kellydeal:

styro:

So Chicago has a new all-lady beer drinking club, and you Chicago broads should go check it out!  kellydeal, missbananafish, share at will!

NOTED.

THIS SOUNDS BOSS.

kellydeal:

styro:

So Chicago has a new all-lady beer drinking club, and you Chicago broads should go check it out!  kellydeal, missbananafish, share at will!

NOTED.

THIS SOUNDS BOSS.

It’s “the only kind of sausage that didn’t sell,” says Sohn. “And that was mostly me talking people out of it! This was a long time ago, and I would ask people, ‘Have you had this?’ And they’re like, ‘No.’ I’m like, ‘Yeah, you don’t want it.’”

(via Eater Chicago)

The mayors then took a few questions from the audience, but did not sit down with reporters. They did, however, take a selfie with several University of Chicago students.

Seeking out Chicago’s best fish fries, seven Fridays every spring

Chicagoans looking for Friday fish during Lent, this Tumblr is for you.

Oh yeah. And every time we did a take, he’d create a different joke. It was really challenging because he just coming up with so many fantastic ideas — he was just so funny. But the biggest challenge was when we were shooting, we actually had to keep a straight face because Robin would be so funny. Everyone would break character and just bust out laughing. There were even some takes where the camera man would laugh and the camera would shake. Robin would just waste film. He would ruin everything because he was so doggone funny.

Reginald Hudlin on the late great Chicago comedian Robin Harris.

Read more: TV One’s “Unsung: Hollywood” Features Late Comedian and Chicago Native Robin Harris

For two years I would go by the abandoned Frank Cuneo Memorial Hospital at Montrose and Clarendon on my way to my apartment. It didn’t matter if it was the middle of the day or late at night, I always thought, “That building creeps me out.”

After years of trying to find a new development for the site, it looks as though luxury housing will go on the site, a project which will receive about $14 million in Tax Increment Financing funds. This led to protests and criticism from Uptown residents upset with the project.

teamvocalo:

Save the date for the @Vocalo #hatersball. 4.11.2014

A dance party for people who hate everything but love Vocalo.

mrdankelly:

Aha. Now I understand why Pulaski changes to Crawford up north. What I don’t get is why a section of Pulaski Road near Montrose is named in honor of…Casimir Pulaski (via those brown street signs).
chicagogeek:

In honor of Casimir Pulaski Day, here’s a newspaper cartoon depicting the controversial renaming of Crawford Avenue. PWA president Emilia Napieralska had asked Mayor Edward Kelly to rename to street after the Revolutionary War hero, which Kelly did in 1933. Local opposition led to a legal battle that continued for 19 years until the Illinois Supreme Court ruled in favor of keeping the street name change.
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In case you’ve been wondering.

mrdankelly:

Aha. Now I understand why Pulaski changes to Crawford up north. What I don’t get is why a section of Pulaski Road near Montrose is named in honor of…Casimir Pulaski (via those brown street signs).

chicagogeek:

In honor of Casimir Pulaski Day, here’s a newspaper cartoon depicting the controversial renaming of Crawford Avenue. PWA president Emilia Napieralska had asked Mayor Edward Kelly to rename to street after the Revolutionary War hero, which Kelly did in 1933. Local opposition led to a legal battle that continued for 19 years until the Illinois Supreme Court ruled in favor of keeping the street name change.

(Image Source)

In case you’ve been wondering.

autotoxin:

if u get on the bus at the right time u get to see the city on fire

autotoxin:

if u get on the bus at the right time u get to see the city on fire