The Plant in Back of the Yards is among the 250 cool places featured during Open House Chicago.Eric Allix Rogers/ Open House Chicago

Explore The Plant, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church At Open House Chicago

Zap Props and Ling Shen Ching Tze Buddhist Temple are among the Back of the Yards and Bridgeport sites that will be on display.

Bridgeport, Chinatown Primary category in which blog post is published

5 Things To Know About Austan Goolsbee, The High-Powered New Addition To Chicago’s School Board

The economics professor at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business will round out the mayor-appointed board.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Tatas Tacos In Portage Park Celebrates Holiday Season With 12 Days Of Tacos

The restaurant is also collecting donations for a special holiday meal at the Irving Park Food Pantry Dec. 19.