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Hendrick's Guide to the Unusual in Chicago

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[Photos: Baha'i Temple, Next via Barry Brecheisen, Bloomingdale Trail via David Schalliol, Intuit]

Exploration, a word which brings to mind vivid images of tireless men and women trekking uncharted terrains, has helped mankind discover a great number of rare and unexpected things over the past two million years. But, have we truly uncovered all unusualness there is to discover on this fine planet?

In a world filled with a myriad of mediocre, mundane, and wholly unremarkable things, Hendrick’s exists as a shining beacon of unusualness. Distilled in absurdly miniscule batches in a tiny seaside village of Scotland, Hendrick’s is made by a single craftsman working a duo of anachronistic copper stills. This most peculiar distillation process combined with its oddly delicious infusions of cucumber and rose petal yields a one-of-a-kind gin.

Inspired by this most unique spirit and in anticipation of Hendrick's Voyages Into The Unusual, we've put together an unrivaled guide to a number of the most unusual and exciting sights to see in Chicago.

Please enjoy the unusual responsibly.

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Bloomingdale Trail

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Baha'i House of Worship

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Neo-Futurists

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