The site of the former Southway Hotel, listed in the Green Book, 1938-67. Sarah Hoskins

The Real ‘Green Book’ In Chicago: Vacant Lots Replace Black-Owned Businesses That Once Thrived In Bronzeville And Beyond

The Green Book listed places safe for black travelers to stay. But many of the businesses did not survive. "If you're going to erase a community's history, you've got to kill the landmarks."

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Old Double Door Location In Line To Get Zoning Change To Become A Yeti Store

The high end cooler dealer wants to open in the shuttered home of the famed Double Door club at 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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

Lincoln Yards Developer Sterling Bay Will Unveil ‘Fleet Fields’ Soccer Fields This Weekend (PHOTOS)

It is unknown whether the developer will construct a school, library or community center as previously promised.

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

Wormhole Coffee Will Join Margie’s Candies On Logan Square/Bucktown Border

"Wormhole 2" will be 90s-themed, an appropriate sequel to the 80s-themed Wormhole Coffee in Wicker Park.