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Chiberia 2019

Chiberia 2019
Chiberia 2019

Miserable, Cold, Snowy Winter That Ends Wednesday … Wasn’t All That Worse Than Usual, As It Turns Out

Why did this winter feel so terrible? It was actually warmer than normal — but when bad weather hit, it was really bad.

Downtown

Meet The Man Who Braved Chicago’s Polar Vortex To Share Photos Of Its Brutal Beauty

“Bad weather is great for photography,” photographer Barry Butler said.

Downtown

Forum For 40th Ward Alderman Candidates, Postponed By Cold, Rescheduled For Friday

The Waldorf School's doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the forum set to start at 6 p.m.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Setting Tracks On Fire, Golf Clubbing Brakes And Other Ways The Trains Keep Moving In Chiberia

The CTA has "snow fighter" trains. How cool is that?

Downtown

This Is Why Metra Sets Its Tracks On Fire In The Really Cold Weather

"We are warming up the tracks so that we can make the repair, but it's not something we do in normal service to warm the tracks," a Metra spokesman said.

Downtown

For 20 Years, This Englewood Woman Has Rescued Abandoned Animals. Now, She Needs Help Heating Her Home

A beacon of hope for neighborhood pets needs help so that she can continue to help those in need.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chicago Hit 21 Below This Morning, And A Snowstorm Is Coming This Afternoon

Relief is coming: Sunday could hit almost 50 degrees.

Downtown

Mt. Greenwood Woman Gathers Dozens Of Blankets And Coats To Help Homeless During Dangerous Cold

Shannon McCann and her neighbors gathered 70 blankets in just one day to pass out to people who are homeless Downtown.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

No, 15 People Didn’t Die Of Cold Overnight In Chicago. But Here’s How You Can Help People In Need

Here's how you can help people affected by this week's dangerous cold.

Downtown