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The future of Chicago film, TV
Nov. 1, 2013
Future success for local artists may lie in the web series, which has formed a kind of underground scene in Chicago that also is rapidly gaining traction online.
Is Internet Addiction Disorder real?
Oct. 17, 2013
Is the inability to log off a real addiction, or just a symptom of our tech-obsessed society?
Who's watching from our bridges?
Sep. 26, 2013
A Curious Citizen from West Suburban River Forest is fascinated by bridge houses on Chicago's rivers, but he's just as interested to know who might be inside and what they do.
11 inspiring Chicago women you should know
Aug. 7, 2013
A shortlist of extraordinary women who are making a difference in the Chicago area and beyond.
When a TV star dies, how does a show recover?
Jul. 16, 2013
The shocking death of Glee's Cory Monteith raises the question: how ethical is the industry standard of the show must go on?
Reporter's Notebook: Fracked electricity
Jun. 19, 2013
A Curious Citizen says she wants to make responsible decisions about where her electicity comes from, and she has hard questions about natural gas, fracking and where Chicago gets its energy. We start our search for answers.
Chicago's unwritten rules
Jun. 3, 2013
What are the implicit "rules" of Chicago city life that everyone should know how to follow?
10 misconceptions about Chicago from a Texas transplant
May. 30, 2013
A Texas transplant reflects on her own biases and examines what it means to be a "real" Chicagoan.
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