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1 year
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The 20 Most Beautiful Photos of Chicago This Winter

In early February, we sent the local photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz out into the cold to capture Chicago neighborhoods and street life. He came back with a stark portrait of a city that freezes over yet remains full of life.

1 year
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Reboot Your Workout

Time to make good on your 2013 fitness resolution! Here’s how to solve four common exercise challenges—and pick the Chicago gym that’s best for you.

1 year
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Can $86 Million Save a Neighborhood?

Fifteen years ago, Lands’ End founder Gary Comer embarked on a wildly ambitious project to improve the struggling South Side neighborhood where he grew up.

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Chicago’s Once-Grand Movie Palaces

Photographer Eric Holubow offers a rare glimpse inside five of Chicago’s most grand movie palaces, and Roger Ebert shares one of his most unforgettable moviegoing experiences.