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Timeout ranks Chicago 2nd best city in the world.

 I’m assuming they did this poll in the summer, not winter. “Every year, Time Out quizzes more than 20,000 urbanites from across the world about life in their cities, inviting them to weigh in on everything from the local food, […]

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Caterpillar’s headquarters leaving Illinois for Texas.

Just a few years ago they moved headquarters from Peoria to Deerfield, a suburb of Chicago. Now they’re leaving for Texas. “The move—expected to affect the roughly 230 corporate employees at Caterpillar’s headquarters—is the latest in a series of recent […]

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The parking meter deal that keeps on taking.

“Parking meter revenues are nearly back to pre-pandemic levels. With 61 years to go on the 75-year lease, Chicago Parking Meters LLC has now recouped its entire $1.16 billion investment, plus $502.5 million more.” | learn more

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Chicago’s getting a casino.

I’m not quite sure what took so long. “The casino is expected to be a financial boon for the city, providing millions that officials say they need to fulfill pension obligations and prevent tax increases, among other things.” | learn more