In December 2010, Annie Ricks was the last resident to leave Chicago's Cabrini-Green high rises. Chicago Housing Authority vacated residents from the near north side complex as part of their Plan for Transformation.
Adam Davis has an idea of how you can start to see your co-workers in a different light. Rather than just seeing your colleague as "the jerk down the hall" you can start to see him more as a partner in a shared mission. It's all part of building community and strengthening democracy.
Updated at 11:35 on 6/6/2012We've all had the co-worker on a diet. They pass up the birthday cake or going-away cupcakes and pop carrot sticks at lunch. Broadcasting your weight goals at the office can be a mixed bag.
With unemployment at almost 8 percent it's become all too routine for workers to get the pink slip. Friends and colleagues facing the same fate can offer a shoulder to lean on, but that only goes so far.
Do mega-events like NATO, the Olympics and political conventions always result a net gain for the city? Sometimes it's more than just a question of who's coming into the city; it's also about who's not.