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  • newGet to Know Chicago Detours Guide Elizabeth Tieri

    Get to Know Chicago Detours Guide Elizabeth Tieri


    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 18, 9:23pm -
  • Why Isn’t There a Huge Chicago Brewery?

    Why Isn’t There a Huge Chicago Brewery?

    I’ve always been curious why there’s not a gigantic Chicago brewery. Milwaukee has Miller and St. Louis has Anheuser-Busch, but no Chicago brewery has ever come close to the size of those macro-brewery titans. What gives? To find out, I decided…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 8:52pm -
  • Scenic Sips: Bars with Great Views in Chicago

    Scenic Sips: Bars with Great Views in Chicago

    Grabbing drinks with friends isn’t just about the cocktail– the location is equally important. Luckily Chicago has some of the best “scenic sip” options out there thanks to its stunning architecture. If you’re looking for a new place to try…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 6:40pm -
  • Five Reasons to Book a Small Group Private Tour

    Five Reasons to Book a Small Group Private Tour

    At Chicago Detours, we offer all kinds of small group private tours by foot and by car, in downtown and in our Chicago neighborhoods. “Small” can get a bad rap, especially in the city of “Big Shoulders,” super tall skyscrapers, almost three m…
    - 19 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 1:34pm -
  • Badass Women of Chicago History Event Recap

    Badass Women of Chicago History Event Recap

    Our Badass Women of Chicago History event on Monday, March 26, was awesome in many ways. An Awesome Audience Two hours before the event, we sold-out. Luckily we had a few standing room tickets available at the door. We were in an open space at the D…
    - 27 days ago, 28 Mar 18, 2:25pm -
  • A Brief Overview of the Giant History of McCormick Place

    A Brief Overview of the Giant History of McCormick Place

    The history of McCormick Place is packed with one big disaster and tons of ambition. According to its website, nearly 3 million people visit the vast complex every year. Perhaps only the grounds of the 1893 and 1933 World’s Fair have held so many…
    - 34 days ago, 21 Mar 18, 8:00am -
  • Five Historic Irish Pubs in Chicago

    Five Historic Irish Pubs in Chicago

    For St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, rather than the obvious, like dyeing the river green, I’d like to highlight five historic Irish pubs in Chicago neighborhoods. These public houses are an abode of authentic Irish drinks, music, and, of course,…
    - 41 days ago, 14 Mar 18, 7:35am -
  • Jackson Park and the Battle Over Historic Preservation

    Jackson Park and the Battle Over Historic Preservation

    Jackson Park is currently the focal point of a contentious civic debate. The Obama Presidential Center and a new Tiger Woods-branded golf course are about to remake the historic park. Preservationists, most notably Preservation Chicago, and neighborh…
    - 47 days ago, 7 Mar 18, 9:54pm -
  • Six New Ideas for Chicago Corporate Outings

    Six New Ideas for Chicago Corporate Outings

    Let’s imagine it’s the moment when you decide it’s time to change up your typical Chicago corporate outing. It is a regular Thursday. You could be eating yet another catered lunch at your desk. You could be standing around at a happy hour at th…
    - 54 days ago, 28 Feb 18, 5:32pm -
  • Five Soul Food Restaurants on the South Side

    Five Soul Food Restaurants on the South Side

    In honor of Black History Month I want to highlight five delicious Chicago soul food restaurants. Soul food, of course, is the delectable Southern cooking tradition associated with the African-American community. Ever since the Great Migration, when…
    - 57 days ago, 26 Feb 18, 8:00am -

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Generation Y Blogger

  • How to Make Friends as An Adult
    I moved to Los Angeles on a whim this past August. I didn’t really know anyone here. I only knew one person, my roommate, who I knew from my ancient past (re: high school). I was working a couple of freelance jobs from home and was constantly plagu…
    - 9 Feb 17, 3:46am -
  • Social Media and the Problem of Plagiarism and Attribution
    Many social media platforms are full of stolen or bootlegged content. Finding the source of an original post can be incredibly difficult if not impossible. All it takes is one person who, instead of hitting the share/retweet/reblog button, downloads…
    - 6 Jul 16, 4:36pm -
  • Thoughts on the Orlando Mass Shooting
    A truly senseless and tragic mass shooting occurred on Sunday in Orlando. A targeted hate crime against the LGBTQ+ community at the Pulse nightclub on a Latin-themed night.
    - 15 Jun 16, 4:49pm -
  • Gay Scout Podcast
    I am working on an exciting new project with my good friend Dan Cronin called the Gay Scout Podcast. Dan Cronin is the voice and content writer of the 12 episode memoir about growing up gay in a religious, conservative, male-only, proto-military orga…
    - 10 Mar 16, 8:13am -
  • Chloe’s Reaction To Marriage Equality

    Chloe’s Reaction To Marriage Equality

    This week has been a roller coaster of epicness - from the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act (which will allow millions of Americans to maintain their access to healthcare), to their Fair Housing decision (which will help prevent discri…
    - 27 Jun 15, 3:11am -

Gapers Block

  • Where We Started

    Where We Started

    Gapers Block went live on April 25, 2003, with a Merge post about the Berghoff adding seats in the bar. The first couple Fuel questions were kind of silly, but got down to business soon enough....
    - 31 Dec 15, 10:14pm -
  • Vintage Pilsen

    Vintage Pilsen

    Chicago Voz interviews Akito Tsuda, a Japanese photographer who just published a book of photos of Pilsen in the early 1990s....
    - 31 Dec 15, 9:30pm -
  • Best of GB: The Lies

    Best of GB: The Lies

    Early on, we ran fiction in Detour, our features section. One running series was The Critic, which was an Onionesque collection of "real reviews of fake things," such as restaurants, movies, musicals, fireworks shows and music festivals. They never f…
    - 31 Dec 15, 7:30pm -
  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities

    In a NYTimes op-ed, Megan Stielstra juxtaposes tonight's Chi-Town Rising event, which was once free but now costs $99-150 to attend, with the protests that are bringing people together for a very different reason. Meanwhile, Rick Perlstein writes in…
    - 31 Dec 15, 7:23pm -
  • Easy Mistake to Make, Jeb

    Easy Mistake to Make, Jeb

    Presidential candidate Jeb Bush commented on the decision not to indict the police officers who killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice yesterday, saying, "I think that Chicago's got a lot of work to do to rebuild trust. The level of violence is...
    - 31 Dec 15, 6:27pm -
  • Chicago Women Who Owned 2015

    Chicago Women Who Owned 2015

    I'm stealing the headline from FoGB Veronica Arreola, because it is perfect. There are so many Best of lists at this time of year, but if you want to know 15 (thankfully there are far more) women who did awesome...
    - 31 Dec 15, 6:14pm -
  • Get Home Free on New Year's Eve

    Get Home Free on New Year's Eve

    As usual, the CTA will be free tonight from 10pm to 4am, courtesy of MillerCoors....
    - 31 Dec 15, 5:24pm -
  • Every Tube Down in TubeVille

    Every Tube Down in TubeVille

    Comedian Owen Weber takes on trolls in the song "How the Troll Stole YouTube."...
    - 31 Dec 15, 4:29pm -
  • Next Year's CPS Schedule Released

    Next Year's CPS Schedule Released

    Parents may not be thrilled by the 2016-17 school schedule, which thanks to a quirk of the calendar has winter break starting on Christmas Eve and spring break ending on Easter....
    - 31 Dec 15, 3:21pm -
  • "Empowered Feminist," Empowered

    "Empowered Feminist," Empowered

    Hale Goetz writes about discovering that photos of her have gone viral on Reddit....
    - 31 Dec 15, 2:43pm -
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