Photographer Rick Majewski covered the 40th annual Muertos de la Risa on Saturday, November 2, 2019, in Pilsen. The longest-running Dia de los Muertos celebration in the city honors the lives of those passed with a procession, offerings, performances, and face painting. v Día de los Muertos 2019
A vital—and vexing—vehicle that connects Chicago’s Black communities on the south and west sides
Many in Chicago’s Hong Kong community share common concerns for the safety of loved ones back home.
Photos from the Miss Chinese Chicago Pageant 2019
Hubbard Street dancer Connie Shiau
The smell of menthol oil and the whine of traditional Thai instrumental music pierce the humid July air of the Cicero Stadium on fight night. Though it’s best known for hosting Chicago’s annual Golden Gloves boxing tournament, today the stadium has a new occupant: Muay Thai. The national sport of Thailand, in which participants use […]
Douglas, Union, and Grant Parks have served as valued community centers for Chicago since the mid-1800s. Today, all three parks host thousands of attendees for popular private music festivals—Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash, Pitchfork Music Festival, and Lollapalooza, respectively—taking on a different personality for one weekend each summer before returning to their treasured role as neighborly […]
First came marriage, then dozens of prickly pets
Woodlawn residents share their vision for a neighborhood in transition
A view from the river
What does Dyke March mean to you?
The beauty of the sometimes less-visible modern family
Centering the voices and experiences of Black lesbians in Chicago
African-American photojournalist Dorrell Creightney and his work have faded into memory—until now.
The “masters mechanics” program at Blackstone Bicycle Works aims to build community.