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 idea to spend untold millions on a casino. Even as Alderperson Brendan Reilly warned them that it may wind up being as bad as the […]
For proof that the people who run this city are determined to never change their ways, I bring you the latest unsavory details regarding the harassment of female lifeguards at Oak Street Beach. They’re contained in the recently released Hays Report, so named for Valarie Hays, the corporate lawyer who wrote it. The Park District […]
For the last few days, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other prominent lefties have sounded the alarm to Dems across the land. Do not support President Biden’s nomination of Mayor Rahm as ambassador to Japan. As he—Rahm, not Biden—buried evidence of murder in the Laquan McDonald shooting. And Dems have responded with their middle fingers metaphorically […]
John Catanzara’s “apology” is classic MAGA—deflection, projection, and media bashing.
Pioneering house DJ Lori Branch shouts out her fellow Windy City originators, including Chaka Khan and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Let’s pit reefer vs. gambling to see which is worse.
The new book Ghosts in the Schoolyard explains why people care so much about institutions that the world has deemed “failing.”
The audio show explores every perspective of the high-profile case.
If anything points to the need for an elected CPS school board that’s independent of the mayor, this is it.
As the WBEZ exposé into the Legionnaire’s outbreak in Quincy reveals, Rauner will do just about anything to keep the public from knowing what he’s up to.
With her newest single, Tasha Viets-VanLear proves herself a perfect match for Saturday’s community-focused Winter Block Party at Metro.
His work inspired a generation of broadcasters, including Ira Glass.
The tourist trap is a panic-inducing labyrinth of light, sound, and smells.
CPD’s policy seems more concerned with optics than with law and order.
The Lincoln Lodge’s Christmas Feztacular and more goings-on about town the week of 12/18-12/21