• City
Pilsen: Where Eastern Europe Meets Mexico

In the center of Pilsen sits Dvorak (Anton) Park. It’s fitting that the Lower West Side neighborhood boasts a tribute to the Bohemia-born composer of the “New World Symphony”. It’s not just because of the number of Bohemians who settled there but also because Pilsen, for most of its history, has been a place for […]

July 28, 2022

  • City
How the neighborhood of Pullman gave birth to Labor Day

Pullman looked idyllic, offered a better standard of living than what employees could have afforded elsewhere. But on the inside, none of the advantages of the model city compensated for the restrictions on the freedom of the workmen, Because of its historical architectural significance, Pullman is ideal for a walking tour. Our Whoa!Guide Colm Ronan […]

July 1, 2022

farming in chicago
  • City
Farming In Chicago, Pulling The Plow To The Market

Tired of the hectic pace of the city? Imagine being surrounded by green fields, cute animals, and farming lots of fresh and delicious food. If you would like to experience farming side of Chicago, then travel to the agricultural and rural areas. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, in April 2019 Illinois had […]

March 24, 2022

St. patrick's day
  • Celebration
  • City
Everybody is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago

From Irish Dancers to the famous Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe band, along with hundreds of floats and bands participating in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, the event is sure to be a great  time. The parade starts at 12:15pm at Balbo and Columbus.   But, if you can’t attend that one, no worries. Chicago has […]

March 11, 2022

Women’s History Month
  • City
Women’s History Month: powerful inspiration from Chicago’s women

Women’s History Month helps us celebrate the achievements and contributions of women throughout American history, across a variety of fields, and Chicago offers some astounding examples. It was 1910 when, at the Second International Socialist Women’s Conference, the  German sociologist Clara Zetkin -with the support of great Polish sociologist Rosa Luxemburgo – proposed International Women’s […]

March 7, 2022

adler planetarium
  • City
Adler Planetarium is ready for its big reopening

The scientific growth of the 21st century was mainly due to the creation of spaces that would divulge scientific and technological advances for everyone. A case in point is the Adler Planetarium, which has become a recognized leader in science education, aside from being America’s first planetarium. Located within the Museum Campus on the edge […]

March 1, 2022

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