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  • What’s Left of the Site of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre?

    What’s Left of the Site of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre?

    The site of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre is still among the most infamous in Chicago history. Yet today if one visits the site of the garage in Lincoln Park, no physical relics or reminders indicate that a legendary massacre ever happened there…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 7:30am -
  • The Forgotten Chinatown in Downtown Chicago

    The Forgotten Chinatown in Downtown Chicago

    Chicago’s Chinatown is one of the city’s densest and busiest neighborhoods. Located on the South Side, it’s the beating heart of Chicago’s Chinese community. But it’s not the first such Chinese neighborhood in the city. The original and now…
    - 10 days ago, 7 Feb 18, 4:35pm -
  • Best Neighborhood Hotels for a Winter Chicago Staycation

    Best Neighborhood Hotels for a Winter Chicago Staycation

    Everyone is looking to get away by the middle of a Midwestern winter. Instead of jetting off to the tropics, we recommend a weekend at these neighborhood hotels for a great Chicago staycation. #1. Benedictine Bed & Breakfast It seemed only appropriat…
    - 17 days ago, 31 Jan 18, 4:21pm -
  • Learn How We Guide Chicago Walking Tours in Winter

    Learn How We Guide Chicago Walking Tours in Winter

    Leading Chicago walking tours in winter presents a unique set of challenges. Chicago, you may have heard, tends to be grey and cold in the winter. Now, don’t get me wrong, there’s still plenty of great reasons to visit Chicago in winter. Leading…
    - 24 days ago, 24 Jan 18, 8:51pm -
  • The Best Chicago Drinks for Cold Nights

    The Best Chicago Drinks for Cold Nights

    Winter can be pretty brutal around here. Personally, I think the best way to take the bite out of the frost is with a good drink. You can always do that on our Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour or 1893 World’s Fair Tour with Bars. But […]The pos…
    - 31 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:44pm -
  • Five Reasons to Visit Chicago in Winter

    Five Reasons to Visit Chicago in Winter

    There are tons of great reasons to visit Chicago in winter. No, it won’t be very warm. Yes, the odds are relatively high that you’ll get buried in a blizzard. But don’t let that deter you! Here’s at least five great reasons to visit Chicago i…
    - 38 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 5:49pm -
  • New Buildings in Chicago in 2018

    New Buildings in Chicago in 2018

    A brand new year is the perfect time to think of the new buildings in Chicago in 2018. With the huge downtown building boom right now, we have tons of new architecture to look forward to. Recent additions, like 150 N. Riverside, have already become i…
    - 44 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 9:51pm -
  • Chicago Tour Company 2017 Year in Review

    Chicago Tour Company 2017 Year in Review


    - 52 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 5:34pm -
  • Chicago 2017 Holiday Season in Photos

    Chicago 2017 Holiday Season in Photos

    These are our Chicago 2017 holiday season photos that we tour guides have taken on our explorations of Chicago. The past month has been magical. Lights, crowds, and festivities always make this a special time of year. It’ll be neat to look back on…
    - 59 days ago, 20 Dec 17, 5:47pm -
  • Best Holiday Cocktails in Historic Chicago Bars

    Best Holiday Cocktails in Historic Chicago Bars

    We want to share some of the best holiday cocktails in Chicago’s historic bars with you! It’s been a blast exploring Chicago’s holiday traditions on our annual Holiday Tour of Drinks, Daleys, and Dead Guys. Our guests have especially enjoyed th…
    - 66 days ago, 13 Dec 17, 9:47pm -

@golfaid

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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