chicagobusiness:

Coming to the Chicago River: Flaming buoys, smoking steamships, fireworks for Great Chicago Fire Fest.

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Ooooh

(Here’s a hint: the answer is yes.)

Like so many good stories about Chicago, this one begins with crap.

Hey! Caption today’s Rearview photo by Rolour Garcia!

Hey! Caption today’s Rearview photo by Rolour Garcia!

jasmined:

Tuesday, March 05 2013 by Ryan Dickey
Gapers Block: Rearview - Photographs of Chicago

jasmined:

Tuesday, March 05 2013 by Ryan Dickey

Gapers Block: Rearview - Photographs of Chicago

nickgerber:

This city just does not stop growing on me. 

Same here.

nickgerber:

This city just does not stop growing on me. 

Same here.

nickgerber:

GIF it good

This, on the other hand, is gorgeous.

nickgerber:

GIF it good

This, on the other hand, is gorgeous.

calumet412:

A sport that really never caught on: the very first (and last?) amphicar race on the Chicago River, 1965.
The amphicars raced 2.5 miles down the river, averaging 14 miles per hour.

That’s one way to beat downtown traffic.

calumet412:

A sport that really never caught on: the very first (and last?) amphicar race on the Chicago River, 1965.

The amphicars raced 2.5 miles down the river, averaging 14 miles per hour.

That’s one way to beat downtown traffic.