This could be the most underrated lakeside park in the city, which translates to you having one of the best views of Downtown over Lake Michigan all to yourself. Do it up along the limestone blocks that line the park, or explore the vast Field House (where, coincidentally, you can also get married), before heading across the street to the Empty Bottle owner’s new upscale restaurant/music venue The Promontory to cap off the date in boozy style.
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Jay Gentile is the publisher of Chicago INNERVIEW Magazine and a Chicago-based freelance writer who would rather be outside than writing this. Follow him on Twitter.