Author Archives: GTMA

Three Alternative Ways to Spend Your Black Friday in Chicago

Everyone knows that the day after Thanksgiving is reserved for an abnormal amount of coffee, standing around in lines longer than they should be, and excessively heavy shopping bags. The shopaholics dream made-up holiday, Black Friday has been bringing in crazy discounts and shopping deals since the 1950’s. Originally getting the name “Black Friday” because…

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How throw a Friendsgiving to Remember

Sometimes Chicago can feel like the biggest city, and we here at Aqua at Lakeshore East understand that. We know that people move to Chicago for the experience, the lights, and the fun. But we also know that many people who have moved here, have another city they would like to spend the holidays at.…

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3 Things to Know About The World’s Largest Starbucks in Chicago

If you are a coffee lover living in the River North district of Chicago, Illinois, today is your lucky day. Opening today, November 15th, 2019 is the largest Starbucks store in the world. Sitting at the corner of North Michigan Avenue and East Erie Street, this previously a Crate and Barrel store, is a 35,000…

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Must Try Fall Menu Favorites

It’s about that time here in Chicago… the temperatures begin to drop as the layers of sweaters and scarves start to build up. Not only does the weather change, but so do our appetites! The summer revolves around cold beverages and light, refreshing meals and recipes. But now, Fall is here; and that means we're…

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