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Then and Now, 18th-Clark

By the time the older photo was taken in 1948, the once thickly-settled neighborhood around 18th and Clark had evolved from residential to industrial.  Even though most of the local population had left, Old St. 88 more words


9 On-Campus Or Close By Lunch Spots for College Students in Chicago's South Loop

I thought I would kick off my spring semester (and my blog) by helping all of you lovely freshman and first year transfers in Chicago’s South Loop (for whatever of the 12 shcools you’re attending) learn about the BEST places to eat on campus. 1,814 more words


New Year, New Apartment

It’s the New Year, so are you looking for a new place?

Some of the most popular neighborhoods to live in by young adults have been places like Lincoln Park, Wicker Park, Buck Town, Old Town, and Uptown. 193 more words

Chicago Hostel ft. "A Hug From a Large Man for a Long Time, part VI"

We certainly found a visible place for Amanda Beekhuizen’s piece. We had to keep our first round of documentation short because of the cold, but not too short to see plenty of passers by slow down on their daily commutes and make some time for literature. 70 more words


La Cantina Grill

Neighborhood: South Loop

Price Range: $10-$14 entrees

Vegans Rejoice! La Cantina Grill in the South Loop is a hidden gem. I found this place by accident but it has quickly become a favorite. 134 more words


The Magnificent Auditorium (12-9-1889)

The President of the United States came to Chicago today to dedicate the largest building in the country.  The president was Benjamin Harrison.  The building was the Auditorium. 372 more words


2 Killed, 7 Wounded In Thanksgiving Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) — Two people were killed and at least seven others have been wounded in Thanksgiving weekend shootings across Chicago since Wednesday night.

A Thanksgiving Day shooting left one man dead in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side. 591 more words