Survival items for adventurous city slickers

February 01, 2013|By Anthony Roberts | For RedEye

Thinking of taking the neighborhood plunge? Make sure you're ready. These are Rob Jackson's five survival items you'll need when urban exploring.

>> CTA bus pass: "It'll come in handy for getting around."
>> Walking shoes: "Sometimes we just explore the neighborhoods, so having comfortable shoes is key."
>> Camera: "You'll probably want to take a few pictures while we're out."
>> Journal: "So far, people have liked being able to write down and remember some of the things that stood out to them."
>> An open mind: "Just be ready for anything."

Anthony Roberts is a RedEye special contributor.

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