Author Archive for Sean Maher

The Neighborhood Bookstore

The character of a neighborhood can be read in its shops. As neighborhoods change, and new populations move in, stores and restaurants are built to cater to them. As South Asian populations replaced the Russian Jews who had settled in…

Roadwork

A line of officers, some in the sky blue of the CPD, others in tactical black, form a phalanx at Michigan and Cermak, while behind them, the cavalry is held in reserve. A crowd fills the street, refusing to disperse.…