A top political advisor to President Barack Obama is hinting that Chicago will again host a big election night party.On November 4th, 2008, an estimated 70,000 people turned out in Chicago's Grant Park to hear Mr. Obama claim victory.
Crime was on the minds of Chicagoans on this January 16th in 1925.The city was earning a reputation as the wildest metropolis in the world. In the past five years robberies had gone up 35%, while the numbers of rapes, bombings, and arson cases were rising at an alarming rate.
When Chicagoans want to show off the beauty of our town, we take visitors to the lakefront. Most cities don't have such a spectacular front yard. That makes December 21st an important date.Back in 1836 Chicago was still a village.
The Lollapalooza music festival kicked off Friday in Chicago's Grant Park, celebrating its 20th anniversary with more than 130 bands and an estimated 270,000 people in attendance during the three day event.