Go to Chicago museums for free.
freechicago: First, there are an incredible number of great museums in Chicago. Second, many are free or have free days. This is a list of the free museums or those who have special free days. Museums with free admission: ArchiCenter DePaul University Museum Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Museum of Contemporary Photography National Museum...
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FREE MUSIC IN THE PARK ON SATURDAY
The Wisdom Bridge Arts Project, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Chicago Park District are proud to present The Rogers Park World Music Festival featuring Samba Mapangala & Virunga (Dr. Congo/Kenya) African Rumba and Soukous at 5:00 p.m. at Gale Park, 1610 W. Howard on Saturday September 20th, from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Admission is Free The Wisdom Bridge Arts Project...
Inside Chicago's dog fighting underworld →
Local children begin by staging dog fights on street corners to improve their standing in the community. If their dogs emerge as winners, the children will appear tough and other people will be less likely to mess with them. At the next level, money begins to change hands. “Anywhere between $500 and $2500,” says Mr Hardiman, and the dogs are “trained to become ultimate...
Best and Worst Midwestern Cultural Traits →
For me the worst part of Midwest culture is the active discouragement of the pursuit of excellence. It’s not just that people in the Midwest value the average or think good enough is good enough. They do, but it’s more than that. People in the Midwest tear down anyone who dares to have a higher standard or show a greater ambition. It’s not just that Midwesterners don’t...