I’ve never voted for any Bush. As for today’s mainstream media, well, don’t get me started (no really, my family begs you–don’t get me started). From that frame of mind […]
To the editor(s), In the last two issues we’ve seen the Reader at its best and its worst, on the same topic: Iraq. The worst, as I’m sure many others […]
To the editor; I am a longtime fan of both Hot Type in general and Michael Miner’s work on it in particular; it’s the only thing like it in Chicago […]
To the editor: After reading Anthony Puccinelli’s review of Braveheart [June 9], I am left wondering what movie was he watching and with whom? I realize that reviewers may miss […]
National rank among the 50 states in total toxic dicharges to air, land, and water, in pounds: Indiana 4th Illinois 6th National rank in toxic substances imported from out of […]
Does strong environmental policy cost or pay? An imaginative study yields a surprising answer.
The urban forestry experiment on Lake Shore Drive is working, at hardly any cost or inconvenience to anyone. The mayor’s school plans should turn out so well.
Pollution, progress, and good intentions have caused drastic changes in the fish population of Lake Michigan over the years. It may be too late to restore it to its natural state, but should we try?
Ten or twenty years from now, you may not recognize parts of Chicago’s world-famous lakefront: if a plan being pushed by the Chicago Park District becomes reality, there could be […]
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Architect Philip Bess has a novel answer to the White Sox stadium dilemma. But no one wants to hear about it.
The endless battle over PCBs in Waukegan Harbor is poisoning the city’s plans to become the “Coho Coast.”