A nickname for the city of Chicago, Illinois. Oh, when you're in Chi-town this weekend, you have to check out the Bean and go to a Cubs game.
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(ˈʃɑɪtɑʊn and ˈtʃɑɪtɑʊn)
n. Chicago, Illinois. I can’t wait to get back to old Chitown.
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From that day forward, I had a mother in Chitown and a father in the Illinois state prison system.
While the Giants' NLDS defeat at the hands of the (for the first time in 71 years) pennant-bound Chicago Cubs was tough to take--this being an even-numbered year, the Giants were supposed to add to their World Series titles of 2010,2012, and 2014--there is solace in the fact that they did beat the New York Mets in the Wild Card playoff before falling to the Chitown juggernaut.
Easter in Chicago: Celebrate Easter in Chicago this year, and enjoy easter egg hunts, and other fun Easter activities in Chitown. Lincoln Park Zoo is throwing an Easter extravaganza on Saturday, April 19th.
My pick for the existing team with the largest Jewish fanbase (including Jewcy editor Jason Diamond): They edge out the Jets because Chitown is more of a football place, and there isn't some second team to share with.
Suddenly, this woman, whose name aptly happens to be Fox, is in a firefight with Cross (Thomas Kretschmann), the man who killed dear old dad--a duel that continues in insanely speeding vehicles on the Chitown streets.
Geoff Dougherty is editor of ChiTown Daily News, a nonprofit online newspaper covering Chicago.
The Wikipedia entry also lists these nicknames: "Beirut by the Lake," "Chicago Works Together," "Chicagoland," "Chitown," "The Chi," "City by the Lake," "City of the Century," "Garden City," "My Kind of Town," "Paris on the Prairie," "Sweet Home" and "That Toddling Town."
We talk and write a lot about the country's heartland, how rock `n'roll seems to travel up and down the Mississippi River from N'Awlins to ChiTown getting pricked, jabbed, poked, prodded into its latest incarnations.
Xavier University in Chicago, where he teaches a variety of courses, including "Media and Sport." As a nonnative of Chicago, he can enjoy the best of a Chitown summer-the Cubs and the White Sox.
Chitown disc jockey Tom Joyner hosts a syndicated show (Monday-Saturday, 6-10 a.m.) on WWKS-FM 101.3.
The Oprah Winfrey-endorsed musical has already pre-sold over $7 million worth of tix, and may establish a sit-down run in Chitown the way "Wicked" and "25th Annual Putham County Spelling Bee" have.
Following Florida's Game 5 victory, there was a sense of uneasy confidence--if there is such a thing--among the Chitown faithful.
African Americans have thrived in Chitown, as it is affectionately known to locals, ever since a black man, Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, founded a trading post in 1782.