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Slagel Family Farm

How a kid from rural Illinois transformed the tiny Slagel Family Farm into the hottest meat purveyor in Chicago

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The Stuntman

Want to send a bus tumbling across lower Wacker? Set someone on fire? Find a guy to plunge eight stories onto Lake Shore Drive—backward? Easy.
Just call Rick LeFevour.

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Who Is Jose Abreu?

After defecting from Cuba, the Sox slugger had one of the best rookie seasons ever. Yet his story has remained largely a mystery. Until now.

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Style Revival

The ’70s are back! Chicago’s fashion editor handpicks the clothes this season that best capture the decade’s glamorous vibe.

2 months
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Steve Dahl Won’t Shut Up

After six years in exile, the original shock jock is back on the radio. But is anybody listening?

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Power 100

It’s our fourth annual list of the Chicagoans who have the most clout—and why.

3 months
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After the Spire

It was supposed to be the second-tallest building in the world. Instead, it’s the city’s biggest crater.

Chicago architects offer six out-of-the-box ideas for the site of the Spire that never was.

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What About Bob?

Long a cult favorite in comedy, Bob Odenkirk has finally found wider recognition—and respect—through a shady character named Saul.

5 months
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Medical Wonders

These five homegrown innovations are making their way from benchtop to bedside. Each has the potential to dramatically change medicine and improve—even save—lives.

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