The Special Operations Section fell apart ten years ago. Yet two officers from it are still on desk duty. A third was just suspended without pay. The cost? $2.2 million. The Tribune explains why.
He’s teaming up with philanthropists to train, educate, and employ young black men who are neither working nor in school. Chicago magazine talks with him about his plan.
She died after being born at 23 weeks. Too young for her body to be donated to science, the nonprofit group Rest In His Arms gave her a funeral. 75 strangers turned out to mourn her. The Sun-Times tells the story.
How do the city’s food pros feed themselves? Emergency tacos, Froot Loops, and, at Alinea, well-executed basics. The Reader goes inside their kitchens.
It swept $175 million in TIF surplus to get by, and stopped plans for a $60 million high school. But what happens next year? The Chicago Reporter ponders what’s next.
The team’s emerging star began his journey to the majors when his widowed mother moved the family from Puerto Rico to get better care for his sister Noely, born with spina bifida. The New York Times profiles the team’s postseason hero.
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And the middleman was a Chicago-based company. The Washington Post explores Geofeedia’s role.
The films of John Hughes inspire the winner. Crain’s takes a tour.
From Floriole’s gorgeous passion fruit tart to The Loyalist’s clever lemongrass sundae, Chicago chefs take a diverse approach to sweets. Chicago magazine makes its picks.
Roosevelt High senior Danely Quiroz goes to a school without enough textbooks, no librarian, and classes with more students than desks. The Christian Science Monitor speaks with the student leader.