A striking sculpture marks the point where Springfield's 'Race Riot' of 1908 broke out, keeping the memory alive
Historians may argue forever over the origin story of this classic steak-on-a-stick, but it's the taste that counts
A small museum carefully tells the important and long-hidden history of another American holocaust
DuPage County greets Spring with a range of family activities
Samantha shares some pictures of the statue called The Lesson at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, Illinois.
George G shares the odd story of how a Richmond grocery warehouse became a Civil War prison and ended its days as a rock venue in Chicago
Gumbo visits a beautiful House of Worship, one of only 13 similar structures scattered around the globe.
DrFumblefinger visits the historic Grosse Pointe Lighthouse, located on the shore of Lake Michigan just north of Chicago.
A new exhibit will look at the lives and growing-up experiences of the generation whose leading edge is entering its 50s
Chicago's Willis Tower is holding a contest whose winners get a wedding or vow renewal in a glass skybox over the city
A new museum in Springfield, Illinois highlights Black history along the "Mother Road."
Chicago's tallest viewpoint re-opens with lots to see besides its view out over the city and lake.
An unusual monument to a labor movement struggle in Chicago that sparked organizing around the world, still draws expressions of solidarity.
Chicago is continuing the updating and expansion of O'Hare as it continues to be one of the busiest airports anywhere.
Monica Albert offers ten top suggestions for things you should do in the Windy City of Chicago (sponsored content)