Rebel Without a Pause
by Patricia Lear

Twenty years ago, Bernardine Dohrn and her Weatherman cohorts blew up buildings. Today she is leading a new – respectable – revolution.

A School in the ‘Hood
by Paul Engleman
Everyone’s heard about the overcrowding, the violence, the low test scores. One parent checked out his local public school – and got an education.

Power Plays
by Bob Daily
It’s been a season of hard times for honchos – they’ve been ousted from Soldier Field, the Stadium, and City Hall. And we’ve charted their fall.

Talking Trash
by Marcia Froelke Coburn
The Jenny Jones show has turned to true-confessional shock TV in its battle to survive. Is the bottom line pushing it over the line?

The New Kids on the Block
by Dennis Ray Wheaton, Anne Spiselman, and David Novick
Fifteen fresh new restaurants – from tiny storefront ethnics to glitzy downtown steak houses – that are trying to win you over…and are likely to succeed



True stories, police mores, and the Smelts on the run; plus, Cries & Whispers

by Greg Hinz
The Kruesi chronicles; Heritage stars shine in Woodlawn.

Stage & Screen
by Penelope Mesic
What’s black, white, and Reddin all over? Black Snow

Chicago Woman
by Marcia Froelke Coburn
Read your male: TV’s Allison Rosati met Mr. Right through a fan letter.

by Greg Hinz
Steadily increasing international air service has been a key boost to the Chicago-area economy. Terminal 5 promises to bring more.

Prime Time
Hot dates around town this month

Real Estate

by Dennis Rodkin
Close-in and affordable, the East Village is a rarity. Plus, recent sales

Going Places
by Anne Spiselman and David Novick
With its college-town charm and vig-city savvy, Evanston has it all.

Photo Op
by Scott Mutter
Demonstrating a feel for nature

Back Talk
by Henry Hanson

Will return next month