Last minute weekend trips from Chicago to see fall color
Did the beautiful weather we had the last few weeks lull you into a false sense of time where you almost forgot that the fall season was in full swing and remind you winter is just around the corner? Good news. There's still time to get away and see some of the proudest displays nature has to offer.
The Chicago Journal's Guide to Dives
To catalog all the dive bars in Chicago we knew it would become a true project of passion, labor of love, and journey to joy. If you're seeking them out, we know you know that the word "dive" is not a four-letter pejorative it's a four-letter affirmation. We need your help.
The Illinois Service Men and Women Killed in Afghanistan
No comment. No politics. Just names.
The Definitive Chicago Style Hot Dog Recipe
Here is what you need to know to make this Chicago classic.
All of Chicagoland's Independence Day Fireworks
With the suspicious cancellation of Chicago's official show for the second year in a row, you may be wondering where you can watch some fireworks this weekend to celebrate Independence Day with your family? We have you covered with our official list below.
All of Chicago's 2021 Summer Festivals (that we know about) in One Place
Chicago in the summer is the greatest city in the world, and it's time to get some fresh air. So you do what you need to do, but get out there and enjoy.
The Best Chicago Sports Teams Ever
If you are going to try and make a list of the best Chicago teams ever, you have to make some choices.
The Chicago Journal's Brief History of Music in Chicago
The Chicago Journal's Brief History of Music in Chicago should be considered a "living" document that is continually being added to, edited, amended, and reworked.
The Chicago Journal's Guide to Chicago Movies
Welcome to the Chicago Journal's running master list of Chicago movies.
The Chicago Journal's Basic Guide to Illinois Gun Laws
Even if we're in the significant minority in this city, here at the Chicago Journal we believe in the 2nd Amendment and the individual's right to personal defense.