Bosty goes to Chicago

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

Bosty decided to spend his summer vacation in the windy city – Chicago. He was really excited to see Frank Gehry’s Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. He’s so cultured.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

Then he had to stop by the “bean” because he thought it sounded tasty. He was disappointed to see that it wasn’t a real, edible bean.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

He spent the afternoon wandering through Millennium Park dog watching and people watching, while admiring some of the park’s sculptures.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

For dinner he had to stop by Giordanos for some deep dish pizza.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

He even had some leftovers that he boxed up and had for a late night snack and breakfast the next day.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

Up next? A visit to the impressive Art Institute of Chicago.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

Bosty liked the modern wing – he’s a big fan of the architecture.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

He also visited the special exhibit on Roy Lichtenstein. Bosty loves comics so he’s a big fan of Lichtenstein’s style.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

Here’s one of his favorites in the exhibit – I think he just liked it because he could recognize Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

He was pretty excited to see Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks in person.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

That night Bosty decided to live it up and do some fine dining at the famous Charlie Trotter’s restaurant. He heard it was closing soon, so he wanted to make sure he had a fancy multiple course meal there.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

The next day he wanted to check out the view of the city from the Sky Deck at the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower).

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

After pushing through a lot of tourists at the top, he was able to get a few snapshots of himself in front of the view.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

Next we wandered around the city – it was such a beautiful, sunny day. Bosty got excited when he saw this parade float drive by – such colorful seahorses!

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

Here he is posing for another one of his tourist snapshots.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

Later we stumbled upon the Buckingham Fountain – Bosty was very tempted to swim in the water. After all, it was an unusually hot summer day.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

The word hot reminds me of…hot dogs! We stopped by Hot Doug’s for lunch.

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

After waiting in line for about an hour, Bosty tried not to be a piggy while eating several Chicago style hot dogs (he worked up quite an appetite).

Bosty goes to Chicago by collage artist Megan Coyle

 We ended our visit with a stroll through the city at night.

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