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Slaughterhouse tells the story of the Union Stock Yard, chronicling the rise and fall of an industrial district that served as the public face of Chicago for decades. Dominic A Pacyga is a guide like no other — he grew up in the shadow of the stockyards, spend summers in their hog house and cattle yards, and maintains a long-standing connection with the working-class neighborhoods around them. Pacyga takes readers through the packinghouses as only an insider can, covering the rough and toxic life inside the plants and their lasting effects on the world outside. He shows how the yards shaped the surrounding neighborhoods and controlled the livelihoods of thousands of families.

Slaughterhouse tells the story of the Union Stock Yard, chronicling the rise and fall of an industrial district that served as the public face of Chicago for decades. Dominic A Pacyga is a guide like no other — he grew up in the shadow of the stockyards, spend summers in their hog house and cattle yards, and maintains a long-standing connection with the working-class neighborhoods around them. Pacyga takes readers through the packinghouses as only an insider can, covering the rough and toxic life inside the plants and their lasting effects on the world outside. He shows how the yards shaped the surrounding neighborhoods and controlled the livelihoods of thousands of families.

When Jack Brooks wrote "That's Amore," the first image he reached for was a big pizza pie. With apologies to St. Valentine and all those greeting-card companies, we're with the old-school crooner on this one. Let it be known that February's purest celebration falls on the 9th—National Pizza Day. Say cheese, lovers.

On Aug. 21, a total eclipse of the sun will be visible coast to coast in the U.S. for the first time in a century. Plan on putting yourself in its path? We've scouted out eateries near the totality's arc so you can fill your belly before feasting your eyes on the sky (with eclipse glasses, of course).

Since fantastic food is more important to many travelers than museums, hotels and souvenirs, we've compiled all the must-stop food spots across the country that offer a one-of-a-kind dining experience.

Slaughterhouse tells the story of the Union Stock Yard, chronicling the rise and fall of an industrial district that served as the public face of Chicago for decades. Dominic A Pacyga is a guide like no other — he grew up in the shadow of the stockyards, spend summers in their hog house and cattle yards, and maintains a long-standing connection with the working-class neighborhoods around them. Pacyga takes readers through the packinghouses as only an insider can, covering the rough and toxic life inside the plants and their lasting effects on the world outside. He shows how the yards shaped the surrounding neighborhoods and controlled the livelihoods of thousands of families.

Slaughterhouse tells the story of the Union Stock Yard, chronicling the rise and fall of an industrial district that served as the public face of Chicago for decades. Dominic A Pacyga is a guide like no other — he grew up in the shadow of the stockyards, spend summers in their hog house and cattle yards, and maintains a long-standing connection with the working-class neighborhoods around them. Pacyga takes readers through the packinghouses as only an insider can, covering the rough and toxic life inside the plants and their lasting effects on the world outside. He shows how the yards shaped the surrounding neighborhoods and controlled the livelihoods of thousands of families.




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