Chicago Pays Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Dr. King visited Chicago many times, including leading a walk in 1965 to protest segregation in schools here.
What Will Be Inside The Obama Presidential Library?It will create 3,300 construction jobs, 1,900 permanent jobs and attract 40 new businesses.
Police Investigating Vandalism Of DuSable Bust Near Michigan Ave. BridgePolice are investigating the vandalism of a bust of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, the Haitian-born man who's credited as the founder of Chicago, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
South Side Museums Form "Museum Campus South"Seven museums on the South Side have banded together to try to raise their profiles, and get more people to visit them.
Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In ChicagoPresidents Day isn't always seen as a holiday that marks great attention, like Memorial Day or Labor Day. However, unleash your inner patriot by learning about the great presidents of our nation or the richness in American history in Chicago and you might have a better appreciation for this national holiday.
Hundreds Celebrate Obama's Inauguration, King Holiday At DuSable MuseumThough it was Obama’s second inauguration, there was no less enthusiasm from the crowd, which stood and cheered as they watched a live telecast of the inaugural proceedings.
Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In ChicagoA prestigious institution of higher learning once graced with educational lectures from our president elect, The University of Chicago is an ideal place to visit during the 2013 inaugural ceremony. These important landmarks in Hyde Park are well worth considering at this historic time.
Exhibit Profiles The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Civil rights history is on display at the Chase Center downtown this week, with an interactive, traveling exhibit profiling the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Emanuel On New Cultural Plan: 'I Can't Wait For The Final Report'Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is excited about a new Cultural Plan being finalized for the City of Chicago.
City Set To Unveil New Cultural Plan, Calls For New 'Museum Campus South'The city is set to unveil a plan Monday for making Chicago an even greater cultural destination.
Celebrate Women’s History MonthMarch is National Women’s History Month. In honor of this most amazing month, dedicated to the best gender around (OK, I may be bias), here’s what’s going on around town.
Free & Cheap Winter Break Activities In ChicagoYou could spend a small fortune going to a movie or sending the kids to day camp, but we’ve compiled a list of free, inexpensive and exciting activities to take you through the weekend. Be sure to double check the website for what’s included. You may still need to pay for special activities or parking. So pack up the kids and pack a lunch and have a great winter break.