A five-month, $425 million project, the Dan Ryan Red Line closure has shut down nine stations, from 95th Street to Chinatown, with the promise of improving commute times by up to twenty minutes round-trip.
by Josh Kovensky •
When the Guardian Angels are not putting their lives at risk on the streets, they are holding self-defense workshops to teach others how to protect themselves.
by Isaac Dalke •
Although Bridgeport has a reputation as one of Chicago’s great Irish American neighborhoods, the neighborhood now supports a diverse and integrated cultural community.
by Jason Huang •
Last spring, the University of Chicago distributed $1 million to banks and community development financial institutions on the South Side in an ongoing effort to extend the university’s mission beyond pure academics.
by Lauren Culbertson •
For three South Side pizzerias, thin crust is the only choice.
by Jack Nuelle •
“Acid Rap,” the new mixtape from Chatham-raised artist Chance the Rapper, is triumphant. This is in line with Chancelor Bennet’s trajectory, which has been marked by a fair share of triumph.
by Zachary Goldhammer •
The films of the twelve-part retrospective series “L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema” evoke the sense that the Rebellion, in and of itself, is a living tradition.
by Olivia Dorow Hovland •
Thomas Dyja’s “The Third Coast” portrays a Chicago rich in history, rife with both struggles and successes.
by Brian Ng •
Ahjoomah’s Apron, which opened this past March, boldly declares itself to be “the only authentic Korean restaurant” in Chinatown.