Entries from Down Chicago’s Drain tagged with 'Bubbly Creek'

River Pollution of the Past

Today's Chicago Tribune has a full-page feature about the history of pollution in the Chicago River, specifically that most colorful and polluted tributary known as Bubbly Creek, which drained run-off from the Stockyards. The most fascinating part of the article...

Another reason not to swim in the river

Today a live American Alligator was found in the Chicago River at Bubbly Creek! Apparently it was living happily there, with lots of fish to eat. Who knows how it got there, or how long it had been there?...