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Pickpockets on the El

A Reader Writes: Sunday afternoon on the Red Line I witnessed two pickpocket attempts, about 40 minutes apart. As my uncle was getting on the el at Jackson, a man in front of him pretended that his foot was caught between the platform and the train. He fell backward into my uncle, grabbed him, and […]

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Local Talent

To the editors: Here in Chicago we have a fairly healthy local music scene (no thanks to you) with hundreds of bands. In your “Reader’s Guide to the Music Scene” you advertise the clubs that offer the music (I am referring to the Rock section), but unless a band makes the Critic’s Choice (and that […]