Chicago magazine’s June issue hits newsstands Thursday, May 19th. To schedule an interview with one of our writers or editors, please contact Natalie Marquez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Going, Going, Gone (cover story): From families with kids searching for a full-fledged summer vacation to solitude seekers looking for a refreshing weekend away, the June issue highlights ten Midwestern lakes that make for a perfect summer escape. With attractions galore and accommodations that vary from rustic to refined, this special travel issue is the perfect resource for planning a summer sojourn—whether it’s a six-hour drive to Elk Lake in Michigan or a two-hour trip to Lake Wandawega in Wisconsin.
The Ken Griffin File: A close look at the billionaire founder of the Chicago-based hedge fund Citadel. Our writer scoured public documents, financial records, and other sources to help explain who the notoriously private Ken Griffin exactly is.
Brand New World: Sanjay Khosla arrived at Kraft Foods just four years ago, charged with rethinking undeveloped global markets. Since then he has successfully translated Oreos into Chinese, making them the best-selling cookie in China.
String Theory: After almost 20 years of obsessive violinmaking and intense scientific scrutiny, Cal Meineke, a musically inclined doctor, may have finally figured out why one instrument can sound so much better than its nearly identical twin.
Style: Breeze through security with mini multi-taskers for on-the-go beauty; travel in style with luggage from low-key to luxe.
Summer Music Preview: Our editors compiled a stellar summer music preview that picks the best of the majors, the indies, the classicists, and the crossovers.