Chicago (i/ʃˈkɑːɡ/ or /ʃˈkɔːɡ/) is the third most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwest. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago is the seat of Cook County.

Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; it also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, and ranked seventh in the world in the 2014 Global Cities Index.As of 2014, Chicago had the third largest gross metropolitan product in the United States at US$610.5 billion.

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Green Bay Packers schedule analysis: Time off after Brazil, ideal bye week are favorable

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune 16 May 2024
Some of those teams weighing down that strength of schedule – hello, Chicago Bears – drafted quarterback Caleb Williams with the first pick in the draft last month and are projected to be significantly better this fall ... at Chicago, noonWeek 12 ... Chicago, time TBD...

Fun and Games at Alleyway Theatre – Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf

Buffalo Rising 03 May 2024
THE BASICS ... THUMBNAIL SKETCH ... Hosted by your favorite small-town Narrator. RUNTIME ... Author Tim Ryder is a writer and director for Jackbox Games in Chicago, performs with The Improvised Shakespeare Company and can be heard on the Hello From the Magic Tavern podcast. He is an alumni of Second City Chicago and Comedysportz Chicago ... Photos by Sarah Potter ... ....

Chicago Med Just Said Goodbye To A Doctor, And Season 9 Might Already Have A Replacement

Cinema Blend 02 May 2024
Spoilers ahead for Episode 10 of Chicago Med Season 9, called "You Just Might Find You Get What You Need.". Chicago Med returned from a few weeks off with a reveal about the ED staff and a crisis outside of the hospital that left Maggie in some serious danger ... Goodbye Zola, hello Loren?Zola's Fate On Chicago Med ... Will Loren Join The ED Staff? ... ....

May we? White Sox move past April with 6-24 record after Twins' come-from-behind victory

Chicago Sun-Times 01 May 2024
<img class="Image" alt="Minnesota Twins v Chicago White Sox" ... Martín Maldonado of the White Sox is tagged out by Ryan Jeffers of the Twins in the third inning at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 30, 2024 in Chicago ... Hello, May....