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Visiting Chicago

Use these links for information about the Chicago Sights and Sounds, the Magnificent Mile-Michigan Avenue shopping area, photographs of the area, and travel to and from the O'Hare and Midway airports.

Check here for even more information and trivia on Chicago.

For a selection of restarants, see metromix.chicagotribune.com/dining .

Chicago Trivia Test

    What food is Chicago famous for?
  • Cheesesteaks
  • Wrigley
  • Gumbo
  • Pizza
  • Chocolate Mousse
    Why was Chicago nicknamed the Windy City?
  • Locals love to sail
  • Politicians are long-winded
  • Annual International Kite Championship
  • The Lake Effect Wind Chill Factor
    Chicago is best known for what type of music?
  • Country
  • Classical
  • Heavy Metal
  • Blues
  • Grunge
    What famous firsts happened in Chicago?
  • The first totally fireproof house was built and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • The first American woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize lived in Chicago.
  • The first ferris wheel made its debut in Chicago.
  • None of the above.
  • All of the above.
    What cow is blamed for Chicago's Great Fire of 1871?
  • Old MacDonald's
  • Mrs. Lewis'
  • Mrs. Corpus'
  • Mrs. O'Leary's
  • Mrs. O'Henry's
    Chicago is known for a weather phenomenon known as
  • Michigan Missie
  • Lake Effect Heat
  • Midwest Temperature Inversion
  • Lake Effect Snow
    What was a popular Chicago Tourist Attraction in 1999?
  • The Moose are Loose
  • Cows on Parade
  • Dancing Dogs
  • A Patridge in a Pear Tree
    Chicago's Navy Pier, where the "Wise Guys and Gals Gala" takes place, is home to
  • A 150-foot ferris wheel
  • Numerous stores for shopping
  • America's first stained glass museum
  • None of the above
  • All of the above