On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a proposed class action sex-discrimination law suit against Walmart. The plaintiffs allege company-wide policy reinforces gender stereotypes. Walmart disagrees.
Humboldt Park has undergone big changes over the past decade or so. The neighborhood experienced a development rush starting in the late '90s. That bumped up housing prices and displaced some residents and small businesses.
Travel through some parts of the South Side these days. The emptiness is startling.The void is particularly noticeable along the Metra Rock Island line. I take this line daily between downtown and my house.
If every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way then theater seems hell bent on showing us each and every one of them. From Shakespeare to Tracy Letts, playwrights know that that "D" in dysfunctional rhymes with the "D" in drama.Harold Pinter is no exception.