“Where ya think he’s goin’ in such a hurry?”
This is the north end of Lincoln Park, which stretches for miles along the shore of Lake Michigan all the way from North Avenue to the end of Lake Shore drive at Hollywood Avenue.
As with many American cities, Chicago still has a housing problem. There tend to be a lot of homeless people who sleep in the park, especially near Uptown between Lawrence and Wilson.
The story the witness tells on the final page actually happened to me one night. It was too weird an experience to not put into the comic.