Tag: chicago

Jul 5, 2015

Picture of the Day: Mammatus Clouds Over Wrigley Field

Picture of the Day: Mammatus Clouds Over Wrigley Field

The Chicago skies put on a show as the Cubs hosted the Los Angeles Dodgers for a game on June 22, 2015 at Wrigley Field.

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Jun 4, 2015

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile at the Stormtrooper Protest

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile at the Stormtrooper Protest

Darth Vader and a group of stormtroopers are spotted protesting at April’s C2E2—the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo.

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Mar 31, 2015

Bystander Captures Ridiculous Tow Truck Escape in Glorious HD

Bystander Captures Ridiculous Tow Truck Escape in Glorious HD

This bystander is a hero. Not only for capturing this ridiculous scene, but filming it in landscape mode in crisp, beautiful 60 fps HD. The sifter salutes you good citizen of the Internet. For those curious, this took place in Chicago’s River North neighborhood at the intersection of Clark and Ontario.

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Jan 15, 2015

Picture of the Day: Steam Locomotives at the Roundhouse in Chicago, 1942

Picture of the Day: Steam Locomotives at the Roundhouse in Chicago, 1942

Photograph by Jack Delano Seen above are steam locomotives of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway in the roundhouse at the Chicago, Illinois rail yards. The photograph was taken in December of 1942 and now resides at the Library of Congress. The Chicago and Northwestern Railway operated more than 5,000 miles (8,000 km) of track…

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Dec 9, 2014

Before Filmmaking, Stanley Kubrick was a Photojournalist. This is 1949 Chicago

Before Filmmaking, Stanley Kubrick was a Photojournalist. This is 1949 Chicago

Before he became one of America’s most celebrated filmmakers, Stanley Kubrick was a photojournalist for Look magazine from 1940 – 1950. The decade was widely considered to be formative for Kubrick’s iconic filmmaking style and narrative. After selling one of his photographs to Look of a broken-hearted news vendor reacting to the death of…

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Oct 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: Cloud City Chicago

Picture of the Day: Cloud City Chicago

Photograph by Brandon (@sharpmagunda on Instagram) In this fantastic capture by @sharpmagunda on Instagram, we see Chicago from high above with skyscrapers soaring above the clouds. Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States after New York and Los Angeles. This is just another reason to always get the window seat…

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Mar 31, 2014

Picture of the Day: Spring Equinox in Chicago

Picture of the Day: Spring Equinox in Chicago

SPRING EQUINOX IN CHICAGO Photograph by niXerKG on Flickr In this perfectly timed photo we see the setting sun in Chicago during Spring Equinox on 20 March 2014. Taken by Flickr user niXerKG, who dubbed the photo Chicagohenge, he says you can see the setting/rising sun in the streets of Chicago that…

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