Tour a pipe organ, cozy up with a book, and explore the Art Institute’s eeriest corners.
The Chicago Teachers Union vice president steps into the spotlight as the interim head.
1994 Jim Capraro Executive director, Greater Southwest Development Corporation Timothy Jordan 14-year-old anti-crime symbol Liz Phair Musician Helen Valdez and Carlos Tortolero Founders, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Chris Zorich Bears defensive tackle; founder, Chris Zorich Foundation Oprah Winfrey Television personality 1995 Dr. Gloria Jackson Bacon Physician; founder, The Clinic in Altgeld Gary Barnett Northwestern … Read more
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Editor’s Note On Feb. 11, 2015, Little League International stripped Jackie Robinson West of its titles following allegations that league officials had violated player-eligibility rules. Read more about the development. Two decades ago, Chicago decided to start a tradition: At the end of each year, the magazine would honor a few people “who’ve taken it … Read more
President, United States Hispanic Leadership Institute
Founder and CEO, Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic
Author and poet
Executive director, Misericordia
Jackie Robinson West’s dramatic run to a Little League U.S. title uplifted a city and captivated a nation. The inside story of how these South Side kids pulled it off