You can try Off Color’s new Wari Ale at the Field Museum on March 3.
Posted inBest of Chicago
Best Approximation of the Final Scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark
Plenty of treasures remain in storage in the basement.
Smoke from a distant fire
Archaeologist-historian Robert Mazrim resurrects the Illinois frontier in his new book.
Posted inArts & Culture
The Rise and Fall of the Mound People
The ancient mounds of Cahokia constitute the largest earthworks in the Western hemisphere. You’d think something this hard to miss would be easier to figure out.
Posted inNews & Politics
Bury My Heart at Lot 23
One of the state’s most important historic and archaeological sites is about to become a “private year-round residential/vacation community.”