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1. Bean, The: This has become the popular name for Millenium Park's famed stainless steel sculpture, "Cloud Gate." It was comple...
2. Weiner's Circle, The: Classic hot dog place where employees will trash talk customers and vice versa  
3. Chicago River: 156 miles long, it runs through the entirety of downtown Chicago with 45 bridges spanning its diameter. Every St. ...
4. Magnificent Mile : The portion of North Michigan Avenue in Chicago which extends from the border of the Chicago Loop and the Near Nort...  
5. Wet or dry?: Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.  
6. Water Tower: Tall granite tower located in Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Its historical significance lies in its surviving the Gr...
7. Al Capone: notorious gangster and criminal operating in the Prohibition Era of Chicago. Known for his violent and smash mouth ...  
8. L: Refers to the L, part of the CTA, which runs around the Chicago Loop. This is the elevated train that weaves throu...  
9. John Hancock Center: Located at 875 N. Michigan Avenue, the John Hancock Tower is a 100 story high skyscraper lining the Chicago skyline...
10. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable: Often known as the founder or "the father" of Chicago, du Sable was the first known settler to the area now known a...  
11. Bags: Bags, also known as bean bag toss, is a nickname for Cornhole, a game originating in Ohio. The game requires two b...  
12. pump: what chicagoans call fire hydrants. "they have the pump open on Bishop and my water pressure is so low I cant take ...  
13. Suit Guy: Vincent is a guy who strolls around on State Street with colorful suits. He'll often do a spin or some sort of move...  
14. Tribune Tower: The Tribune Tower is located on North Michigan Avenue. The very distinctive Gothic architecture makes it stand out...
15. Sears Tower: The Sears Tower is going to be renamed Willis Tower. Willis Group Holdings acquired the naming rights to the Sears ...  
 
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