We critique some new breakfast options at Starbucks, and offer new ways to deal with your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) provider. And, a shooting on a CPS "safe passage" route raises questions as the new school year approaches.
Chicago magazine reports on Northwestern Memorial Hospital as a center for alternative and complementary medicine for patients. What are patients seeking in these treatments? How are they received by the rest of the medical community?
Chicago has become the poster child for violence, but none more pervasive than black-on-black crime. With black youths facing so many obstacles, how do we ensure that their futures can be bright, or that they will have a future at all?
Hiring Our Heroes works to get Vets back into the job force. Senior Director Ross Cohen explains challenges vets face with employment. Also, photographer Richard Renaldi's new project "Touching Strangers" explores our connection to each other.
We discuss restauranteur Brandan Sodikoff's plans to re-open Maxim's, a historical Chicago landmark. And Chicago magazine's Dennis Rodkin answers your questions on buying and selling a home in today's market.