The time has come to sit outside, so use this as a helpful guide. Enjoy these free spots when the weather is hot — you’re sure to love them if you bring friends or not.
Pontificate on poodles or peek at pekingese at this dog-friendly park where you can enjoy the perks of dog ownership without the pleasurable poo pickups.
In the heart of the windy city you can read a poem, then look in the mirror—you’ll need a comb.
An inconspicuous location to people watch or catch a water taxi in case you decide not to return to work.
When you’re too cool for school to be bothered with the new, trendy riverwalk, search for a sunny nook in the crook of the buildings here.
While sitting near the Aon Center fountain will not alter your age in any capacity, your midday break can make you feel refreshingly younger than you will feel tomorrow.
This secluded park is the perfect patch of grass for lunchtime sunbathing. That is, if you don’t mind 5,000 high-rise employees staring down at you.
This little area is filled with the melodious sounds of birds chirping and taxi drivers giving the bird.
Simply tell your coworkers (in your best British accent) that you’re taking lunch at South Garden adjacent to the Art Institute, and you’ll instantly seem more cultured.
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