Articles By Patty Wetli
Chicago's local "common" brick has gone from shabby to chic, and some of the city's most acclaimed architects are on the forefront of a masonry revival.
Meet the Guy Behind the Facade of Instagram's @BrickofChicago. Once you've seen brick through Will Quam's eyes, Chicago will never look the same.
Block Bins is the newest entrant in the compost collection business. Can an opt-in approach to reducing food waste succeed where recycling's failed?
The original "Candyman" horror flick was set in 1990s-era Cabrini-Green. Jordan Peele's updated version is coming for the gentrifiers.
The comedy, written by Chicagoans and filmed here, "redefines perceptions of Chicago through storytelling and humor."
Founded in Chicago, Underground Donut Tour has expanded to four additional cities, with more on the way. And it just announced the inaugural Taste of Donuts.
Eve Ewing Brings City’s Dark, Racist History To Light In ‘1919,’ A Collection Of Poems About Chicago’s Race Riots
Whose stories get told? Which histories get taught? Poet Eve Ewing views Chicago's 1919 race riots from a new perspective.
Like the 1919 riots, the story of Jun Fujita has long been buried. The pioneering photojournalist is now emerging from the shadows of history.
Not talking about the 1919 race riots has been the Chicago Way for 100 years, but ignoring one of the ugliest periods in the city's history is hampering its present and future.