The 97-year-old former shortstop is the last surviving member of the 1945 National League champions. The New York Times profiles Lennie Marullo.
The Contract Buyers League fought discriminatory housing practices in Chicago in the 1960s. Surviving members talk about how the debt could be repaid. Huffington Post Chicago looks at the city’s past.
His immigrant father wanted him to be a doctor. Here’s how the city’s quiet literary superstar became a writer instead. The Tribune tells his story.
Some Chicagoans are worried the term encourages sound-bite coverage of violence in the city, and even encourages violence itself. The Sun-Times gives voice to the pushback.
David Schaper was reporting on urban renewal in Englewood when a man was shot by a semi-automatic rifle nearby. Morning Edition caught tape of the incident.
The Atlantic editor, author of a massive cover story on how to address America’s history of discriminatory policies, discusses the city’s history. Chicago magazine talks with Coates about his work.
The CPD is turning away sex offenders because they don’t have the “capacity” to register them. WBEZ investigates why—and what the implications are.
An Evanston program combines life and job coaching for mothers with early-childhood education for their children. Catalyst Chicago examines the Two-Generation Learning Initiative.
Ride the el with one of the city’s lit legends. Chicago magazine joins Dybek on a trip around his hometown.
Mayor Emanuel wants very strict regulations on gun shops in Chicago. There’s precedent for them. The New York Times editorial board argues for his proposal.
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