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Remembering the influential people who died in 2021

Here is a roll call of some influential figures who died in 2021 (cause of death cited for younger people, if available).

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 Most Dangerous Intersections in Chicago

With Interactive Map.

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.
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