Fire, break-ins, and COVID: the Motor Row drag palace has had a bumpy first year.
By Catey Sullivan | Sep 21, 2020
Eula Biss’s new book looks at the omnipresence of money in our lives, from the perspective of an artist who has made it to the middle class.
by Phoebe Mogharei | Sep 21, 2020
“Short Dick Man” taps into a universal truth: pissing off jerks by insulting their penises is fun.
By Salem Collo-Julin | Sep 21, 2020
The Housing Issue
Isaacs | Culture A book looks beyond skyscrapers to a neglected bounty of single family houses.
Dukmasova | Witness Ex-cops attempted to throw out a Rogers Park tenant at gunpoint. The police report tells a different story.
Landlords A new database matches rental properties with owners, whether they like it or not.
Photography The Folded Map Project shows a segregated city.
September 17, 2020
The Books Issue
The return of Captain Sky
Chicago’s funk superhero releases his first album in 40 years—and this time his mission includes mentoring Black teenagers on the south side.
By Aaron Cohen
The Mellow Chicago Bike Map
An expanded guide to chill cycling routes around the city and beyond
By John Greenfield and Joe Mills