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Cicero

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Cicero [1] is a town in the Chicagoland area.

Get in

By train

  • The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) [2]. runs the Pink Line from Chicago proper. The Pink Line runs parallel to Cermak Road, with stops at Cicero and 54th/Cermak (which has a secondary exit on Laramie Avenue).
  • Metra [3] operates the BNSF Line running between downtown Chicago and Aurora, with one stop in the city of Cicero located on Cicero Avenue near Ogden Avenue. Service is much less frequent than on the CTA Pink Line.

Get around

See

Do

The Lithuanian Opera Company of Chicago was founded by Lithuanian Chicagoans in 1956, and presents operas in Lithuanian. It celebrated fifty years of existence in 2006, and operates as a not-for-profit organization. It is noteworthy for performing the rarely-staged Rossini's William Tell (1986) and Ponchielli's I Lituani (1981, 1983 and 1991), and also for contributing experienced chorus singers to the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Buy

Eat

  • Al's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, 6050 W Cermak Rd, +1 708-656-1060 (, fax: +1 708-656-2620), [4]. M-Th 11AM-1AM; F-Sa 11AM-2AM; Su 12PM-12AM.
  • Indio Restaurant, 6037 W Cermak Rd, +1 708-863-5714.
  • Lindy's Chili, 2353 S Laramie, +1 708-683-5111, [5].
  • La Quebrada, 4859 W Roosevelt Rd, +1 708 780-8110. Su-F 7:30AM-10PM, Sa 7:30AM-11PM. Regional dishes from the south of Mexico's Pacific Coast. One of the best places in the Chicago area to have a nice, authentic, sit-down Mexican meal. $9-16.

Drink

Sleep

  • Cindy Lyn Motel, 5029 W Ogden Ave, +1 708-656-1730.
  • Karavan Motel, 1620 S Cicero Ave, +1 708-656-4220.
  • Plaza Motel, 3030 S Cicero Ave, +1 708-656-0300.
  • Shamrock Motel, 1212 S Cicero Ave, +1 708-656-6670.

Get out

Routes through Cicero
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