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What do you think a real Chicago accent sounds like?

What do you think a real Chicago accent sounds like?
“You want to come with? We’re going to the Jewel to pick up some brats.” I love accents, but I didn’t realize I had one until I went away to college and my nasally vowels and tendancy to drop letters was pointed out to me by my out-of-state friends. I eventually learned how to drop it if I’m trying to... Read more »

Have you been to Chicago's oldest bar?

Have you been to Chicago's oldest bar?
I always thought the The Burwood Tap was the oldest bar in Chicago, but I was corrected this weekend: The oldest bar in Chicago is actually Schaller’s Pump. Schaller’s Pump opened in the 1881 and has been a Bridgeport staple ever since. I did a little digging, and found some very interesting facts about this... Read more »