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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Nobody Gets the Power of Twitter Quite Like Chicago Party Aunt Creator Katie Rich

Vanity Fair 21 Oct 2021
Katie Rich is about as Chicago as they come—raised on the South Side, an alum of hallowed Chi-town institutions like Northwestern and Second City. Even during her seven-year tenure as a writer on Saturday Night Live, she didn’t give up her Chicago residence ...Chicago’s never gonna get rid of Katie.”More Great Stories From Vanity Fair....

Succession is back with a bang! TV critics and fans hail 'immaculate' writing and 'unimpeachable' ...

The Daily Mail 18 Oct 2021
Only a handful of reviews were lukewarm, including the one from Vanity Fair's Cassie da Costa, who wrote ... Nina Metz from the Chicago Tribune had her own issues with the show, writing in her review ... ... "Succession" Season 3 disappoints - Chicago Tribune In ‘Succession’ Season Three, the Sharks Circle ... Vanity Fair 'Succession' Season 3 Review....

Tech Firm, 4D Healthware, Accelerates Its Pursuit Of Closing Healthcare Gaps With New Round Of Funding

News-Press Now 12 Oct 2021
CHICAGO, Oct ... With no signs of slowing down, the Chicago-based company recently secured a $1 million investment from the partners of 2Flo Ventures, LLC and Portfolia to continue its charge of realizing a more inclusive healthcare system ... Founded in 2012, Chicago-based Healthware Global Services F.C ... Magazine and Vanity Fair....

The Controversy Behind the Scenes of Dallas Buyers Club

Vanity Fair 30 Sep 2021
While I was packing for a flight to Norway for the Bergen International Film Festival in October 2012, I got an email from a Hollywood talent agency. ... Dr ... ACT UP and My Life in Activism by Peter Staley, published by Chicago Review Press. All products featured on Vanity Fair are independently selected by our editors ... More Great Stories From Vanity Fair....

Kanye West’s Donda listening concert in Chicago will offer Covid vaccines

Metro UK 25 Aug 2021
Kanye West fans can get a Covid-19 vaccine at his Donda album listening event in Chicago (Picture. Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair). Kanye West’s Donda listening event venue in Chicago will offer fans on-site Covid-19 vaccines, following backlash over the revelation fans will not need to test negative to attend....

Nina Metz: The new, flawed docuseries ‘Gossip’ coming to Showtime explores the power of the ...

Hastings Tribune 16 Aug 2021
A Tribune obituary noted that she proudly drove a car with the vanity license plate “CATTY,” and that her tenure at the Chicago Sun-Times “unraveled in 1989 when she wrote a thinly veiled blind item about Oprah Winfrey’s longtime beau, Stedman Graham, which prompted outrage from the talk show host and led the Sun-Times to fire her.”....

Tokyo Olympics, NBA Draft, coronavirus & more: What’s trending today

Cleveland 30 Jul 2021
A look at some of the top stories trending online today around the world including Olympics highlights, a recap of the NBA Draft, coronavirus updates and much more. Top stories. 2021 NBA Draft recap ... Reports ... Lollapalooza Kicks Off In Grant Park (CBS Chicago). Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over Black Widow’s Streaming Release (Vanity Fair) ... Disclaimer ... ....

Cindy Crawford Gives Bombshell Hair with a Lifetime Warranty 

Vanity Fair 21 Jun 2021
All products featured on Vanity Fair are independently selected by our editors ... Cindy Crawford, Earth Angel, has touched down for a Zoom call ... Vanity Fair. I’m talking to you from Chicago, and I just discovered that your first cover was published about an hour from here ... Twist! ... CC ... Like the k.d lang Vanity Fair cover ... More Great Stories From Vanity Fair....

Chance the Rapper and Jimmy Fallon Prove That Auto-Tune Makes Anything Cool

Vanity Fair 15 May 2021
Respect must be shown ... Then, once it starts, one has to admit ... Chance's appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon was pegged to the release of his forthcoming concert film Magnificent Coloring World, which will play at AMC Theaters this summer after a sneak preview in Chicago this weekend. More Great Stories From Vanity Fair ... — ....

The Thompson Center, a blend of patriotism and Postmodernism, should be a Chicago landmark

Chicago Sun-Times 14 May 2021
There is a postmodern government building in Chicago that is in danger of being torn down ... Part town square, part shopping mall Long associated with skepticism and critique of grand narratives, Postmodernism would seem an odd choice for a Republican governor’s vanity building project....

After Heated Debate, City Council Committee Backs Plan To Rename Outer Lake Shore Drive After ...

CBS Sports 29 Apr 2021
Chicago Weather ... However, Moore was not the only alderman angered that the Chicago Department of Transportation didn’t offer a substitute ordinance sooner ... Martin said creating DuSable Drive “will lay the foundation to say to the world Chicago has laid aside vanity, fears, and has taken a lead to end systemic racism in this great city of ours.”....

Rail advocates want Amtrak station moved back to Tower City: The Wake Up for Friday, April 16, 2021

Cleveland 16 Apr 2021
Indians 4, Chicago White Sox 2 ... connecting Cleveland to Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Chicago ... Chicago 7. Sacha Baron Cohen and director Aaron Sorkin take us through a courtroom scene from their film “The Trial of the Chicago 7” in this video from’s sister site, Vanity Fair....

Frank Gallagher Finally Faced Consequences in the Shameless Series Finale

Vanity Fair 12 Apr 2021
Evidently clear, however, was the fact that Frank Gallagher is gone, with Macy's Frank floating above Chicago, spewing his classic brand of sage advice.More Great Stories From Vanity Fair....