25 - Jackson Park Harbor - Retaining Wall
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors. Details
Kayak Lake Michigan - Level 1: Beginners' Journey: Jul 29 - Jackson Park Harbor
Let REI prepare you for a lifetime of Big Lake paddling by introducing you to the equipment, maneuvers, rescues, and environmental awareness needed for a successful journey. This course begins in protected harbor waters and ventures out to more exposed areas if conditions allow. Details
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