My kind of town
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Everything you need to know about Chicago slang, culture, and that infamous accent—so you can sound like you're a Windy City native.
Melanie Shebel saved to Best of Melanie's Work
From Oak Park to Elmhurst, Chicagoland’s action-packed suburbs are anything but boring.
Kayak Girl saved to Chicagoland
And the oldest restaurant in Chicago is... wait, seriously? It's THAT old?
Lisa Simmons saved to My Kind of Town ...
Possibly my favorite Chicago street tableau | Washington and… | Flickr
Susanne Martin saved to Chicago
The Old Town Neighborhood in Chicago was "COOL" in the 1950s, "HIP" in the 60s and "FAB" in the 70s. The History with over 80 photographs.
Jennifer Johnson saved to Windy City Adventures
Italian immigrants to Chicago faced many drastic changes in their environments and way of life. The bustling new metropolis was very different from an Italian rural village. The mass of new Italian…
Louanne Lawson saved to Good food
March 25th 2015 marks 42 years since Chicago's last trolleybuses operated in 1973. Jeff Wien of Chicago recalls, "I went out on the last day to get a few slides. Took a late lunch on that day. The following Sunday, April 1st, there was a post abandonment fantrip to say goodbye. The wires were taken down shortly thereafter." Jeff, who visited Wellington in March 2014, suspects that the same will be true in Wellington after the lines are abandoned in 2017. Chicago trolleybus system: 17 April…
Tom MacDonald saved to Art and ideas
I've lived near Chicago my entire life, and in the city for most of adulthood, and it's time I share some of my favorite spots in Chicago.
Erica Riebe saved to Favorite Places & Spaces