Curious City's search for the answer led us into the chilly depths of Chicago’s United Center to head ice technician Dan Ahearn - also known as “The God of Ice in the Midwest,” by a fellow Zamboni driver.
A $24 million refrigerated food distribution center was the site of Quinn’s debriefing of sorts from a trade trip he just took to Mexico — the first time an Illinois governor had made such a visit in 13 years.
Increasingly, Chicago aldermen and department heads cite data before making decisions. As Mayor Emanuel deepens that commitment, we profile the community that is pressed hardest for digital tools and decision-making and ask whether there’s more to be done.
A team of University of Illinois students has designed a two-seat car that could reach 100 miles per gallon, which they plan to present at a competition sponsored by the oil giant Shell. The event in Houston starts Thursday.