Living in a big city has its ups and downs. One minute you’re looking up at the shiny buildings and marveling at the architecture, and the next you’re stepping in a puddle even though it hasn’t rained. Theses awkward moments are inevitable for those who live here. Check out 11 things Chicagoans often suffer.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.