New Meetup: The Magnificent Drake Hotel: Breakfast and a Tour

From: Tom B.
Sent on: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 5:20 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Windy City Explorers!

What: The Magnificent Drake Hotel: Breakfast and a Tour

When: Saturday, January 15,[masked]:30 AM

Where: Drake Hotel
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL 60611

Please join us for breakfast and a tour of the Magnificent Drake Hotel. On Saturday January 15th we'll gather in the historic Drake Brothers Restaurant in the hotel for a meal to celebrate our New Year of explorations with the Windy City Explorers. We'll converse about the rich history of this property and be treated to a private tour of the property by hotel management. If it's available, we might even get a peek into the Presidential Suite where Princess Diana stayed in 1996. If we look carefully during our tour, we might even recognize scenes from the classic movies Mission: Impossible, Risky Business, My Best Friend's Wedding, Hero, What Women Want, Continental Divide, Flags of Our Fathers, and Wicker Park which all include scenes filmed at the Drake. Finally, we'll be sure to ask our guide about the mysterious "Lady in Red" who supposedly haunts this property!

If you like amateur video, feel free to watch this cute You Tube Video shot by a a nice couple this past summer!

Please click on this link, and a breakfast menu will download to your computer. Have a good look at the menu and recognize that the added value of the tour is included with the price of your meal. No extra fee is charged for the tour. We will pay in one big check so please come prepared with CASH to pay for your own meal, and include a generous supplement for tax and gratuity as well.

We hope to see you all there! Please don't RSVP "Yes" unless you're sure you can join us. We need a good count for the restaurant and the tour.

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http://www.meetup.com/windycityexplorers/calendar/15744905/

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