If you’ve ever strolled through Woodlawn Cemetery in suburban Forest Park (which, given the season, might apply to some of you) you might have happened upon a section that features five elephant-shaped monuments. That 750 plot section of the cemetery is commonly known as Showmen’s Rest, a section of burial land originally purchased for use […]
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Lincoln, lizard mounds, angels, devil’s curses, and junk food magnates: midwestern cemeteries have ’em all
There are plenty of reasons to visit a burial ground besides paying respects to a loved one.
Historians: The Bronzeville Culver’s is being built on the site of a former Confederate smallpox cemetery, and other Chicago news
Also, an auto parts maker is opening a south-side plant that will create about 300 new jobs.
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This week’s Chicagoan: Adam Selzer, ghost-tour guide
This week’s Chicagoan is Adam Selzer, ghost-tour guide.
12 O’Clock Track: “Cemeteries” is excellent bummer punk from Life Stinks
Life Stinks play gross-out bummer punk much like Flipper perfected in the 80s.