Mike Royko

The 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame and Museum in Forest Park, Illinois. (Credit: 16inchsoftballhof.com)

Forest Park To Be Cooperstown For 16-Inch Softball

For Larry Piekarz, executive director of the Park District of the Forest Park, the 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame is a dream come true.


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Report: Old Neighborhood Taverns Vanishing In Chicago

The neighborhood tavern was, for generations, the most familiar gathering spot in any community.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012


On This Day 44 Years Ago: Chicago’s Picasso Unveiled

On this day 44 years ago, the iconic Picasso sculpture was unveiled in what we now know as Daley Plaza.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011