Chicago

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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Hello Kitty Cafe Truck returns to Stockton Saturday

Recordnet.com 12 Jun 2024
Hello Kitty fans can once again line up outside the Weberstown Mall to purchase exclusive Hello Kitty items ... "To date, two Hello Kitty Cafe trucks have traveled to more than 100 cities across both coasts – from Los Angeles, Seattle and Houston – to Chicago, New York and Miami."Did you know?....
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Afternoon Briefing: Riot Fest lineup announced, along with a new location

Chicago Tribune 12 Jun 2024
Good afternoon, Chicago ... 20-22 — directly conflicting with a Chicago Red Stars home match ... Ask Amy Venezuelan migrants Frederik Moreno, Dugleidy Aponte and their daughter Mia, 20 months, say hello to Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson during a ceremony to mark the opening of the St ... The Chicago Cubs seem to have developed a formula for frustrating losses....

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