Tag Archives: chicagoans

Casimir Pulaski

A uniquely Illinois holiday, Pulaski Day not only celebrates the man behind the name, but all of Chicago’s dense Polish heritage.

My Sweet Home Chicago: Mary-Margaret McSweene

My Sweet Home Chicago: Mary-Margaret McSweene

The Blues classic “Sweet Home Chicago” says it all… find out what that means to the UPchicago staff, as we tell you a little bit our favorite spots, and what makes this city our home.

Election Night 2008

Election Night 2008

This article is about President Barack Obama and his election to office, but it’s not about politics. It’s not about the left, the right, or the droves of the disillusioned in between. It’s not about your vote. It’s about Chicago, and being a Chicagoan on Tuesday, November 4th, 2008.

Kanye West

Love him or hate him, Kanye West is a Chicago icon, repping the Midwest like no one else.