The Pullman Strike led to the designation of Labor Day as a national holiday.Wikimedia Commons

Why Do We Get Labor Day Off? You Can Thank Chicago Workers

A strike in Chicago led to Labor Day being designated as a national holiday.

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

Presidio To Close After 4 Years In Bucktown, Saturday Night Will Be ‘Last Call’

"Stop waiting until your favorite spot is on its last leg," Presidio's owner Patrick Cullen said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Explore CTA Control Center, Soho House At Open House Chicago

Big Monster Toys and St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church are among the West Loop and University Village sites that will be on display.

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

DonutSlut Bringing Booze-Infused Doughnuts To West Town

"Think of a tasty martini on top of a fluffy, flavorful donut," DonutSlut's owner said.