Posts tagged "Wicker Park"

How the neighborhoods got their names

How the neighborhoods got their names
Did you ever wonder why some of the city’s neighborhoods got their names? Some of them are self-explanatory – Lakeview, South Loop, River North – but others are kind of strange. Since I’m a giant nerd, I decided to research popular neighborhoods’ names and include it in this weeks ‘Did You Know, Chicago?’. Pilsen This... Read more »

Your free, almost free and not so free horror movie screenings guide

Your free, almost free and not so free horror movie screenings guide
Halloween is nothing without scary movies. (Or Disney Channel screenings of Hocus Pocus and Halloweentown.) But sometimes it’s more fun to watch your favorites with a big crowd of people; that way you can laugh at the chick that won’t stop screaming. Here’s a few of the free, almost free and not so free horror... Read more »