St. Helen Roman Catholic Church is one of many spots architecture buffs can tour this weekend. Eric Allix Rogers

Tour Century-Old Churches, ‘Poop Fountain’ Creator’s Studio This Weekend At Open House Chicago

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart school is one of more than a dozen West Town and Ukrainian Village sites participating in Open House Chicago.

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This Very Tiny Guide To Chicago’s Music Scene Celebrates City’s Indie Record Stores And Venues

The hand-drawn mini guide highlights spots like The Hideout, Laurie’s Planet of Sound and The Empty Bottle.

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Wait, Are Two-Flats Only A Chicago Thing? Why These Uniquely Chicago Homes Have Thrived For A Century

Despite their history as affordable options for working families, two-flats are "in distress" as people convert them into single-family homes.