Journalist Ben Austen has been following the efforts of a group of tennis enthusiasts in Chicago’s Hyde Park and Bronzeville as they try to make tennis the sport of choices for young African Americans.
The patriarch of the family that owns the Chicago Cubs is caught up in the middle of a political controversy over a proposed ad that links President Barack Obama to inflammatory remarks made by Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
1. The All New Original Tribute to the Blues Brothers is wending its way through Chicago, and they did a special performance outside the Thompson Center today at noon, much to the delight of passersby.
Bill Cunningham, facing down a deadline, eggs himself on with the line ‘let’s get snapping and cracking’. Tthe photographer at work is the subject of the new documentary Bill Cunningham New York now at the Music Box.I’m a long-standing, (okay, rabid) fan of Cunningham’s New York Times