Data show Illinois and Chicago are among the leaders in structurally deficient bridges. (Photo/Kelly McGowan)
Take a tour of seven haunted places around the city. (Photo/Elizabeth Stalter)
How did the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 influence our city's architecture? (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)
Despite U.S. unemployment rates decreasing over the past several years, the number of unemployed still paint a grim picture of Americans who can’t find work. Illinois is no exception.
According to public records, a record-high 109 building demolitions permits were issued in Logan Square in 2017, followed by 70 new construction permits. To the newer residents living there, the numbers might not have posed an issue. But to the Latinos who have called Logan Square home for many years, it is a reminder of the neighborhood's changing landscape.
It's no surprise that Chicagoans are ecstatic about new brews in the area, but a new shift in the brewing industry, one that amounts to more than 7.8 percent of the market, leaves many wondering how these breweries attempt to differentiate themselves
Al Capone had to eat, too. And where? You can dine at some of the same places the famous gangster did in the city's oldest restaurants.