“ This was the first event I attended. The group could be more welcoming of newcomers. ”
— Bob L. on Nov 19, 2014.
“ Great opportunity to interact with others in an interesting venue (German food; I'm part German and had been unaware of this restaurant). Friendly people, interesting conversationalists in my age group. ”
— Susan on Nov 19, 2014.
“ Beautiful church ”
— Janet T. on Oct 12, 2014.
“ My first time was an overall good experience. ”
— Dawn on Sep 13, 2014.
“ Okay. ”
— Gregory Jay V. on Aug 19, 2014.
“ i fell off the radar for a bit, glad to be back on board!!! ”
— gail w. on Jul 16, 2014.
“ see above ”
— Randall B. on Apr 8, 2014.
“ Happy to be introduced to new things ”
— Bob on Mar 11, 2014.
“ I enjoyed the talking to the people who were there. I look forward to future meetings. ”
— Gene W. on Feb 25, 2014.
“ I've gone to a few of the events - always enjoyable ”
— Linda W. on Dec 1, 2013.
“ This was my first meeting. I'm looking forward to other meetings and a chance to meet other members. ”
— Sharon B. on Nov 30, 2013.
“ She was a great speaker. I loved the way her face just lit up when she talked about the different homes. She had lots of pictures of the different Sears homes. I was very impressed! ”
— Beatrice on Oct 13, 2013.
“ Great! As a Cragin/Lloyd Elementary/Foreman High School kid, I'm really digging this. ”
— Karen F. on May 6, 2013.
“ Although, The Meetup Group is maturing into a first rate group if you're intested in local and Chicago History, the Group provides contacts with other groups that are vested in local history. The group has a a focal point for great lectures, shows and points of history. I hope this can be maintained. ”
— Albert F. O. on Mar 12, 2013.
“ Excellent meetup. Good programs. Friendly, interesting members. ”
— dianawendt on Mar 12, 2013.
“ seems like a great group of people! ”
— Maureen on Jan 13, 2013.
“ informative and fun ”
— Christine P on Jan 13, 2013.
“ This meetup has organized great events. ”
— susan on Jan 12, 2013.
“ This walking house tour was excellent on every level including exceptionally good weather which always helps. ”
— Dottie on Sep 30, 2012.
“ This one was a winner! ”
— Natasha on Sep 15, 2012.
“ A very well organized house and garden tour in a beautiful neighborhood on a beautiful day. The homes and gardens were all very nice and the docents were competent and pleasant. An included tour of Schurz High School was conducted by the principal. ”
— Gary S. on Sep 15, 2012.
“ As new members, we have so far been impressed with the events we have attended. Things are run with professionalism. ”
— Linda K. on Sep 15, 2012.
“ It serves as the publicity and outreach medium for the Northwest Chicago Historical Society, so it is a good use of meetup to attract new members as well as publicize events. They have interesting and frequent events at a variety of venues in the area. Northwest Chicago is a historically significant area and they are working hard to keep these memories alive. ”
— Ellen on Mar 26, 2012.
“ See you again. ”
— George on Nov 22, 2011.
“ Good meeting ”
— Sandra G. on Nov 16, 2011.
“ Frank always bring many new and informative lectures. ”
— Kathy on Nov 13, 2011.
“ We may be slightly biased but we think it's great! ”
— Mary Rose & J. on Jul 18, 2011.
“ For those curious about the whys of people, places and things in Chicago's past, this is group with many of those answers. They are nice people with a love of Chicago and its past and are willing to share their knowledge and experiences. Their personal stories of current day life in the city are great to hear about too! Facts and building connections across neighborhood boundaries is a good endeavor for all! ”
— Elaine C. on May 8, 2011.
“ positive !! ”
— george v. on May 8, 2011.
“ Quite a find to somebody with an interest in local history. ”
— Frank Chambers J. on Apr 18, 2011.
“ I really appreciate all you do! ”
— Alan G. on Mar 27, 2011.
“ Good group of people, very knowledgeable and friendly. ”
— Edwin G F. on Mar 23, 2011.
“ because there's always a little something for everyone. ”
— laura marie s. on Nov 17, 2010.
“ So far - very good! ”
— Frank G. on Nov 17, 2010.
“ I like it very much. Very active and lots of diversity in their offerings. ”
— David on Nov 16, 2010.
“ Bravo! ”
— chris w. on Oct 13, 2010.
“ If ya love Chicago, then this is the natural place to meet up some folks to find out how it got to be the fine city it is today. ”
— Dan on Oct 9, 2010.
“ People were friendly and very passionate about Bohemian National Cemetery which is on the National Register of Historic Places. ”
— Marge Sladek S. on Aug 23, 2010.
“ To learn about the city where you live and those who made it what it is today. ”
— Walter R. K. on Aug 9, 2010.
“ Learn about Chicago's History. ”
— Betty on Sep 13, 2009.
“ intersting people. very friendly ”
— Mary Beth C. on Aug 22, 2009.
“ If you grew up on the Northwest side of Chicago and have an interest in you old neighborhoods and maybe those of friends and relatives, this is the place for you. Also those who are new to the area can learn much about the rich heritage and influence of the early residents and also what is being done to preserve some of the old landmarks they created. ”
— Patricia H. on Jun 3, 2009.
“ don't know. I was 1 of 2 intro'd as "new" and said I came through the meetup group, but no one from your group spoke to me. Could you please provide parking info for your meetings? ”
— danny on Sep 11, 2012.