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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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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

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New $5M grant fund for Chicago founders

“Desiree Vargas Wrigley, executive director of TechRise by P33, said in helping to establish the initiative, she thought of ways to give diverse tech founders what they need most — capital and resources for those who don’t have family or […]

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The DMV can be a frustrating place…

Felony bond court — Off-duty Chicago cop, on restricted duty and barred from carrying a firearm, is charged with having a gun and causing a disturbance at NW Side driver’s license office by (here comes some extra irony) refusing to […]