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Hi Shifters!

We are excited to welcome you to Chicago! We wanted to share some information to help you navigate your way around ChiTown.

All meals and snack at the conference are certified kosher (cholov yisroel unless otherwise labeled) and are included in your conference experience.  

Did you forget something at home?

Do you need that special coffee in the morning?

Do you need a taste of Chicago?

By the Silversmith Hotel:

  • Dunkin: 75 East Washington Street (1.5 blocks away from hotel – opposite direction from Spertus)

  • Starbucks: 55 East Jackson Boulevard (3 blocks away from hotel on the way to Spertus)

  • CVS: 105 South Wabash Ave (1 block from hotel on the way to Spertus)

  • Walgreens: 30 N. Michigan Ave (2 blocks away from hotel – opposite direction from Spertus) 

  • Target: 1 South State Street (1 block from hotel)

By the BW Grant Park Hotel:

  • Dunkin: 1231 South Wabash Ave (.2 mile away from hotel – opposite direction of Spertus)

  • Starbucks: 555 South Dearborn Street (.5 mile away from hotel – slightly past Spertus)

  • Starbucks: 31 East Roosevelt Road (.2 mile away from hotel – opposite direction of Spertus)

  • CVS: 520 South State Street (.5 mile away from hotel – slightly past Spertus)

  • Walgreens: 2 East Roosevelt Road (.2 mile away from hotel – opposite direction of Spertus)

  • Target: 1154 South Clark Street (.5 mile away from hotel – opposite direction of Spertus)

By the Congress Plaza Hotel

  • You are a one minute walk to Spertus so your best bets are one of the shops listed above.

If you are looking for some local favorites we would suggest checking out:

  • For the traditional Chicago Deep Dish Pizzeria Experience, try Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, 805 South State Street, Chicago or Giordano’s Pizza, 1340 South Michigan Ave. (Other locations for both)

  • If you are looking for a Kosher restaurant, try Milt’s Barbecue for the Perplexed (www.miltsbbq.com) 3411 North Broadway Street. (Not walking distance, reservations recommended)

  • And for traditional Chicago Mix Popcorn, try Garrett’s Popcorn 27 West Jackson Boulevard or 4 East Madison Street. 

Just remember we are here to help you make this an unforgettable experience. If you need assistance, look for anyone with an Ask Me button or with a pomegranate colored scarf and we will point you in the right direction!

The Paradigm Planning Committee