Ida B. Wells was a pioneer in investigative journalism, documenting lynchings across the United States. [Wikimedia Commons]

Ida B. Wells Will Get The Monument She Deserves After Community Raises $300K

"This project is bigger than Ida ... It's about black women finally starting to get recognized for what we did and what we've contributed in this country."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Karalynn McNicholas, Found Dead In Chicago Lawn, Was Murdered, Officials Say

The Mount Greenwood resident had been strangled miles away from her home and without her phone or purse.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Neon Wilderness, New Spot From Bar DeVille Partner, Opens For Happy Hour Thursday

The bar near the Division Blue Line station pays homage to the neighborhood's Polish roots with its name, cocktails and laid-back vibe.