Maxwell St Police Station
This station, two blocks west of Halsted St, exemplified the corruption rife in the Chicago Police Department in the 1920s. At one time,...
Windy City Rollers
The bang-‘em-up sport of roller derby was born in Chicago in 1935, and it has made a comeback in recent years thanks to the battlin’...
Al’s #1 Italian Beef
Piled high with savory beef that soaks through the thick bun, Al's inexpensive sandwich is one of Chicago's culinary hallmarks. This is...
Lonely Planet review
Whether you’re dining outside under the big oak tree or tucked in a cozy corner, the atmosphere and exceptional French fare make Chez Joel a romantic favorite, though an odd duck among the predominantly Italian stretch of Taylor St. The menu is anchored by bistro favorites such as duck leg confit and coq au vin, complemented by an extensive wine list.