10 Ways Chicago Could Be Even More Amazing

Chicagoans certainly have more than one reason to brag about the city they call home. Beyond the amazing pizza and world-class architecture, there's the James Beard Awards, Obama Presidential Library, and the George Lucas museum to give us even more reasons to feel a burst of hometown pride. Unfortunately, there are some things about Chi-town that make us want to bury our heads in the sand at Oak Street Beach.
Don't get us wrong, Chicago is one of the best cities in the world — but sometimes you've got to face the music — after all, no place is perfect. And, maybe by pointing out the flaws of our fair city, we can make strides to change the town we love. So, if you're in agreement that those potholes have got to go and the term Chiraq is nothing to be proud of, click on for the 10 worst things about Chicago.

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