How to Have a Spectacular Day in Chicago

Anita Dee II Aerial Vision Chicago
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We asked Chad Edwards, concierge of Virgin Hotel, to plan us a single, spectacular day in Chicago.

Interior of River Roast Restaurant.Galdones Photography
Galdones Photography

Start your day with the Blues Brunch at River Roast, an upscale pub on the Chicago River, to get a taste of great food and live music.

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A general view of Wrigley Field from Wrigleyville during the game between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals in July 2013.Jason Geil—MLB/Getty Images
Jason Geil—MLB/Getty Images

Then head up to Wrigleyville, where we’ll rent you out a rooftop to watch the World Series–winning Cubs start their season. Make your way back south to the Art Institute, but not before a quick stop to the Gold Coast for luxury shopping on Oak Street.

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Chicago Helicopter tours viewing the Chicago city skyline.Kamil Galimski
Kamil Galimski

Then have the Chicago Helicopter Experience pick you up for a tour of the city before letting chef Grant Achatz seduce your taste buds at Alinea.

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Three edible Helium Green [hotlink]Apple[/hotlink] Balloons at the Alinea Restaurant in Chicago.Melina Mara—The Washington Post /Getty Images
Melina Mara—The Washington Post /Getty Images
Finally, we’ll charter the Anita Dee ll yacht for a boat party with DJs William Galvan, Michael Serafini, and Bridget Marie. (Chicago is the birthplace of house, after all.) We’ll stock the yacht with Lou Malnati’s pizza for everyone.

A version of this article appears in the March 15, 2017 issue of Fortune as a sidebar in Black Book: Chicago, with the headline “The $10,000 Day.” We’ve included affiliate links into this article. Click here to learn what those are.

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