Chicagohenge comes around twice a year after the spring and fall equinoxes. This weekend is our last chance to see the phenomenon in 2023.
Summertime in Chicago is known for its large-scale outdoor events. But there are some who argue these gatherings do more harm than good in neighborhoods.
WBEZ and our sister station Vocalo are producing a project called Prisoncast! for the second year in a row in partnership with Illinois Public Radio stations across the state.
Chicago residents will have access to the latest COVID-19 vaccine as early as today. Legislation in Chicago’s City Council aims to prevent South Shore residents from being displaced. Chicago is looking for bilingual poll workers for next year’s election season.
Financial experts say Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson will need to find revenue sources to close an anticipated $538 million budget deficit. Patrons react to several libraries in Chicago and the suburbs receiving bomb threats earlier this week. A bold plan to redesign public transit in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs faced its first public hearing yesterday.
Sometimes a home isn’t a home until you’ve put your stamp on it – or embedded yourself in your community in a certain way..
Lawmakers put politics aside to mourn the thousands lost during the 9/11 terror attacks 22 years ago. The Food and Drug Administration has approved an updated COVID-19 vaccine. A new study finds that the use of restorative practices in Chicago Public Schools have led to a significant decrease in suspensions and arrests.
The concept of “home” means different things to different people, including those in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant community.
A fight over school choice is brewing amid news that the Chicago Teachers Union president is sending her son to a private school.
Jaggi quit his finance job, became a writer and moved to Chicago from Mumbai. His one-man-show at Steppenwolf runs Sept. 14 and 16.