0

Your Cart is Empty

coffee
  • collections
  • GOOD LUCK COLLECTION

  • Homeward

  • BIG STRETCH

  • Mugs & Gear
  • Drinkware

  • For The Pup

  • Brewing Gear

  • Stickers & More

  • Apparel
  • NEW ARRIVALS

  • gifts
  • GIFTS FOR COFFEE LOVERS

  • BUNDLE & SAVE

  • GIFTS FOR PET PARENTS

  • Bark Like a Local: Old Town

    October 04, 2019 2 min read

    Welcome back to “Bark Like a Local”! In episode five, we traveled to one of the most popular cities in the country and while we didn’t take the infamous elevator ride up to the top floor of the Sears Tower, we did check out one of the best neighborhoods in Chicago – Old Town. Meet our tour guides, Christine and the adoptable pup, Fitz.


    Today's hosts: Christine and Fitz

    Hi there, I’m Christine! I have volunteered and rescues and shelters around Chicago for years until I decided I needed to do more to help pups find their forever homes, which is why I created Rescue in Style. With my love of mod, fun, casual styles, I was able to introduce a new audience to the world of adoption and make rescuing animals fashionable. Rescue in Style also serves as a platform to share relevant information on behavior, health, and all things rescue. I often partner with rescue organizations to shine a spotlight on the work they're doing to save animals as well.

    Lincoln Park Community Park

    Nothing quite says, “stop and smell the roses” like a trip to Lincoln Park’s Community Park. It’s one of the best spots to take your pup for a walk and to take in the beautiful scenery. If you’re looking for a new  trail to explore, this is the park for you!

    Bombobar 
    Address: 1529 N. Wells St.

    Next stop, Bombobar! Famous for the “bomboloni,” which is a hole-less Italian infused with various flavors. Each location offers the best of both worlds – sweet and savory. You’ll love this cozy sit-down location where pups are welcome (outside) where they can enjoy their own doggie doughnuts, woof-cream and dairy free gelato. If your friends or family visiting, we highly recommend a visit to Bombobar or if you’re looking to go on a doggie-date, this is the place for you.

    Happy Camper 

    Address: 1209 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610

     Pizza, Pizza, and more Pizza! Who doesn’t love a cold one with a slice? We stopped into Happy Camper with our buddy, Fitz, and had a blast. Nothing but good vibes and wait until you see the dining room full of trailers and trailers filled with twinkling stars. Duck out early from work or do a Friday night dinner – this friendly staff is waitin’ for ya.

    Bentley’s Pet Stuff 
    Address: 1201 N. Wells St.Chicago, IL 60610

     How many pet shops can say that have it all? From bones and doggie treats to the best calming aids for you pup, Bentley’s Pet Stuff is the Toys R Us of pet shops. One of the best ways, to treat your pup or show them how much you love them, is by feeding them all natural, nutrient rich food that promotes lifelong help and longevity. They live by the Golden Rule at Bentley’s – treat others how you wish to be treated and in this case, be the pet parent your pup deserves.

     

    That wraps up episode five of Bark Like A Local. For more information on how you can adopt Fitz, feel free to visit K94keeps.org. He’d love to meet you. We’ll see you next time on Bark Like A Local.

    Leave a comment

    Comments will be approved before showing up.


    Also in Blog

    The 12 Perfect Pups Of Xmas
    The 12 Perfect Pups Of Xmas

    December 19, 2023 8 min read

    t’s time for our favorite, and most important post of the season! Teaming up with some of our favorite rescues, here are 12 amazing pups that need a little extra help finding their forever home. Even if you’re not ready for a new pup in your life, sharing their stories could lead them to the perfect family #rescuehappiness
    Read More
    morning walk breakfast blend with a pot of coffee, pie, and a mug
    Morning Walk: Top 10 Dogs Parks In the USA

    December 14, 2023 2 min read

    Welcome, fellow dog lovers, to the ultimate guide for an adventurous day out with your best friend! We've scoured the United States to bring you the top ten dog parks where your pups can run, play, and socialize. 
    Read More
    Surprising Shelter Pups with a Thanksgiving Feast!
    Surprising Shelter Pups with a Thanksgiving Feast!

    November 23, 2023 1 min read

    The holiday season is a time for love, family, and comfort. Unfortunately, countless pups must spend the holidays alone in the shelter simply waiting for the perfect family to give them a second chance.
    Read More