By Patrick Butler, Photos by Patrick Butler
World War I may be a “forgotten war” to many Americans, but the so-called “War to End All Wars” that ended nearly a century ago still has plenty of reminders here on the North Side.
These include a small
by Peter von Buol
A Com Ed power substation at 1834-1838 W. Waveland Ave. is among a group of buildings located throughout the city that local architectural preservationists want the city of Chicago to include in a proposed Thematic Chicago Landmark District.
Designed by German-American architect
Any home cook worth their salt knows that a good sauce can turn a mediocre dish into a star. It’s how the chefs do it in the restaurants, right? But we’ve all also heard the stories about stocks simmering for days and sauces reducing for
By Bill Ligas
A serious, painful back injury left Gordon, an active 79-year-old sci-fi author, relying on a cane. While initial treatment at the Swedish Covenant Hospital Pain Clinic was helpful, he knew that to fully relieve his pain for the long term, he needed the expert advice
by Erika Neumayer Ehrat, designer and founder of Rare Dirndl
I have been celebrating Maifest here in Chicago for years and years! It is held in Lincoln Square, usually around the end of May/beginning of June. It is not an extravagant fest for the city, but
Brittney Frazier, CPDT-KA, Found Chicago Boarding and Training Center
With spring finally creeping out of the darkness of winter here in Chicago, many of us are really itching to get out and about with our dogs! However, as you might have noticed on social media, there
Written by Erika Neumayer Ehrat, designer and founder of Rare Dirndl
One of my favorite things about good German food is not only that it is freakin delicious, but that it’s food that warms you up… heart and soul (literally!). Soups and stews are staples in German cuisine
Dr. Benuck Talks About His Practice, His Patients and His Favorite Classical Composer
My medical practice
My main interest is hip and knee replacements.
From our friends at Black Bear Academy
With the chaos of day to day life, a handheld device and a favorite cartoon on the TV can seem like an easy way to keep children entertained. These electronics are simple go-to to avoid a meltdowns at the
The neighborhoods of the 47th ward are great places to live and raise a family because of their parks, access to transit, activities for children, and perhaps most significantly, the strong public schools. Yet a decade ago, only one of the neighborhood elementary schools and