Posted inArts & Culture

The Junky of Lincoln Park

The Junky of Lincoln Park, Beatnik Theatre, at Live Bait Theater. There’s no place to go but up for the young folks toiling at the Apartment Discovery home finders service. Not only does their work require them to deal patiently with distasteful customers–a lonely matron who wastes her agent’s time socializing, a borderline psychopath banished […]

Posted inNews & Politics

City File

Dept. of Amazing Coincidences. Brian Rogal writes in the Chicago Reporter (December) that over the last three and a half years the Chicago Housing Authority has evicted more families from developments it planned to “revitalize” than from developments not slated for revitalization. Why the difference? Perhaps because evicted tenants need not be provided with replacement […]