16 August 2002
“We’re the North Side Irish…” New census figures show that Lakeview, home of (too) many “Irish” Cubs brew-pubs, is Chicago’s most Irish community area. I’d bet that many of those “Irish” are no more Irish than Lucky Charms, being Anglo-Saxon or Germanic Midwesterners (via the original New England settlement) who were merely proclaiming their Celtic roots back in March 2000.