You Shoot: The View from Here
Annoyance Theatre event will raise funds for cancer-stricken Iraq vet.
Cook County commissioner Mike Quigley watches Barack Obama’s inauguration from a little dive in Georgetown.
Hip-hop in the Obama era
Inaugural poem, take two.
What’s going down: Obama talks about the environment, Patrick O’Connor’s chances get slim in the Fifth Congressional District, and Republicans are discovered in Chicago.
Alex Ross weighs in on John Williams’s inaugural Americana.
A Tampa hearing in Creative Loafing Inc.’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case ends in a continuance to March.
The great Billmon weighs in on Obama’s speech and Rahm Emanuel.
Reedist Aram Shelton calls Oakland home these days, but he keeps his Chicago connections alive–and he’s back again this weekend.
Obama represents change in many areas, but not locally.
The city announces it’s closing 5 of its 12 mental health clinics–and asks the new president for money.
Elizabeth Alexander’s inaugural poem didn’t awe the multitudes, but you might enjoy reading it.
Did the local journalism establishment go from being in fear of Harold Washington to being in the tank for Barack Obama?
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