Episode 40: City Scene in Chicago
IA Project Manager Kelsey Johnson discusses what makes the Windy City a vibrant, wonderful place to live and work as well as what to expect at its popular St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Chicago celebrates St. Patrick’s Day by dyeing the Chicago River green and serving up green beer and corned beef specials. The dyeing of the river is a 50-year tradition that’s managed by the Plumbers Union.
One of the best cultural attractions in the Windy City right now is the Chicago Riverwalk, a pedestrian walkway and recreational amenity that connects Downtown Chicago to the lakefront.
The most “Chicago thing” is the Chicago-style hot dog, which is topped with chopped white onions, yellow mustard, green sweet pickle relish, tomato slices, a dill pickle spear and a dash of celery salt. Absolutely no ketchup!