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« on: February 04, 2009 09:45:27 AM »

Hello Windy City Craftsters!  I'm planning a special weekend retreat for my craft friends and we are looking for a hotel or bed & breakfast in a area where we can find artsy shops and craftster type yarn/paper stores.  I'm looking at the wicker park area simply because I've been there - but if there is a better neighborhood I'd love suggestions!  Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2009 12:03:01 PM »

Actually, I think WP is a good place. There's a lys right on division/Ashland, and you'll be near used book and music shops. There's also a Joann Fabrics near there as well. I live in Logan Square, just a bit north of there, and I think it's a great crafty neighborhood!
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« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2009 12:51:37 PM »

Thanks Nymphara -

would you reccommend staying downtown (Loop area) in one of the big hotels?  I would love to stay at the Wicker Park Inn - but we may not all be able to get rooms there. 
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