10,000: Approximate barrels of Malört purchased by Logan Square hipsters this year.
98: Approximate percentage of times Malört was ordered in Logan Square following the words “I dare you.”
325: Number of feet taller One World Trade Center is than Willis Tower, if you count the spire.
0: Spires you count.
1: Vodka distillery/bar that opened in Chicago.
1: Apple brandy distillery/bar that opened in Chicago.
8,000 or so: Craft breweries that opened in Chicago.
3-2: Score of Blackhawks-Bruins Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
543: Approximate appearances the Stanley Cup has made in Chicago bars since then.
$99: Cost of one vial of Stanley Cup home ice.
Low 30s: Approximate combined approval rating of 2013 noted Chicago haters DePaul professor Rachel Shteir and TV host Jon Stewart (still higher than Ventra card).
Low 20s: Approximate approval rating of bungled Ventra card rollout (still higher than Healthcare.gov).