Just days after one of Chicago's most beloved heroes falls from glory, a newcomer captures the hearts of Windy City denizens. Johnny Depp was back in town last night for the world premiere of the John Dillinger pic, Public Enemies.
The Better Government Association announced Tuesday that former ABC-7 political reporter Andy Shaw would become the group's new executive director. That role had been vacant since January when Jay Stewart left to go work for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.
Flickr group member Curtis Locke (aka find a city to live in) is doing a very nice photo study of old news stands around the city. Here are his thoughts on the project:
These small, modest news huts, hand-built and often covered
with asphalt roofing shingles, are curious and yet