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  • Chicago Holiday Gift Guide 2017

    Chicago Holiday Gift Guide 2017

    Our Chicago Holiday Gift Guide 2017 is here! This year’s list runs through our favorite unique local presents for all the Chicagophiles in your life. We’re going all out on the holidays this year! Not only is there this list, you can find last y…
    - 4 days ago, 6 Dec 17, 8:59pm -
  • Chicago History Books for Your Holiday Gift List

    Chicago History Books for Your Holiday Gift List

    It’s hard for me to imagine a better holiday gift than good Chicago history books. They hold the promise of gripping narratives, undiscovered facts, and greater perspective and understanding. It’s like manna from heaven for big ol’ history and…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 6:09pm -
  • Five Ways to Appreciate Chicago’s Historic Buildings

    Five Ways to Appreciate Chicago’s Historic Buildings

    Chicago’s historic buildings are a three-dimensional manifestation of our city’s history and culture. If these buildings could talk, they would have endless stories to tell about the city and the many people that have passed through. Read here to…
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 4:45pm -
  • Underground Chicago: Exploring The Hidden Layers of the City

    Underground Chicago: Exploring The Hidden Layers of the City

    When people think of Chicago architecture it’s very likely their first thought is of soaring skyscrapers. But the architecture of underground Chicago is fascinating and essential in its own right. Virtually unknown layers of tunnels, passages, sewe…
    - 30 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 9:09pm -
  • Best Stops for Student Performance Groups in Chicago

    Best Stops for Student Performance Groups in Chicago

    We often play host to big student performance groups in Chicago for their annual trip. It’s always a kick to guide these student groups. Hanging out with them often feels like time travel, since I’m a former high school drama kid and marching ban…
    - 32 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 9:05pm -
  • Questions from our World’s Fair Tour on Today’s Anniversary

    Questions from our World’s Fair Tour on Today’s Anniversary

    In the 18 months since it launched, we’ve had tons of guests discover a huge piece of Chicago’s history on our “1893 World’s Fair Tour with Bars.” As anyone who has joined us knows, our guides always encourage questions from guests. Accordi…
    - 41 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 7:11pm -
  • Five Great Ghost and Halloween Tours in Chicago this Season

    Five Great Ghost and Halloween Tours in Chicago this Season

    Here’s a list of some of the best ghost and Halloween tours in Chicago for you to enjoy. If you want to get out and have some fun in outdoor Chicago, then October is basically your last, best chance. Fortunately, October is also the spookiest time…
    - 49 days ago, 23 Oct 17, 10:30am -
  • Last Call for the Wicker Park Tour in 2017!

    Last Call for the Wicker Park Tour in 2017!

    Our Old Polonia and Wicker Park Walking Tour with Food has been a great hit this summer. This tour has a good amount of time outside, unlike our mostly indoor walking tours. So we have to retire it during the colder months. However, we are going [……
    - 60 days ago, 11 Oct 17, 3:10pm -
  • Announcing the Chicago Detours Scholarship for Local History Students

    Announcing the Chicago Detours Scholarship for Local History Students

    We have some cool news to share! Our tour guides are very proud to help spread the word about the Chicago Detours scholarship for local history students. We want to support awesome scholars in Chicago history. And we’re also rolling out a grant pro…
    - 67 days ago, 4 Oct 17, 7:51pm -
  • The Chicago Maroons Were the First “Monsters of the Midway”

    The Chicago Maroons Were the First “Monsters of the Midway”

    Football season is kicking off. For countless Chicagoans, that means another season of cheering for the “Monsters of the Midway” aka their beloved Chicago Bears. What many may not realize is that the “Monsters of the Midway” nickname did not…
    - 93 days ago, 8 Sep 17, 1:53pm -

@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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