Your Friendly Neighborhood Update

B Reminder: The Suburbs Are Not Chicago


In 1974 or 1975, the Chicago Bears were unhappy with the condition of their home, Soldier Field. They made noises about moving to Arlington Heights, a Chicago suburb. Richard J. Daley, was having none of it. His angry statement at a press conference, delivered in his Bridgeport accent: “If da Bears wanna move to Arlington Heights, they can call demselves da Arlington Heights Bears.

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