My Chicago

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"My Chicago" is about real Chicago. Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Konkol goes beyond Second City clichés to take readers to places they otherwise wouldn't go, introduce them to people they otherwise wouldn't meet, hold government accountable, stick up for the little guy and have a lot of fun.

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Wischen App is Like Uber, but for On-Demand Maid Services

Jim Neumann created an app for on-demand cleaning services that works like the popular car service.

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Nintendo Music Lullabies Soothe the Babies of Old-School Gamers

Mark and Dan Polydoris teamed up to create lullabies based on their favorite Nintendo game theme songs.

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He Blazed a Trail As a Cheerleader, Now Jerry Quandt Wants To Be Alderman

Former "boy cheerleader" hopes to prove there's a place for an independent aldermen in Chicago.

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