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More than 16,000 Kids in Chicago Public Schools Are Homeless. Teachers Just Went on Strike to Help Them.

"They end up not coming to school because they fall through the cracks."

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The Chicago Teachers Strike Could Revolutionize the Way Unions Fight for the Working Class

The city’s rent crisis is so bad, educators are taking it upon themselves to fix it. It could be a model for class conflict across the country.


Wilco Haven’t Just Endured, They’ve Gotten Better

'Ode To Joy’ cements their legacy as the greatest band of our time.


Michelin-Starred Chef Iliana Regan's Next Project Is a Retreat in the Woods

After making a name for herself at the Chicago restaurant Elizabeth, Regan started the Milkweed Inn, a bed-and-breakfast in the wilderness.


“Mom, They Shot Me”: 12-Year-Old Was Sitting on His Bed When Chicago Cop Shot Him

"Our lives changed behind this," the boy's mother said. "It will never be the same."


Two Chicago Moms Were Killed in a Drive-by Shooting. They've Been Protesting Gun Violence for Years.

“It is terrifying. It is heartbreaking," the founder of Mothers Against Senseless Killings said.


BJ the Chicago Kid's '1123' Magnifies the Soul of the Black Experience

The singer's follow-up album is an ode to the Chicago upbringing that shaped how he approaches love and life.


Chance The Rapper Isn't the Underdog Anymore

His debut album 'The Big Day' is massive and messy, but the Chicago standard-bearer is still having fun.


You Can Airbnb an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile This Summer, If That's Your Thing

Hey, Chicago: "For the first time ever, your wildest hot dog dreams can come true with a stay in our 27-foot-long hot dog on wheels."


The Best Places for Late-Night Eats in Chicago

There are plenty of gut-filling afterhours options in The City of Big Shoulders.


Cops Arrested a Black Hospital Patient Who Was Taking a Walk Outside with an IV. They Thought He Was Stealing It.

"Come to Freeport on Vacation and leave on Probation" his Facebook post said