Posts tagged "Chicago jazz history"

A lost treasure in Chicago's jazz history

A lost treasure in Chicago's jazz history
Just when I think I have a good grasp on the city’s history, something pops up that blows my mind. I was at 680 N. Lake Shore Drive the other day, and I passed an empty window with Gold Star Sardine Bar written on it. Being the total nerd that I am, I figured this... Read more »

A piece of Chicago's jazz history

A piece of Chicago's jazz history
Since my post last week regarding the history of Dearborn station, I’ve received several requests for a blog about the Jazz Showcase inside of the station. And again, I’ve found myself¬†pleasantly¬†surprised. I guess I wasn’t as unobservant as I thought; the club has only been there since 2008. The Jazz Showcase was founded in 1947... Read more »