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Millennium Park Construction Explained: The Bean to Be Replaced With Pickleball Courts

Cloud Gate — affectionately known as “The Bean” to locals — was opened to the public in 2006, and immediately became a must for people looking for free things to do on dates that aren’t going very well.

Chicago Rings in New Year With Traditional Bean Drop

“What better opportunity to contemplate how I’ve been doing the past couple years by watching my own reflection fall to the ground and shatter into a thousand pieces.”

Gas Prices Soar, Yet Still The Bean Thirsts

“You are familiar with the water cycle, no? This is very much similar,” said Delorian. “Think of digestive system also. Bean creates gas, yes? Therefore gas creates Bean.”

Starbucks Reserve Roastery Begins Roasting The Bean

“Like many businesses we’ve been facing supply chain issues,” said Candie Jameson, 43, a Senior Bean Counter (literal) for at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery. “And by utilizing this great natural resource in the center of our city, we expect to be able to keep our customers regular for years to come.”

Bean Returns Home To Giant’s Castle In Sky For Thanksgiving

After packing its bags and scheduling the requisite PTO, the Bean is returning home to its native castle in the sky for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Bean Shaky and Fatigued After Second Vaccine Shot

Working in a front-facing position that requires a lot of contact with the public, the Bean was relieved to secure its vaccine appointments last month.