Mary Bartelme Park Advisory Council will host its 8th annual Christmas tree- and menorah-lighting ceremonies this weekend. Michael Lyons

Tree, Menorah-Lighting Ceremonies And Holiday Stroll Kick Off Season In West Loop This Weekend

The holiday stroll on Madison will include a letters for Santa station, ornament decorating party and winter-themed drinks.

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

Pilsen’s Via Crucis ‘Brings People Together’ On Good Friday

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stages of the cross in Pilsen.

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

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."