Sporting events present opportunities for some real cheesy eating: burgers, brats and beer are all part of the festivities. Some folks even veer from standard eats and serve something whacky – maybe a Frito pie?
French filmmaker Alain Corneau died of cancer last year and his final film screens in Chicago over the weekend. Love Crime, a cat-and-mouse thriller set in the global corporate world, involves a fight to the finish between a boss and her talented assistant.
There are lots of lovely landscapes in the Prairie State but this part of the Midwest isn't exactly the Rockies. So, for those who love clinging to a rockface by their finger-tips or scaling a new peak – it may seem best to venture elsewhere.
The Bears-Packers rivalry was never limited to the fans. Two long-standing leaders also helped cement the contentious relationship: George Halas of the Bears and Vince Lombardi of the Packers were NFL giants.
Former Mayor Richard M. Daley wanted to make Chicago the greenest city in America. He got a lot of credit for being environmentally friendly but the record turned out to be mixed: more green roofs but still no city-wide recycling.