In 1982 Michael Salvatori recorded a sought-after private-press folk LP, and 19 years later he cowrote the score for genre-defining video game Halo.
Also, a suburban show choir survives a bus fire, and the Bulls memories we may want to forget.
The owner of Steamboat Barbecue in Wheaton, John Bovinette, visited 47 states to learn a variety of techniques for smoking meats.
The Chick-fil-A-ville phenomenon comes to the Chicago area, bringing free chicken promises and a side of God.
Forget “best.” Break it down. Where in the Midwest are the places with the cheapest houses, skinniest people, and cleanest air?
In Search of the Suburban Reader It was Pat Colander who spotted the eerie parallels: this paper’s readers and the inhabitants of Naperville, the DuPage County suburb 35 miles to the southwest, show up in the computer readouts as peas in a pod. An erstwhile Reader staff writer who made a name for herself chronicling […]