As I lay in bed drenched in sweat, battling COVID, it came to me as in a fevered dream . . . The city council had overwhelmingly approved Mayor Lightfoot’s […]
In the last few weeks, Mayor Lightfoot has revealed several important details about the casino she’s pushing so hard to develop, including . . . Where it will go—near Chicago […]
Now that Mayor Lightfoot has officially revealed the three finalists for Chicago’s casino, the bamboozling of the city will begin. Oh, Chicago, you know you’re getting bamboozled. I think you […]
I was fired up to excoriate Mayor Lightfoot for her recent “fuckton” comments, when . . . John Catanzara released a video of himself holding a sign that read: “John […]
Pound for pound the funniest headline for the last week, if not month, came from the unlikeliest source—Crain’s Chicago Business. Not widely known for its knee-slappers. But in this case […]
The Bears pit Chicago versus Arlington Heights in a bidding war to see who’s the biggest sucker.
With threats of termination, Mayor Lightfoot and Janice Jackson welcome teachers back to the classroom.
The new Michael Reese TIF plan tries to undo the damage of the old one.
Mayor Lightfoot channels her inner Mayor Daley.
Silencing criticism of Trump during the pandemic only helps him win in November.
The coronavirus pandemic was made worse by years of public health cuts.
Smollettgate is bullsh*t!
Mayor Lightfoot’s TIF “reform” does not tell you how much the scam costs.
Local noise-rock bands Den and Salvation drop new albums this week, Epworth United Methodist hosts an experimental music festival, and more.
The Reader holds its first telethon this Friday.