Posts tagged "Englewood"

How the neighborhoods got their names, part deux

How the neighborhoods got their names, part deux
Last week, my “Did You Know, Chicago?” post feature the history of how some of the city’s neighborhoods got their names. I received such great feedback and responses from readers wanting more that I thought I’d do another one! Feast your eyes on even more Chicago neighborhood history: Streeterville Streeterville has one of my favorite... Read more »

Native American trails running right through the city

Native American trails running right through the city
No matter how long I live in Chicago, I still find myself reaching for the GPS when venturing into unknown neighborhoods. Sure, I have the sense of direction of a blind giraffe, but it’s also because you never know when you’re going to approach one of those scary five-point intersections or a street that just... Read more »