The Rich List
by Richard Lalich, Ronit Addis Rose, and Patrice Duggan Samuels

Tales of old money, new money, declining fortunes, entrepreneurial genius, stock splits, Aspen hideaways, and charity balls: the 50 wealthiest Chicagoans

Twilight of the Empire
by Gretchen Reynolds
Heir to a name and a dynasty, Marshall Field V has seen his fortune dwindle by millions and may be the last of his line in Chicago.

Death in the Ruins
by Richard Cahan
Architectural photographer Richard Nickel died fighting to save Chicago’s great old buildings. But his passionate commitment and his stunning pictures taught people to value the city’s architectural heritage.

A Lighter Shade of Pale
by Rommel Wilson and Jason Penney
Toss off our winter wool blues. This spring and summer, opt for the soft impact of whites.



Conversion of the mannequins; no more buildings for Spider Dan; and Peter Cook brings Goya to life.

by Greg Hinz
The Tribune’s troubling read of city migration patterns; taking down Lou Wolf; plus, rating the TV weather forecasters

Modern Times
by Marcia Froelke Coburn
Going for the burn with a personal trainer who shows no mercy

Stage & Screen
by Penelope Mesic
The Lookingglass ensemble runs away to join the circus.

by Douglas Seibold
The puzzling transformation of Gary Deeb, once perhaps the most powerful TV critic in the country, now a near-invisible man on the four-o’clock news

Prime Time

Hot dates around town this month

Kid Stuff

by Liza Schoenfein
Musical games, hiking expeditions, marine biology, windsurfing, kayaking, and canoeing – a guide to summer day camps with a difference

The Goods
by Leah Eskin
Get ahead by looking back – with vintage treasures, time is of the essence.

Going Places
by Anne Spiselman and David Novick
Diversity is the name of the game, and it’s one you can play anywhere and everywhere in Lincoln Park.

by Dennis Ray Wheaton
Chicago’s two best ethnic restaurants – one Mexican, the other Thai – are bound to bowl you over.

Back Talk
by Henry Hanson

Bill Petersen, Pussy Paepcke, Jim Wood, Muriel Newman, and Margaret McCurry