By most measures, Jude Baar Topinka, the state treasurer and sometime accordion player, is the most successful Republican politician in Illinois.
Sensational City Weekends
Features 48 Hours Spend a sensational summer weekend in the city-our game plans include detailed intineraries for families and the culturally inclined, for glamour girls and lovers, for gourmets and sports fans. Star Gazing From a Miss Illinois runner-up to a pro baseball player, we’ve gathered 20 of the city’s most glittering eligible singles. Plus: … Read more
In recent years, Chicago has become a tough town in which to get a liquor license. Credit Mayor Daley’s strict policies on booze—and enforcement by a stern and obscure bureaucrat.
A shakeup at Playboy left the managing editor jobless after 16 years. Now he’s exploring the world of the newly unemployed.