With the year coming to a close, we asked our Twitter followers and Facebook fans to send us their picks for the top Chicago stories of 2011. Here's a list of the most memorable, plus some additions from our staff. Read more
2011 was a long, fascinating year for Groupon, Chicago's biggest Web 2.0 company and the fastest-growing one in history: preparing for its IPO, fighting off the SEC. If corporations are people, puberty is no less awkward for them. Read more