1, Chicago thrift stores are way too spread apart to take public transportation, walking is out of the question, see no.2 2. Driving here can be a clusterfuck, hence why SWB and I ride bikes primarily. 3. It's the murder capitol of the country. Hold onto your giant duffle bag of thrifted grails tightly. See no.4 4. Anytime you go somewhere expecting grails, you will be very disappointed. Rule # 167 of the thrifters guide. 5.I've only come across Kiton 3 times in my thrifting life, and I live here. edit: NP beat me to it.