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1 year
ago

The Queen of Midwestern Cuisine

Wild sassafras. Deer hearts. Frogs she spears herself. At Elizabeth Restaurant, Iliana Regan is upending how America thinks about the region’s food.

1 year
ago

The Change Agent

Rob Garofalo of Lurie Children’s Hospital is leading the way in helping transgender kids switch sexes. But the doctor’s work raises a thorny question: How young is too young?

1 year
ago

New Tricks

One year after we reported that the Chicago Police Department was undercounting the city’s murders, the problem persists—and top brass are up to some

1 year
ago

Slagel Family Farm

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

1 year
ago

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.

2 years
ago

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.

2 years
ago

Style Revival

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

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