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Socially-Distanced Team Building Activities in Chicago (with Virtual Options)

We understand the need to interact with others, whether that’s remotely from home or in person with social distancing. Here’s a list of ten virtual and socially-distanced team building activities for a fun, healthy, and safe experience. Many of them are rooted in Chicago culture but can be used by remote teams both in Chicago and outside of the city!

2020-10-23T14:14:35-07:00October 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Work in the Time of Covid: A Guide to Corporate Team Building during Coronavirus

Coronavirus has caused people to push away from each other. While physical distancing is necessary, it can lead to emotional isolation and a general sense of fear and mistrust. In the office, this hinders teamwork and decreases productivity. As Chicago begins to reopen, it’s more important than ever to build and strengthen your company [...]

2020-05-20T16:52:26-07:00May 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Savor the 2020 Chinese New Year in Chicago’s Chinatown

Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood is a bustling locale full of delicious food and chinoiserie. It offers a variety of flavors including regional classics and contemporary spins. From the traditional Cantonese dim sum and eye-watering Szechuan dishes of Old Chinatown to the Middle Eastern-influenced Xi’an dishes of New Chinatown, you can experience China’s cultural history without traveling [...]

2020-01-08T17:27:57-07:00January 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Ten Years of Walking & Food Tours

2020 Marks the 10th Anniversary of our Food & Walking Tours Hindsight is 20-20, and now that year 2020 has arrived, we at Bobby’s Bike Hike can’t resist looking back ten years to the launch of our food and walking tours! But before that, rearrange the numbers in 2020 and you get 2002, the year [...]

2020-02-25T14:04:32-07:00December 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Chicago Holiday Guide: Lights, Festivals and Holiday Markets

The Chicago holiday season is beautiful, bombastic, and bountiful. There are so many Chicago winter activities, from ice skating in Millennium Park to shopping at the Christkindlmarket that it can be both magical and overwhelming to experience. So let Bobby’s Bike Hike show you around! When we think of the winter holidays, two things come [...]

2020-10-23T14:04:24-07:00November 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Neighborhood Spotlight: Välkommen to Andersonville

Chicago is a city with a plethora of culturally diverse neighborhoods. These pockets of community have some of the best food and fun you’ll find in the City and tend to be off the traditional tourist beat. So for our next few blog posts, we’re going to spotlight some of these hidden gems, starting with [...]

2020-06-19T14:04:26-07:00July 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

The Ultimate Tourist Guide to Chicago

Chicago can be an overwhelming city to visit for the first, second, fifth, and tenth times. Okay, even us local-Chicagoans are overwhelmed from time to time. That’s not so bad though - it just means you have a lot to look forward to on your trip! So grab your pen or pencil, a piece of [...]

2020-06-24T13:47:06-07:00May 24th, 2019|0 Comments
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