The O’Hare expansion proposal from Studio ORD (Chicago Department of Aviation)

A Closer Look at O’Hare Expansion Plans

Some of the world’s most distinguished architectural firms are competing for the $8.5 billion expansion plan for O’Hare’s Terminal 2. The mayor has opened the competition to the public to vote on the final designs.

A dry parade organized by the Women's Christian Temperance Union in Chicago in 1908. Photo: Charles R. Childs, Chicago Historical Society

The Century-long Clash Between Temperance and Beer in Chicago

The year Chicago was incorporated also saw the founding of the city’s first temperance group and first brewery. As the two factions grew, they left their mark on the city and suburbs.

Handmade soaps

DIY Handmade Soaps

One of my favorite kids’ crafts is making soap. It’s a great craft for kids of all ages – the older ones can do it all on their own and younger ones just need a little adult help. The process is fun and the soaps make great gifts.

Food on a plate

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