If you’ve always wondered what’s up with that giant boat on North Avenue Beach, it’s Castaways. And while this place is a total sh*tshow, if you want a burger after drinking at the beach all day and/or love hearing radio DJs broadcast Top 40 hits, then this is the place to be - provided you’re in party mode.
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Whether you're hitting the beach, a museum, or hanging in one of the harbors, here's where to eat along the lakefront.
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