The Chicago novelist's latest is about about a man who wakes up without clothes or an identity on a beach in Maine, travels across the country's belly, and winds up in Los Angeles.
Posted June 9, 2011, at 2:47 p.m.
Jay Ryan, Sonnenzimmer, Mat Daly, and other leading lights of the Chicago gig-poster scene create prints for Louisville musician Jason Noble.
Posted June 9, 2011, at 1:41 p.m.
Research by Chicago-based urban planner Aaron Renn and a host of Indianapolitans results in a comprehensive neighborhood map of the city. Now they'll have to see if it sticks.
Posted June 9, 2011, at 12:26 p.m.
A new dataset released by the City of Chicago allows you to sort through all city employees by department, job title, and salary. Plus: a map of the city's traffic count shows where the most cars pass by every day.
Posted June 8, 2011, at 6:36 p.m.
Groupon's co-founder, former college carpet baron Eric Lefkofsky, runs afoul of the Securities and Exchange Commission, for stating what everyone presumes he already thinks.
Posted June 8, 2011, at 3:00 p.m.
Chicago's beaches have historically been at the intersection of violence, race, class, and hot weather. Though the technology has changed: social media used to be a bugle. (Seriously.)
Posted June 8, 2011, at 10:28 a.m.
Groupon peels back the curtain with its S-1 filing, in advance of its eagerly awaited IPO. So why is everyone talking about moats and "adjusted CSOI"?
Posted June 7, 2011, at 3:30 p.m.
Journalist and novelist Gioia Dilberto discusses the new edition of her biography of Hadley Richardson Hemingway, the legendary writer's first wife, which brings to life the couple's passionate Chicago courtship.
Posted June 3, 2011, at 9:00 a.m.
Should you rent or buy? How much of America should rent or buy? Is housing as bad as it was during the Great Depression?
Posted June 2, 2011, at 2:59 p.m.
According to a paper by former UIUC prof Earl Grinols, the odds are good that a casino would lead to an increase in crime. Taxing it enough might pay for the social costs, but a drop in casino taxes is part of the legislation.
Posted June 1, 2011, at 7:16 p.m.