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

With Ida B. Wells Street, Chicago Getting Its First Ever Downtown Street Named For A Black Woman

After a century, the journalist and civil rights leader will finally get her due, her great-granddaughter said.

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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 stations of the cross in Pilsen.

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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."