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WHEN I checked in this April in Chicago's newest property for growing tourists, The Hoxton, it was about midnight. But unlike any five star hotel with an orderly lobby of relaxed or stressed out travellers walking in or out toting their suitcases, I encountered the ambiance of a city's popular night joint- it was teeming with young to middle aged good looking souls in a party mood.
In Jack Kerouac's iconic book "On the Road", which kind of became a Bible for roadtrippers across the world for nearly seven decades now, main characters Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty reach Chicago in a borrowed 1947 Cadillac and then frantically hop from bar to bar and club to club looking for sensational times.