The sprawling Chicago Vocational Career Academy is in line for a significant renovation that would include a new addition, athletic facilities and demolition of portions of the architecturally-significant campus, according to documents made public last week.
A lot's been said about 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno versus Chik-fil-A, except for the most obvious thing, says food blogger Louisa Chu: Since when did a plain chicken sandwich from Atlanta become so important to Chicago?
After the Colorado massacre, film contributor Milos Stehlik asks: What is the responsibility of our blood-soaked movie culture for consuming – to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars – such violent scenarios on film?
Weekend Passport helps you plan a global weekend without ever leaving Chicago. This weekend, watch the opening ceremonies of the Olympic games in the company of former Olympic athletes, dance down Clark Street to pan-Latin music and check out some one-act plays about the Latino-American experience.