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One of the best neighborhood parks in the city.
One of the best neighborhood parks in the city. Welles Park is a perfect match for Lincoln Square: 15 acres of great facilities (tennis, softball, an indoor pool) that never feels remotely crowded, except when the Old Town School of Folk Music holds the free summer Folk & Roots Festival here.
2333 West Sunnyside Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
If you're interested in folk music from America or anywhere else in the world you should definitely plan to spend some time at the Old-Town School
In the neighborhood for more than 80 years
Built in 1922, this was the last commission of legendary architect Louis Sullivan
A second-floor bowling alley, right above a hardware store, with hand-scoring and an old Midwestern lodge feel (but with a fresh remodeling from 2013)
Great big wonderful park with plenty of softball fields, football and soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, trees, and a nice walking path
If you like to sample the bowling culture of any city you visit, this is a fine choice; there are eight well-kept lanes, a cash bar, a good jukebox, and a few references to The Big Lebowski
In addition to their work with Cambodian immigrants and refugees, the CAI also runs a small but highly effective Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial at their building near Albany Park
Artists in Chicago have developed communities in so many different genres - rock, blues, jazz, classical, hip hop, house, reggae, folk, country & numerous traditional ethnic style - that Martyrs' strives to be the place to see each of them
A social services agency for the Chicago Japanese community with occasional exhibits of interest, such as a collection of photos and art relating to internment camps during World War II