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Videos tagged 'culture'

Vibrant Ukrainian Village

Posted on January 27, 2011

With its longtime residents, artist transplants and trendy boutiques, Ukrainian Village is one of the most diverse as well as hippest hoods in the city.

Pilsen the Eclectic

Posted on January 7, 2011

An oasis of Mexican food, art and culture as well as the center of Chicago’s art district, Pilsen is home to an eclectic group of residents and places of business.

Naper Settlement

Posted on October 29, 2010

A 12-acre outdoor history museum, Naper Settlement is home to structures ranging from an 1830 one-room log cabin to an 1884 Victorian mansion.

Historic Blue Island

Posted on October 22, 2010

At 175 years, Blue Island is older than Chicago and has a history that’s just as interesting. Today, the community is home to a diverse make up of residents.

Joys of Jefferson Park

Posted on October 15, 2010

Peaceful and quaint, the historically Polish Jefferson Park even has its own newspaper—not to mention some of the best Polish sausage in the city!

Aly Heads Down to Chinatown

Posted on September 17, 2010

Settled in the early twentieth century, Chicago’s Chinatown offers visitors a glimpse into the world of Chinese architecture, cuisine and culture.

Chinese American Museum Reopens

Posted on September 17, 2010

After being destroyed by a fire two years ago, the Chinese American Museum is having a grand reopening Saturday, September 18, 2010, at 1 PM!

Chatham Charm

Posted on September 10, 2010

The African American-owed businesses of Chatham include a renowned publishing house, theatre and restaurants selling anything from African fare to gigantic donuts!

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