Muddy Waters House In North Kenwood Granted Preliminary Landmark Status“We believe it is essential culturally, and for the legacy of African American history, that this home is designated a city of Chicago landmark,” said Waters' great granddaughter, Chandra Cooper.
Happy 83rd Birthday To Buddy Guy“One of the last things Muddy Waters told me was 'just keep the damn blues alive.' So as long as I'm here, I'm going to do whatever I can to keep it alive."
Chicago Pays Tribute To Muddy Waters With Mural, Formal DedicationThe nine-story-tall Muddy Waters mural in the Loop was formally dedicated Thursday, accompanied by - what else? The blues.
Phil Chess, Co-Founder Of Chess Records, Dies At 95Phil Chess, co-founder of Chicago’s Chess Records, a label said to have help invent rock ‘n’ roll, has died at 95.
Best Spring Festivals In ChicagoShake off the cold weather for good with spring festivals in Chicago. Music, culture, art and more are all on the schedule this spring.
Repair Bids For Muddy Waters' Chicago Home To Be Presented ThursdayThis Thursday could be an important day for a long-neglected piece of Chicago blues history, reports WBBM's Kris Kridel.
Landmarks Group Releases List Of 10 Most Endangered Historic SitesLandmarks Illinois’ “Endangered Places 2013” list includes a variety of structures, including the Gage House, a pre-Civil War home built by one of Winnetka’s earliest settlers, and the Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake, which once served as a hangout for Al Capone.