The Columbia Chronicle

Activist, journalist honored 
with new street sign

February 15, 2019

Columbia's Congress Parkway building now has a new address following the historic street name change from Congress Parkway to Ida B. Wells Drive. The city voted to change the street name in summer 20...

Puppy bowl viewing party

Volunteer Megan Hilbert plays with Comet.

By Ignacio Calderon

February 7, 2019

One Tail at a Time Adoption Center, 2144 N. Wood St., hosted Puppy Bowl XV on Feb. 3 at Park and Field restaurant and bar, 3509 W. Fullerton Ave. One Tail at a Time began in 2008 and has since facilitated over...

MØ at the Vic Theatre

MØ performed songs from recent studio album Forever Neverland along with hit songs

By Steven Nunez, Staff Photographer

February 4, 2019

720 South Bar & Grill, 720 S. Michigan Ave., participating in the 12th Chicago Restaurant Week. 

South Loop spots during Restaurant Week

January 25, 2019

The 12th Chicago Restaurant Week begins today, Jan. 25, and runs until Feb. 7. Consumers get to enjoy prix-fixe menus starting at $24 for lunch and brunch and $36 or $48 for dinner.Director of Partnerships ...

Judge Gaughan: ‘One act, one sentence, one crime,’ Van Dyke sentenced

January 18, 2019

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for the murder of Laquan McDonald, concluding one of the most racially charged trials in Chicago history. Co...

Chicago Brewseum celebrates the craft of beer making

December 13, 2018

Raw barley, wheat and oats are malted, ground and mixed with hot water. The water is boiled, and flavoring is added. This is when everything starts spinning, becoming a whirlpool, before being cooled ...


Revisiting History: Historical reenactors juggle the morality of memory

December 3, 2018

Anxiously awaiting the first guests of the day, dedicated historians sit in cabins ready to recite tales of the past. Visitors entering the grounds listen to the sounds of a fife, smell the campfire ...

Illinois gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker celebrates alongside former President Barack Obama at the

Former President Barack Obama: ‘If you don’t like what’s going on, don’t hashtag—vote.’

November 6, 2018

Former President Barack Obama chastised the Republican Party for using fear mongering and lies in their bids for political office during the 2018 gubernatorial elections. “Why is it you’ve ...

Ride-share, cab drivers unify for better regulations

November 2, 2018

Taxi, Uber and Lyft drivers chanted "drivers united will never be defeated" as they demanded safety regulations, better wages and increased transparency from the city at a rally on Oct. 31. “F...

“When a person’s life is taken from a gun, they don’t talk about the effect,” Milagros said. “They don’t talk about the PTSD...My son lives with the absence of his sister. My sisters live with the absence of their niece. It’s a domino effect.”

Life after loss: Living in the gap

October 22, 2018

"My daughter was just sitting in a kitchen, waiting for her younger brother, and she was shot by a stray bullet," said Milagros Burgos, speaking through tears. Alexandria Imani Burgos, the daught...

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