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‘Candyman’ and the Ghosts of Public Housing

Chicago’s infamous Cabrini-Green housing project was the beating heart of 1992’s ‘Candyman.’ In reality, the violence wasn’t mythical at all — just the result of failed policies, over and over

My Dad Was Right: You’re Gonna Wish You Wore Long Underwear

Midwestern sports dads are your pandemic winter style icons

Chicago’s Actual Favorite Pizza? It’s Not Deep-Dish.

It's tavern-style — a Sicilian-inspired trend from Detroit that’s about to take over your city, too

The Local Heroes Stepping Up to Feed Families When Food Banks Close

In Chicago, as businesses shutter to ward off looters, many Black residents are left without affordable meals — and it's on local organizers to shoulder the burden

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