The author of 190 as-told-to profiles of Chicagoans on the column’s genesis, challenges, and satisfactions
Luana Lienhart says 30 percent of her clients don’t realize they’re in abusive relationships.
A profile of the owner of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop reveals the depths of his obsession with our 16th president.
“It’s a bit like exercise: I enjoy it, but sometimes I’d rather skip it, but I do it anyway,” Cynthia Kendall says.
“I don’t even pretend to know what women go through on a daily basis, but I feel like I have a peek,” Ben Krane says.
“Beekeeping teaches you to let go of the black-and-white world and participate in the natural world, which is not predictable,” says Bike a Bee founder Jana Kinsman.
“It wasn’t about the models for me. The mystique of the world I was living in was the writers,” says Barbara Nellis.
“People are not out here living to their full potential,” Henderson says. “I only have the right side of my body and I’m still trying to do better.”
“To improve the relationship between police and the youth, you have to start young,” officer Janice Wilson says.
“I really don’t mind picking up poop,” Kara Kapelnikova says.
Sarofsky Corp. goes into top-secret “Marvel mode” while working on films such as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Retired Chicago police officer Luis Muñoz now does all his investigating at Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary.
‘A lot of the pain of childbirth comes from fear,’ Nicole Woodcox Bolden says.
“We get more new patients who are unnerved than people who are calm and composed,” Marianne Schaefer says.
Meet the man behind the microphone of the WVON entertainment talk show Real Talk, Real People.