The Oscar-nominated film "Green Book" brings to light a chapter in Chicago history.Left: Universal Studios; Right: New York Public Library Digital Collections, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division)

The Real ‘Green Book’: In Chicago, The Famous Directory For Black Motorists Pointed To Bronzeville

The film "Green Book," which is up for Best Picture on Sunday, is named for the annual guide listing where black travelers could safely go.

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Should Pilsen Become A Historic Landmark District? Some Say City Is Trying To ‘Shove This Down Our Throats’

The process initially was set to extend late into the summer, but was expedited after someone tried to demolish three buildings in the proposed district.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Concrete From CTA Wall Falls And Crushes Two Cars

The concrete was from a retaining wall and there are no reported injuries.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Field Museum Researchers Remade A 1,000-Year-Old Peruvian Beer After Analyzing Ceramic Artifacts

An ale inspired by the ancient beer will be released in Chicago stores and bars this summer.