WBEZ’s Patrick Smith explains how the police accountability process works in Chicago, and how much power the mayor has in that process.
A listener noticed an odd detail on an old map. Curious City investigated whether it was the site of an ancient burial mound.
Folk singer Steve Goodman grew up going to Cubs games, and this diehard fan had a lifelong goal—to write a hit song about baseball.
With less traffic on the roads and some businesses shut, one Curious Citizen wonders if the air we’re breathing is any cleaner.
Are dogs and cats susceptible to the virus? Can they get it from their owner? We answer key questions about pets and COVID-19.
We answer your outdoor safety questions, like, Can I pet someone’s dog during a walk? Can I still play soccer?
We answer your urgent eating-related questions, like, How safe is it to shop at the grocery store? Can the virus be transmitted through food?
Chicago is geographically in the Midwest. But many people believe that being “Midwestern” is something else entirely.
Dispensaries opened as early as state law allows, giving patrons what they’ve waited for: legal marijuana.
To explore the mysteries of Chicago’s rodents, Curious City took a rat safari, interviewed experts and turned your stories into a zine.