Tag: St. Louis

Illinois needs a major city like Milwaukee, Kansas City or St. Louis in Central or Southern Illinois

I am a Midwestern guy all the way through to be honest. I would say there is nothing like living in the Midwest even if I get tired of the coldness of the winter months. Illinois is a good state, but we have problems ranging from violence to debt to population loss, which are problems... 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 has the Bean. New York has a new piece of junk called the “Vessel”

I will say one thing about New York. They sure know how to get architecture wrong. It was not enough that the so-called city that never sleeps has the hideous Times Square that is full of ugly looking Billboards. It is also not enough that they copied the skyscraper from Chicago and didn’t understand the... Read more »