Travel: One Town That Won't Let You Down


It's all Chicago, all the time, at the Windy City Bed-and-Breakfast Inn, a Victorian house built in 1886 in the Lincoln Park section of town. Owners Andy Shaw, a reporter for the local ABC-TV station, and Mary Shaw celebrate the city in every possible way, save handing out White Sox to their guests.

Ann Sather's famous Scandinavian cinnamon buns appear regularly on the breakfast tray, bottles of Goose Island beer cool in the fridge, and Chicago-style blues, jazz and Irish music waft through the house. One almost expects to see Cubs, Bears and Bulls out in the garden, landscaped with...

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