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2 months
ago

Found in Chicago

You’d be amazed what you can discover about a city—and its people—simply by looking down.

2 months
ago

My Dinner Party with Grant

Chicago’s Carrie Schedler wanted to become a better home cook, so she invited the city’s most famous chef to help her. Much to her surprise, he said yes.

3 months
ago

The Jet-Setters’ Guide to Weekends

With more—and more affordable—direct flights than ever before, it’s easy to plan a long-weekend jaunt abroad. Here, a playbook for 10 stellar mini vacations.

3 months
ago

The Hunting Accident

A Chicagoan’s quest to learn the truth about his father—whose life is the subject of a new graphic novel—delves deep into the city’s criminal past, crosses paths with one of the 20th century’s most notorious murderers, and leads to unexpected redemption.

4 months
ago

These Waters Run Deep

The Chicago River is being reborn. To journey along it is to see the city’s future—and feel the undertow of its past.

4 months
ago

Best Private Schools

We ranked the 10 top-performing high schools—and crunched crucial data on all 95 in the area.

4 months
ago

The Urban Wild

Tucked throughout Chicago are verdant oases—some feral, others restored, each a respite from the noise of the city.

4 months
ago

Charlie Trotter Is Alive And Well

By the time Chicago’s iconic chef died in 2013 following a period of erratic behavior, his legacy seemed tarnished. But a fresh look at Trotter three decades after his restaurant opened reveals an overlooked truth: He left a lasting imprint on the city’s dining scene.

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