Only Hawaii gets to claim Barack Obama like we do. But, frankly, I think Chicago should get to claim him more because we were the first to elect Barack Obama and his house is here. So there.
It's fun to share a city with a President. Discover the Chicago that Barack Obama and Michelle Obama know and love with these essential resources for exploring "Obama Chicago."
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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's Favorite Chicago Restaurants
How many of Barack and Michelle's favorite Chicago restaurants have you been to?
Barack Obama - Photos in Chicago
See photos of Barack Obama in Chicago before he became President of the United States.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama - Photo of their Chicago Home
See a photo of the Obama's home in the Hyde Park/Kenwood neighborhood.
South Shore Cultural Center Profile
Learn more about the place where Barack and Michelle held their wedding reception. (Hint: See photos of it here and you can rent it for your wedding, too.)
Hyde Park Neighborhood - 10 Great Things to See and Do
Learn more about the neighborhood that Barack and Michelle Obama (and the University of Chicago) call home.
Maria Pinto Boutique
See photos of the designer's store that Michelle loves and learn about visiting the boutique.
Another Michelle fave store in Chicago can now be your fave, too.
University of Chicago Statement on Employment of Barack Obama
In the crush of the election run, the U. of C. was asked repeatedly about Barack Obama's work at the university. Read their official statement here.
Barack Obama in Grant Park on Election Night
See photos of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, and their families in Chicago's Grant Park on the night they won the election.
Grant Park Photos on Election Night
See photos of the jubilant crowd in Grant Park on Election Night 2008.
Oprah in Grant Park on Election Night Photos
See photos of Oprah Winfrey celebrating Obama's victory in Grant Park on election night.
Barack Obama Throwing Out First Pitch at White Sox Game
White Sox fans must be loving that one of their own is headed to the White House while Chicago Cubs fans can only consider this another mean blow of fate, no?
Grant Park Profile
Learn more about the historic spot where Barack Obama celebrated his victory in the 2008 Election.