"Chicago" by Carl Sandburg

Hog Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler;
Stormy, husky, brawling,
City of the Big Shoulders

-excerpt from the poem "Chicago" by Carl Sandburg (1916)

Chicago Skyline

Chicago Skyline
The Chicago Skyline from a Near West Side highrise

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Chicago Tribune Candidate Questionnaire

We found out about this from Edgewater Community Buzz (an absolute ESSENTIAL if you live in Edgewater).  Here's a comprehensive collection of responses from Mayoral and Aldermanic candidates for this year's election as compiled by the Trib:


If you're not sure if you're registered to vote, you can check at the City of Chicago Board of Commissioners website (make sure to enter your address AND last name):


Election Day in Chicago is February 22.

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