The city has 283 datasets listed on its data portal, data.cityofchicago.org. Some of these datasets are pretty standard, from types and locations of crimes to CTA ridership. Other datasets are more intriguing. RedEye did some diving to log some of the more novel data.
>> Popular fiction titles at the Chicago Public Library in July 2013 include "Fifty Shades of Grey" and "Gone Girl"
>> Employee indebtedness to the city. As of Saturday, the Chicago Board of Education has 2,626 employees that owe a collective $1.48 million to the city. The CTA has 2,218 employees that owe $1.37 million.