|A classic Chicago River view of downtown Chicago.
Among the bakery items made during the class were (clockwise from left) strawberry-whipped cream pazckis (Polish-style filled donuts), apple strudel, bienenstich (German pastry cream-whipped cream filled pastries with candied almond topping, custard-filled pazckis, and fruit filed kolachkys. Unfortunately, most of the items are too time-intensive to fit into our market production schedule.
Instructor Jory Downer, owner of Bennison's Bakery, Evanston, stretches paper-thin strudel dough
Streusel-topped apple pie --- delicious and baked in a brown paper bag.
New and old architectural styles are side-by-side throughout the city.
The Chicago Tribune tower from Michigan Avenue
Four (elevated) L train lines circle "The Loop" providing good service to most parts of the city.
The second most visited tourist spot in Chicago is Milennium Park built over Illinois Central Railroad tracks. It's an amazing space with all sorts of interesting features including the "Cloud Gate" sculpture.
A view of Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan from the top of the John Hancock Center, the city's second tallest building.