Chicago On Fire
It was back on October 8, 1871, that Mrs. O’Leary’s cow – allegedly – kicked over a lantern, thereby starting the Great Chicago Fire.
The reporter who created this story confessed that it was made up. Still, whatever the cause, much of the Great City of Chicago was destroyed by that sweeping fire.
Luckily, when I was there a couple of weeks ago, there was no fire for me to see. Just the regular wonderful city that I’ve come to know and love.
From the bus stops to the roof tops to the barbeshops, it was a typically great visit. And I was able to shoot some interesting images.
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I didn’t get to the old Capone hang out, The Green Mill. And, The Four Deuces, mentioned the other week on Boardwalk Empire, is long gone (good thing, probably.) But I did have some great deep-dish pizza at Pizano’s, and met up with an old friend at a new spot….
All in all, it was another great visit to a great city.
Chicago was on fire.
I’m already looking for an excuse to return.
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