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Nia Easley leads tours through the Avondale community on the city's Northwest Side, taking everyone on a trip through history leading back to the 1800s.

Avondale tours reveal the rich history and untold stories of Chicago segregation

September 19, 2019

When Nia Easley leads tours through the Avondale community on the city's Northwest Side, she does a lot more than point out the best shops or restaurants. Easley takes everyone on a trip through h...

Local chefs serve up solidarity to support Chicago’s immigrants

Solidarity Soup

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli. Arts & Culture Editor

February 27, 2017

When native Chicagoan and chef Bruce Sherman saw how President Donald Trump’s administration has been treating immigrants and minorities, he could not sit idly by. He had to do something to stand up for those in ...

The Riverview Bridge may also stimulate commerce and tourism in the area, said Margaret Frisbie, executive director at Friends of The Chicago River.

Riverview Bridge to soar over Chicago River

April 11, 2016

Plans for an Avondale bike trail that will stretch across the Chicago River are beginning to move forward.Originally presented in 2012 by the Chicago Department of Transportation, the plans proposed connecting Cla...

Columbia celebrates the Year of the Monkey

February 15, 2016

Columbia celebrated the Lunar New Year Feb. 12 in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. The event, which displayed Asian culture, served food and hosted Karaoke, was sponsored by several organizations inc...

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