Chicago’s Most Wanted
by Ted Allen

We conducted an exhaustive and highly scientific search for the 25 sexiest people in town. Among our finds: a boy-wonder movie star, a TV-news knockout, and five guys who serve a mean plate of baba ghannouj

Bad Medicine
by Anita J. Slomski
It seems the government agency that was meant to inform us about and protect us from questionable doctors may not be doing a good job of either. A hard look at the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

Death in the Water
by Jonathan Eig
When a healthy 39-year-old man apparently drowned while competing in last summer’s Chicago triathlon, it marked the second fatality at the event in two years. The mysterious circumstances of his death also raised troubling questions about planning and safety as the world’s most popular triathlon.

Life Science
by Penelope Mesic
Martha McClintock, a University of Chicago psychobiologist, completed her first landmark study when she was in her early 20s, and she’s been excelling in the scientific rat race ever since.

The Brights of Spring
photography by Peter Modler
Vivid, citrusy hues freshen this season’s fashions, which come in clean, simple shapes and blossom in bold, graphic patterns.





The Goods
by Jennifer Epstein

City Desk
by Greg Hinz

Real Lives: The Kosinski conundrum
by Marcia Froelke Coburn
The Off Beat: Jerry Springer ate here
by Neil Steinberg and Richard Roeper
Stage & Screen: Show Boat docks
by Penelope Mesic
by Dennis Ray Wheaton
Reporter: Film fest fuss
by Penelope Mesic

Sullivan’s Travels
by Terry Sullivan

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