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

Police Warn Residents After Cars Stolen Off Street In Little Village, Lawndale

The most recent incident occurred in the 1600 block of South Karlov Avenue on March 21 at 2:15 p.m., police said.

North Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Peterson Elementary Hosting Forum For 39th Ward Runoff Candidates Wednesday

Samantha “Sam” Nugent and Robert Murphy will make their case to voters during a Wednesday forum.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published

‘First Responders’ Play Aims To Raise Awareness Of Mental Health Issues Faced By Those On Frontlines

The play is coming to the Beverly Arts Center on the city's Southwest Side Tuesday, where many members of the police and fire department live.