Snow covered pictures from the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago These photos are from a few weekends ago as I count down the days until beach weather. And I have to admit, I tried walking on the ice by the lighthouse. My shoes almost got soaked.
Chicago winter 2013
The coldest temperature ever recorded in Chicago was January 25, 1985 where the mercury plummeted to a shocking 27 degrees below zero. Factor in the wind chill on that day and you got -83°F. This got me wondering, so I looked up some other numbers to put it in perspective: The coldest temperature ever recorded […]
Okay, I’m not sure if it was the slowest, but the Times-Herald Race was definitely the first car race in the United States. The Chicago Times-Herald Race took place in Chicago in 1895, about 2 years after the first automobile was built. The initial route was to be from Chicago to Milwaukee, but the cars […]
It’s February. If you’re still whining about the cold, then you’re not a real Chicagoan and its time for you to leave this city. The travel season has died down, so plane tickets to Florida are about $100. Pawn that TV you’re spending your winter watching and go soak up some sun. See ya. Anyone […]
Ah yes, my favorite pastime and possibly the one thing I look forward to in the winter in Chicago- people slipping on ice! The first time I saw someone slip on ice in Chicago this year it was hysterical (as it is every year). The second time I saw someone wipe out on the sidewalk, […]