Goats and More Goat Stories About Chicago

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The Curse of The Chicago Cubs.

A local Greek, William "Billy Goat" Sianis, owner of the Billy Goat Tavern and a Cubs fan, bought two tickets to Game four. Hoping to bring his team good luck he took his pet goat, Murphy, with him to the game






Bucktown is a neighborhood in Chicago whose boundaries are North Ave (S), Armitage Ave (N), Damen Ave (E) and Western Ave (W). Early Polish immigrants raised goats in the area and called it "kozie prery" or "goat plain" hense the name was changed to "Bucktown" in reference to the male goat. Today Bucktown is a very trendy neighborhood with easy access to downtown Chicago, good restaurants, and local artists.

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Comments (1)

William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Cool history lesson...how about the goats...they still around also?

Jan 22, 2016 08:09 AM