oh, chicago

A battle between a great city and a great lake

A reader shared this with me after seeing my story about Lake Michigan last week. It’s an excellent read! “Chicago has a weakness at its very foundations. The towering skyscrapers and temples of commerce were built upon a swamp.” | learn more

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Chicago declares a Unicorn Day

“In 2021 alone, seven companies in Chicago have become unicorns (startup companies valued at over $1 billion), according to World Business Chicago and financial data from software firm Pitchbook.” | learn more

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Illinois’ finances improved after Covid-19

While it’s technically true, don’t forget the $144 billion of unfunded pension liabilities. “Vendors are being paid at a faster pace than at any point in the past 20 years. And a $42 billion state budget soon headed to Democratic […]

oh, chicago

Not the best list to be on

“A list Of Chicago aldermen indicted, raided or implicated by the feds, criminally charged or convicted since 2019.” | learn more