We're Getting Married!

August 29, 2015 Chicago, Illinois

Event Details »

Event Details

Wedding & Reception:

The Bottom Lounge

1375 W. Lake St. Chicago, IL 60607

Our ceremony and reception will be held at the Bottom Lounge — a music venue, restaurant, and bar that specializes in American fare, craft beers, and small-batch whiskey. Not your traditional wedding venue, this place has just the right amount of character to set the tone for our nuptials.

Visit the Bottom Lounge Website »

Travel

The CTA (public transport), Metra, Uber, and taxis are all great ways to get around the city. Both Midway (MDW) and O’Hare (ORD) airports are available for those flying in.

Hotel

Hotel

Crown Plaza

Located right off of the 90/94 Expressway and within blocks of the Metra Union Station in the West Loop the hotel is about 5 minutes (by car) from our venue. Every guest room comes with a walkout balcony and the hotel includes a fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and two acclaimed restaurants, Dine & MetroKlub.

We have a block of rooms held under the name "Ortale Wilson Wedding." (Reservation Cutoff date: July 29, 2015)

Hotel Booking   Parking Info (PDF)

Airplane

Airports

O'Hare

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on the far Northwest side of Chicago, 17 miles Northwest of the Loop. Direct access to the Loop is available on the CTA Blue Line.

Midway

Chicago Midway International Airport is on the city's Southwest side, eight miles from the Loop. Take the CTA Orange Line directly from the airport, into the Loop. This is where we usually fly to and from, Southwest typically has the best prices.

Getting Around

The CTA (public transport), Metra, Uber, and taxis are all great ways to get around the city. Both Midway (MDW) and O’Hare (ORD) airports are available for those flying in.

Travel Apps

Travel Apps (Recommended):

Uber works through a smartphone app and is extremely convenient. We highly recommend using Uber over a regular taxi -- the service is much better, and the fares are half the price. Download the app for iPhone or Android, and sign up using the code UberWilsonWedding to get your first ride free (up to $20).

Download the Uber app »

Taxis

Yellow Cab and Flash Cab are among the more reliable taxi services. Both offer apps to request their cabs or you can call them directly. Taxis can also be hailed from the Uber app.


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Public Transit

The CTA Green and Pink Line trains have a station west of Bottom Lounge. The Red Line stops just a few blocks away from our apartment. Transit passes can be purchased at any train station and most grocery stores, Walgreens or CVS. We recommend CTA’s Transit Tracker app for checking public transportation times and routes.

Registry

We're registered at Macy's, Bed Bath and Beyond and Target.

Macy's

Bed Bath and Beyond

Target