Category: Chicago

Chicago was raised over 4 ft with screw jacks in the 19th century in order to install the first sewer system in the US.

In WW2, weather reports were censored to prevent enemy submarines from learning about conditions. A football game in Chicago was so covered in fog that the radio announcer couldn’t see the field, but afterwards he was officially thanked for never using the word “fog” or mentioning the weather.

A Chicago grocery store ran an ad congratulating Michael Jordan on entering the NBA Hall of Fame. Jordan sued the grocery store and won $8.9 million for using his name.