Tag: Chicago

Only 53.3% of Chicagoans have filled out their Census which is well behind the national average

Chicago is set to lose millions if not over a billion in funding if more Chicagoans don’t fill out their census information to help the city get its fair share of the more than $675 billion per year that will be distributed based on the census information.Trust me, it only takes a few minutes to... Read more »

Chicago's population numbers and my thoughts on Houston's annexation history

The early population numbers were released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Chicago’s population in 2019 was about the same as the 2010 population numbers, but the city has experienced a population decline the last few years. Hopefully, mayor Lori Lightfoot would do what is right and stop giving billionaires TIF funding to build projects for... Read more »

CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson retiring after his so-called brothers laughed at him

Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson is expected to announce his retirement later on this week, which should not surprise anyone. Come on, a police Superintendent drinking and driving to the point he passed out in his car is more than enough to warrant a change at the top. If you add lying about the incident... Read more »

Chicago Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro has a history of using the N-word

  The Chicago Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro has a history of using the n-word on Twitter. To be fair to him, he was around 18 years-old when he would use the word nigga in tweets. The word nigga is a word that some young people use as a way to sound cool, but still, eighteen... Read more »

Top 40 What you won’t find in Chicago List

New York vanilla ice cream. Archway peanut butter cookies. In-N-Out Burger. Jack in the Box. A bunch of pizza restaurant that serves nachos. A pizza restaurant that does not serve Eli’s cheesecake. A Chicagoan who does not hate the New York and Boston accent. A Chicagoan who believes Detroit style pizza is better than Chicago’s... Read more »

St. Louis new 200-foot-tall Ferris wheel and Aquarium could pose a threat to Chicago’s booming tourism industry 

Chicago has always been a city of unique popular innovations. Innovations like creating the world’s first Ferris wheel in 1893. The iconic Ferris wheel at Navy Pier today is not the original one, but it is one of the most popular attractions in the city. The Ferris wheel is so popular that many cities have... Read more »

Chicago is not Chiraq

I am so sick and tired of hearing the word Chiraq. Chicago is not Chiraq. There are people who live peacefully in the city everyday and others that come here without a problem, but I keep hearing that stupid word Chiraq at least 2–3 times a week. The crime problem with Chicago mainly comes from... Read more »

Scoring Michael Jordan’s controversial 1988 Slam Dunk Contest Win

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    The 1988 NBA Slam Dunk contest in Chicago is considered by many to be the greatest NBA Slam Dunk contest of all time. However, the 1988 Slam Dunk contest is considered to be the most controversial because many people (including Charles Barkley and runner-up finisher Dominique Wilkins) feel Dominique Wilkins got robbed. The... Read more »

Kanye what did President Trump improve in Chicago?

Kanye West this week tweeted out his support for President Donald Trump. Kanye even went as far as posting a picture of a signed “Make America Great Again” hat. Then to make matters worse, Kanye criticized former President Barack Obama in a tweet by saying “Obama was in office eight years and nothing changed in... Read more »

Top Chicago Questions for 2018

Who will win the Illinois Governor’s race? Will billionaire JB Pritzker or Cris Kennedy be our next Governor or will Bruce Rauner find a way to win another term in Springfield. Will the Cubs make the World Series in 2018? After losing to the Dodgers in this year’s NLCS we will see if the Cubs... Read more »