Plenty of area church bells are automated, but some are still hand-rung. Here’s a profile of five, each with its own distinct sound and community.
Stories by Steven Jackson
Chicago history buff Paul Durica shares famous ruses, hoaxes and stunts pulled by (and on) local media.
Curious City spent the morning at two Chicago-area vaccination sites and spoke to people who’d just gotten a dose of the vaccine.
From commuter traffic to copycat behavior, here are six reasons why lawyers advertise on billboards along the Illinois-Indiana highways.
Curious City received 255 submissions for the contest. Here’s who you chose as the winner.
As we continue our series on education, we hear what it’s been like to be a junior in high school and a freshman in college during the pandemic.
Two WBEZ education reporters share how a family and a teacher are coping with remote learning.
WBEZ’s Patrick Smith explains how the police accountability process works in Chicago, and how much power the mayor has in that process.
Plywood boards became canvases for artists across Chicago. As the boards come down, one Chicagoan wonders what will happen to this art.
Three performers weigh in on the way forward for a more equitable comedy scene. “You just want a space where you can find your own voice.”