All avolkmann's Reviews
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Costco- Mettawa (3 weeks ago)

My family and I often go to Costco to get items we frequently use. I like going in there and trying the different samples they have. They also have a... Read More >
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Best Buy - Vernon Hills (3 weeks, 1 day ago)

I've been here a few times to look for various pieces of technology. It's a bit overwhelming, but everything was easy to find. The employees are very helpful if a... Read More >
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Barnes & Noble - Deerfield (3 weeks, 3 days ago)

I've been to this Barnes and Noble a few times. It's nothing special, pretty much like any other Barnes and Noble I've been to, in a good way. I find... Read More >
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Apple Store - Nortbrook (3 weeks, 3 days ago)

I like coming in to this store and looking at the latest Apple products. The technicians there are very helpful and able to solve just about any problem or answer... Read More >
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ABT Electronics & Appliances (3 weeks, 3 days ago)

I went to this store a few years ago to help my parents pick out new kitchen appliances. The place is huge, and they have just about anything and everything... Read More >
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7-Eleven - Davis St., Evanston (3 weeks, 3 days ago)

I've gone to this 7-11 a few times. It's convenient and a lot cleaner than other convenience stores I've been into. It's also located in a generally safe area, as... Read More >
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Palatine Public Library (4 weeks ago)

I also was at this library for the same presentation back in October. Everyone was nice and friendly, and they really seemed to enjoy the presentation. Read More >
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Uncle Dan's - Highland Park (4 weeks ago)

I came in here once a few years ago to get a new winter coat for myself. The coat section was very easy to find, and everything is laid out... Read More >
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Play it Again Sports (1 month ago)

I went to the Deerfield location once with my mom when I was a kid to get new ice skates. I remember the person that helped us was very nice... Read More >
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Pump It Up (1 month ago)

I remember coming here for my sisters birthday party back when it was in Vernon Hills. I had a lot of fun. I loved playing air hockey and sliding down... Read More >
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Loras College (1 month ago)

I graduated from Loras in 2016. The disability service program at this school is fantastic. Everyone that worked in the office was very friendly and respectful. Students that were enrolled... Read More >
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Glencoe School District 35 (1 month ago)

I was also here for the same presentation over a year ago. Everyone was nice and friendly and they all seemed to enjoy the presentation. Read More >
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Highland Park Park District (1 month ago)

I used to go to one of Highland Park's parks a lot when I was little, and I remember loving it. I don't remember the name of the park, but... Read More >
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Wildfire - Lincolnshire (1 month ago)

I've only been here a few times when I was younger. I remember the food being good, but that's about it. Read More >
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The Italian Village Restaurants - Chicago (1 month, 1 week ago)

I've only eaten in one of the four (I think) restaurants in the building a long time ago, and it was okay. The interior of the building, as well as... Read More >
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The Cheesecake Factory - Chicago (1 month, 1 week ago)

I came to this Cheesecake Factory once when I was little. I remember liking the decor, and thinking it reminded me of Alice in Wonderland. I also remember liking the... Read More >
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That Little Mexican Cafe (1 month, 1 week ago)

I came here once for lunch a long time ago. The food was okay, but I don't remember much else about my experience there. Read More >
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Subway - Lake Forest (1 month, 1 week ago)

I've been to this Subway a few times for lunch. It was pretty good, although not that much different than other Subways I've been to. Everyone that worked there was... Read More >
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Stir Crazy Cafe - Northbrook (1 month, 1 week ago)

I've been to this restaurant, which is located within the Northbrook Court mall, a few times when I've gone to see a movie at the movie theater nearby. The food... Read More >
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Starbucks - Northbrook (1 month, 1 week ago)

I've been to this Starbucks, which is actually inside of the Northbrook Court mall, a few times when I've shopped at this mall. It's convenient for shoppers and people who... Read More >
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Something's Brewing- Grayslake (1 month, 1 week ago)

I went here a few times when I took classes at College of Lake County. This coffee shop is located inside one of the college's buildings, so it's convenient for... Read More >
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Sea Ranch - Evanston (1 month, 1 week ago)

I come here often for lunch, since it's right down the street from where I work. I like how it's a combination of a restaurant and a Japanese mini-grocery store... Read More >
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Ron of Japan - Northbrook (1 month, 1 week ago)

I came here once with my family and a few friends for my birthday. I thought it was fun, but not as good as other places I've been. We told... Read More >
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Red Robin - Lincolnshire (1 month, 1 week ago)

I've been to this Red Robin a few times, and my experiences there have been alright. I thought the burgers were really good, and the service was excellent, but the... Read More >
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Red Mango - Northbook (1 month, 1 week ago)

I've only been here once, but I would definitely like to go again. The frozen yogurt was very tasty, although they only had a few options for flavors. Read More >
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Potbelly Sandwich - Evanston (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

The organization I work for got takeout from this Potbelly location a few years ago. Since Potbelly doesn't currently have gluten free bread, I got a salad instead. It was... Read More >
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Portillo's Hot Dogs - Vernon Hills (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

I like going to Portillo's for lunch. Their pasta and burgers are delicious! The only thing I don't like about it is that since it's so popular, the restaurant tends... Read More >
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Moosejaw Pizza and Dells Brewing Co. (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

I remember coming here once when my family went on vacation to the Dells with my cousins. I remember liking the pizza here, and we all loved the little paper... Read More >
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Little Ricky's Rib Joint (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

I came to this restaurant with my family once for dinner after a doctor's appointment. The food was good, and the atmosphere was nice and relaxing, since we sat outside... Read More >
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Johnny Rocket's (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

I used to come here back when it was in the Northbrook Court mall, but haven't been since they moved. I remember having a lot of fun here. I don't... Read More >
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Italian Village (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

I went to this restaurant with my family before seeing a play one time, which is actually four different restaurants within the same building and under the same name. I... Read More >
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Full Moon Family Restaurant (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

I came here once on my way to a class I was taking, since people had recommended this restaurant to me before. I thought it was okay. I wasn't feeling... Read More >
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Dunkin' Donuts - Evanston (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

I went to this location once, and I didn't really like it as much as I do other Dunkin' Donuts I've been into. Since it's in a CTA station, there... Read More >
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Dunkin' Donuts - Chicago (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

I go to this Dunkin' Donuts location a lot whenever I travel to Chicago. For the most part, the employees friendly and efficient. But other times, especially when it's busy,... Read More >
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Dog n Suds (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

I came here one time for lunch. I had a burger and a root beer float, which were both really good. I like how the portions were just right, not... Read More >
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Denny's - Highland Park (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

I came here once a long time ago with some family friends. I don't remember what the food was like, so it must've been average. I remember the employees being... Read More >
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Naf Naf Grill - Evanston (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

I like coming to this Naf Naf for lunch. Everyone is very friendly here, and the food is delicious. Read More >
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Target - Lake Bluff (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

My family and I have started coming here a lot since it first opened a few years ago, since we used to (and still sometimes do) shop at the one... Read More >
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Chipotle Mexican Grill- Evanston (1 month, 4 weeks ago)

I've been to this Chipotle a few times, and I've had nothing but good experiences each time. I love Chipotle's food, and everyone at this particular location are very nice... Read More >
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Bravo! Cucina Italiana - Glenview (1 month, 4 weeks ago)

I remember coming here once when I was a kid. I liked their make-your-own pizza, that was so fun to do! I don't remember what the food was like, but... Read More >
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Blind Faith Cafe (2 months ago)

I've been to this restaurant a few times for lunch. It's a nice spot to come in for a meal, coffee, or dessert. Even if you are not a vegetarian,... Read More >
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Bagel Art (2 months ago)

I've been here a couple times for coffee, which is pretty good. However, the service was slow the past few times I've been there. I would suggest that they hire... Read More >
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Andy's Frozen Custard - Evanston (2 months ago)

I came here once a few years ago. I pass Andy's often on my way from work, and I thought I'd stop in and try it one day. The employees... Read More >
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Wildfire - Glenview (2 months ago)

I remember coming to this location a while ago. My family and I were in Glenview for some other reason, and, since we like the Wildfire in Lincolnshire, we thought... Read More >
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The Cheesecake Factory- Skokie (2 months ago)

It's been a long time since I've eaten here, but I remember the food being good and the servers being friendly. The portions of the food are huge, and I... Read More >
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Starbucks - Dempster, Evanston (2 months ago)

I go to this Starbucks often, since it's right down the street from where I work. The employees are very welcoming and friendly, and they almost always are very efficient... Read More >
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Panera Bread - Evanston (2 months, 1 week ago)

I went to this Panera once for lunch. It was pretty good, except for the fact that, like most other Paneras I've been to, they don't offer gluten free choices... Read More >
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Michael's Restaurant (2 months, 1 week ago)

I remember coming here a long time ago for a birthday party. The food was good, from what I remember, and I remember having fun playing Pac Man in their... Read More >
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Metra (2 months, 1 week ago)

I take the Metra once a week to and from work, and have ridden the trains many other times for various reasons. For the most part, I have had good... Read More >
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Arclight Cinemas - Glenview (2 months, 1 week ago)

I came here a long time ago to see a movie. I don't remember why my family and I were in the area, since we usually don't go to Glenview... Read More >
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Writer's Theatre (2 months, 1 week ago)

I was also at the presentation at this theater last year. Everyone was very interested in what the presenters had to say, and they asked good and thoughtful questions. I... Read More >
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Wrigley Field (2 months, 1 week ago)

I've been to Wrigley a few times for some Cubs games and I had a lot of fun, even though the Cubs lost every time I went. I was lucky... Read More >
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Walt Disney World Resort (2 months, 2 weeks ago)

I used to come here a lot when I was little, and would love to go back someday! I love Disney World, and it is truly a magical place. I... Read More >
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United Center (2 months, 2 weeks ago)

I've been to the United Center a few times for various events, but I haven't been there in a while. I remember the overall atmosphere was fun, especially during the... Read More >
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The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (2 months, 2 weeks ago)

I came here a few times when I was little to see the annual Nutcracker performances. I remember the service being good, and the facilities were accommodating. However, the last... Read More >
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Six Flags Great America (2 months, 2 weeks ago)

I like going to Six Flags, even though I'm not really into the types of rides they mostly have there (I don't like rides that go upside down, and about... Read More >
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Rosemont Theatre (2 months, 2 weeks ago)

I've only been here a few times to see Christmas shows when I was little, but I remember enjoying my time there. The seats were comfortable, and the service was... Read More >
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Regal Lincolnshire 21 & IMAX (2 months, 2 weeks ago)

I go to this theater a lot, though not as much as the other movie theaters near me, due to the fact that this one is pretty far away from... Read More >
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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (2 months, 2 weeks ago)

I've only visited the museum once a long time ago, and I remember it being interesting, but I don't remember specific details. I've taken walks around the pond they have... Read More >
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Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (2 months, 3 weeks ago)

I also was at the same presentation the other day. Everyone was very friendly and accommodating. I like how they provided lunch for us afterward, and we had wonderful conversations... Read More >
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Par-King Skill Golf (2 months, 3 weeks ago)

I played mini golf here a few years ago with my friends. It was fun, since I enjoy playing mini golf anyway. However, I did find a lot of the... Read More >
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North Shore Center for the Performing Arts (2 months, 3 weeks ago)

I came here once when I was little to see a performance. I remember liking it, but I don't remember much about the venue. I remember the facility was nice... Read More >
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Navy Pier (2 months, 3 weeks ago)

I used to come here a few times when I was little, but now that I'm older, I only come here when there's a special event going on. I like... Read More >
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Museum of Science and Industry (2 months, 3 weeks ago)

I wasn't there when the Disability Awareness Players were here for a training, but I'm glad to hear the staff was flexible and accommodating to them. Personally, I love going... Read More >
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Millenium Park (2 months, 4 weeks ago)

I love coming here whenever I'm in Chicago and the weather is nice. I like walking through the gardens and people watching. I also like their outdoor theater, and want... Read More >
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Marriott Theatre (2 months, 4 weeks ago)

I came here a few times when I was little, and one of those times was for my birthday one year. I remember the productions I saw being well done... Read More >
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Liberty Theater (2 months, 4 weeks ago)

I went to this theater once when I was a kid, and my experience there was okay. The theater was old, so it was very small, and didn't smell very... Read More >
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Lambs Farm (3 months ago)

I haven't been here in a really long time, but I remember loving this place when I was little. I loved going to the petting zoo and riding the carousel... Read More >
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Lake County Discovery Museum (3 months ago)

I remember coming here once with my fifth grade class. I don't remember much about it, but I do remember having fun here. Read More >
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Kroll's Fall Harvest Farm (3 months ago)

I remember coming here at least once when I was little, but I haven't been back since. I remember having fun there, and I enjoyed helping my family pick our... Read More >
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Kohl Children's Museum (3 months ago)

I used to come here a lot when I was little, back when it was in Wilmette. I haven't been back since then, but I still remember having fun there... Read More >
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Hawthorn Lanes (3 months ago)

It's been a long time since I've been here, but I remember it being okay. I remember it being kind of dirty and smelled like old cigarettes, but other than... Read More >
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Harris Theater (3 months, 1 week ago)

I wasn't there when JJ's List did a training here, but I remember going to see a dance performance at this theater once a long time ago. I remember it... Read More >
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Comcast (3 months, 1 week ago)

I was at the same presentation, which was actually at a Pinstripes near where one of their offices is. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming, and they seemed really eager... Read More >
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Cadillac Palace Theatre (3 months, 1 week ago)

i came hear a little over a year ago to see Aladdin, which was fantastic! I have also seen several other musicals here. As with most theaters, this is an... Read More >
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Bank of America Theatre (3 months, 1 week ago)

I saw Hamilton at this theater, which is now called the CIBC Theater, and it was amazing! The show itself was fantastic, and the venue was beautiful. I remember taking... Read More >
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Allstate Arena (3 months, 1 week ago)

I've visited this arena a few times over the years for various events, and I personally haven't had any negative experiences. It does get a little crowded and loud, but... Read More >
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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (3 months, 1 week ago)

I remember going to this museum when it first opened, and have gone back a few times over the years. I find the museum to be interesting, and it gave... Read More >
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JJ's List (3 months, 2 weeks ago)

I've been involved with JJ's List for about 2 years now, and I believe this is a fantastic organization! I love how there are plenty of opportunities for people with... Read More >
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Harper College (3 months, 2 weeks ago)

I was also here for the same presentation back in October. Everyone was very friendly and accommodating. Read More >
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CVS Pharmacy- Sherman Ave., Evanston (3 months, 2 weeks ago)

I usually go to the CVS in Lake Forest, but I did go into this one once. It was a lot bigger than the one in Lake Forest, and they... Read More >
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Culver's - Libertyville (3 months, 2 weeks ago)

I don't usually eat at fast food places, but I have been to this Culver's a few times. The food's pretty good, and I like how they bring the food... Read More >
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Adler Planetarium and Museum (3 months, 2 weeks ago)

I've only been here once when I was really little, but from what I remember, it was okay. I remember it being small and not having a lot of exhibits... Read More >
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College of Lake County (3 months, 2 weeks ago)

I took a few classes here over my summer breaks when I was in college. My experiences in those classes were noting but positive. My professors were really nice and... Read More >
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Bar Louie Tavern & Grill - Evanston (3 months, 2 weeks ago)

I remember coming here for lunch a few years ago. The food was pretty good, and the service was also good. They were very accommodating, and the restaurant was wheelchair... Read More >
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Equestrian Connection (3 months, 3 weeks ago)

I volunteered here a few years ago, and I really like their mission. I like how they're able to provide services to everyone with disabilities, regardless of age or what... Read More >
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Great Lakes Adaptive Sport Association (3 months, 3 weeks ago)

I have not participated in the programs this organization has put on, but I have a friend who has. They seem to be very helpful and accommodating, and I like... Read More >
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Chicago Transit Authority (3 months, 3 weeks ago)

I've taken the CTA Purple, Red, and Yellow Lines a few times, once to a presentation in the city, and the other times to Cubs games and to get to... Read More >
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Search, Inc. (3 months, 3 weeks ago)

I went to Search's Mount Prospect office a few years ago to watch a presentation. Everyone was very friendly and accommodating. Read More >
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Lake View High School (3 months, 3 weeks ago)

I was also here for the same presentation. Everyone was nice and friendly. I like how they were trying to be inclusive by having the presenters help teach the students... Read More >
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Joseph Sears School (3 months, 3 weeks ago)

I was also at this school for the presentation. Everyone was really friendly, and the kids asked a lot of questions. Read More >
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Lake Forest Library (3 months, 3 weeks ago)

Sadly, I was not able to attend the presentation that was given here a few months ago. I'm disappointed because I come to this library a lot, considering the fact... Read More >
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Illinois Fire Inspectors Association (3 months, 4 weeks ago)

I also presented at this organization's conference last winter. The audience was very friendly and engaged, and had very interesting questions. We even got free keychains after the presentation, and... Read More >
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Evanston Township High School (3 months, 4 weeks ago)

I was also at the presentation here on Valentine's Day last year. The presentation was only for the school's faculty, but I'm sure the faculty taught their students some of... Read More >
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City Colleges of Chicago- Harry S. Truman (3 months, 4 weeks ago)

I was also at this school for the same presentation last year. Everyone was really nice and friendly. I wish the audience would have been a little more engaged, as... Read More >
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Brookfield Zoo (4 months ago)

I also was here for a few presentations last year, and they both were great experiences. For one of them, I like how we had time after the presentation to... Read More >
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Adler University (4 months ago)

I wasn't there for the presentation, but I did go to the building for a few meetings last fall. It's very accessible. The security guards are great about answering questions,... Read More >
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Wildlife Discovery Center (4 months ago)

I used to come here a lot when I was younger, and still come back to visit every once in a while, since I often go to the nature preserve... Read More >
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Village of Northfield (4 months ago)

This was one of the first trainings I did with the Disability Awareness Players. I remember everyone being so nice and friendly there. Read More >
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The Village of Wilmette (4 months ago)

I was also at their city hall for the same presentation last year. Everyone was really nice and accommodating, and the audience was very engaged and interested in what the... Read More >
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Plainfield Public Library District (4 months, 1 week ago)

I came here with the Disability Awareness Players back in November. They were very flexible and accommodating with us. The training was supposed to be on their main level, but,... Read More >
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Lincoln Park Zoo (4 months, 1 week ago)

I have participated in several Disability Awareness Trainings at this zoo, as well as having visited it several other times. It's a great zoo, mostly because it's one of the... Read More >
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Lake Forest Parks & Recreation (4 months, 1 week ago)

I've lived in Lake Forest pretty much my whole life, so I'm very familiar with the city's Parks and Recreation services. Growing up, I used to love going to the... Read More >
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Independence Grove (4 months, 1 week ago)

I love going to Independence Grove when the weather is cooperating. There are lots of activities to do there such as hiking, biking, boating, and even swimming. I like riding... Read More >
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City of Evanston (4 months, 1 week ago)

Although I do not live in Evanston (yet), I do work in this city, and I think it's really nice. There's lots to do there, and I like the fact... Read More >
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Ravinia (4 months, 1 week ago)

My family and I attend at least one concert here each year, since we've been members for a few years now. It can be a bit hard to navigate, mostly... Read More >
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Lyric Opera of Chicago (4 months, 1 week ago)

I wasn't there when JJ's List did a training there, but I did go recently to see a show. The theater was very nice and beautiful! It was crowded when... Read More >
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Kartemquin Films (4 months, 2 weeks ago)

I did a training with the Disability Awareness Players here a few years ago, and it was one of the first ones I did. Everyone was very nice and friendly... Read More >
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Willis Tower (4 months, 2 weeks ago)

I haven't been here since the name change, but I remember going here as a kid. I remember liking the view, even though I couldn't see as far as they... Read More >
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Chicago Children's Museum (4 months, 2 weeks ago)

I also participated in the training back in April. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Everyone seemed to enjoy the presentation, and they were very interested in learning about... Read More >
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Wildwood IB Magnet School (9 months, 1 week ago)

I was also at the event at this school back in March. The students were very involved and engaged, and listened to every word that was said. I like how... Read More >
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Vernon Area Public Library (9 months, 1 week ago)

I was at this presentation a few weeks ago as well. Everyone was very friendly and seemed to enjoy the presentation. I liked how they asked about making the shelves... Read More >
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Forest Preserves of Cook County (9 months, 1 week ago)

This review is a little late, but I also was at the presentations back in February/March. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming there. I liked that after one of the... Read More >
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Chicago Riverwalk (9 months, 3 weeks ago)

This is a fairly new feature along the Chicago River. It has many things to do, such as restaurants, kayaking, bike rentals, and guided tours. There is something to do... Read More >
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The Field Museum of Natural History (9 months, 3 weeks ago)

I've always been a bit of a history nerd, as well as liking to learn new things, so the Field Museum is a place in which I fit right in!... Read More >
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Shedd Aquarium (9 months, 3 weeks ago)

I've been to the Shedd Aquarium many times over the years, and continue to love it every time I go there. I like going and seeing the different aquatic life... Read More >
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Chicago Botanic Garden (10 months ago)

I love coming here in all seasons! Each time I come here, I find something different to see! My favorite gardens are the English Walled Garden, the Japanese Garden, the... Read More >
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Bristol Renaissance Faire (10 months ago)

I love coming here every summer! There's so much to do here! Shows, food, even just people watching! My favorite thing to do there is watching the jousting tournaments. It's... Read More >
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Art Institute of Chicago (10 months, 1 week ago)

I've been to the Art Institute many times over the years, since my mom and grandma are members. I like the variety of art they have there, and enjoy attending... Read More >
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The School of Saints Faith, Hope, and Charity (10 months, 1 week ago)

I was also at the training at this school. I loved attending the presentation! Both the staff and the students were very friendly and interested in the presentation. I liked... Read More >
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Wilmette Public Library (10 months, 2 weeks ago)

I also was at the training done here the other day. I really liked the library itself, it was very large (much larger than the library in my town), and... Read More >
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Disneyland Resort (10 months, 4 weeks ago)

I was last here a few years ago, and I regret not reviewing this truly "magical" place sooner. My experience here was beyond my expectations, in a good way. Everyone... Read More >