Myths Debunked, History Examined, And Lessons Learned Upon The 150th Anniversary Of The Great Chicago FireThis week marks the 150th anniversary of the city’s signature disaster.
Students Launch Dialogue After Taking Issue With Lack Of Latinx Representation At Chicago History MuseumA recent class field trip to the Chicago History Museum left some high school students upset and offended.
Gilded Hollywood 'Silver Screen' Glamour On Display At The Chicago History Museum"Partly what it did was provide hope. So to dress like your favorite movie star was aspirational."
1919 Race Riots Remembered On Lakefront Where The Bloody Conflict StartedOne hundred years ago Saturday the 1919 race riots began in Chicago. Commemorative events were held throughout the city, including where the bloody conflict started.
Chicago Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Museum Exhibits, Day Of ServiceChicago and the nation honor late civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Chicago History Museum's 58th Annual July 4 CelebrationThe Chicago History Museum was awash in red, white and blue for the museum's 58th annual Fourth of July celebration.
History Museum Helps Celebrate Chicago's 180th BirthdayThe city of Chicago marked its 180th birthday on Saturday!
Chicago History Museum Offers Treasure Trove Of Cubs HistoryThe storied franchise has a connection to the song "Take Me Out To The Ballgame," CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Best Places To Learn About Chicago HistoryLocals and tourists should get to know Chicago's past and revel in its continuous progress.
Museums Offer Free Admission To CPS Students Before Classes ResumeChicago Public Schools students get a treat ahead of the first day of school. Some of the city's museums and cultural institutions are offering free admission.
Best 4th Of July Parties In ChicagoSee a few fireworks shows, eat your fill of barbecue and even squeeze in a bit of history when you take a look at these Fourth of July parties and events in Chicago and the suburbs for 2016.
Best Ways To Commemorate MLK Jr. Day In ChicagoHonor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year by visiting museums or volunteering through these organizations in the Chicago area.
5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About ChicagoThere's plenty more to Chicago's history than the Great Chicago Fire. From a historic park system to a debate regarding the oldest home in the city, find out a little bit more about Chicago with these five facts.
91 Years Later, Key Evidence From Leopold And Loeb Murder Back On DisplayThe so-called crime of the century happened right here in Chicago, in a home near the one owned by the Obama's and like any compelling crime story, there's a twist.
Five Must-See Museums In ChicagoChicago offers some remarkable smaller museums just a few miles from the center of the city.