This place looks a lot weirder on the outside than it is on the inside, but Carnival Finer Foods, on Lincoln, not far from Oz park, may be the only store in town that uses a clown to advertise its… (READ MORE)
Well, how about this? Alligator found in Chicago River. I thought the killer bees would get here first, honestly.
George Wellinging “Cap” Streeter ran his boat ashore n 1888, started charging people money to dump their garbage near the boat, and eventually created a 186 acre landfill that we now know as Streeterville. He spent more than 30 years… (READ MORE)
Let’s dig into the mail bag, shall we? Brian from La Grange asks…I heard on a boat tour a while ago that there are some kind of sharks in Lake Michigan. Is this true? Interesting question, Brian! Short answer, no…. (READ MORE)
We’re just about done putting the finishing touches on the Weird Chicago book, but taking a break for the weekend, since Troy is off to Gettysburgh for a ghost hunt. So, here’s some roadside Weirdness from Grand and Harding on… (READ MORE)
“You know the law of averages? they say anything will happen that can / but the last time the cubs won the national league pennant / was the year we dropped the bomb on Japan!” – Steve Goodman, 1982. Still… (READ MORE)
At the Congress, where we recorded our recent podcast, security guards recently found noticed something odd on a message board outside of the Florentine Room, which most of the staff regards as the spookiest ballroom of the lot: This has… (READ MORE)