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I Witnessed The Legendary Mike Royko Vs. Bernie Judge Fight In The Billy Goat Tavern

Former DNAinfo City Hall reporter Ted Cox was just out of school when the two Chicago journalism giants squared off in the Billy Goat Tavern in the 1980s. He finally put it in writing.

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side

Memory Of St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Can’t Be Erased By Lost Address

The story that's become a part of Chicago lore continues to entrance us every year on Valentine's Day.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Horrific Iroquois Theater Fire Killed Hundreds In The Loop 117 Years Ago Today

Chicago is a city marked by fire, but today the Iroquois fire has been all but forgotten, even though it remains the worst theater fire and the worst single-building fire in U.S. history.