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.
What Is The Midwest? A New Exhibit Says It's More Than Just Geography"Beneath the heart of every tough guy, of every urban sophisticate in this city, you have the heart of Midwesterner."
Impact Of Chicago Race Riots Of 1919 Still Felt 100 Years LaterOne hundred years ago, race riots killed nearly 40 Chicagoans and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses.
Best Places To Learn About Chicago HistoryLocals and tourists should get to know Chicago's past and revel in its continuous progress.
Book Fair Continues This Weekend At Newberry LibraryThere are 120,000 books across 70 different categories.
Pullman To Become Lasting Monument To Labor, Civil Rights HistoryThe independent Newberry Library has preserved thousands and thousands of records from the Pullman Palace Car Company, which was the catalyst of the nation's first industry-wide railroad strike, and the formation of the first all-black labor union
Newberry Exhibit Displays World War One Through The Eyes Of ChicagoansA new exhibit at the Newberry Library aims to show World War One through the eyes of people from Chicago.
Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 15th-21stCheck out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 15th-21st.
Best Museum Tours In ChicagoFrom guided tours on a Segway to a self-guided tour on your smartphone, there are plenty of ways to explore museums in the Chicago area. Check out this list of museum tours to find one that's right for you.
1930s Chicago Gang Map Combines History, Humor, MoralityAn illustrated study of Chicago's gang and crime problem in the 1930s.
Made In Chicago: Newberry LibraryThe Newberry Library is full of stories.