My Chicago

About this feature

"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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Downtown »

This Lollapalooza Wearable Art Is Thrifted Clothes With Festival Designs

Dan O'Conor creates his one-of-a-kind festival clothing line at his family home in "The Magic Quarter."

Englewood »

Did Chiraq-Area Mayors Send Wrong Message by Pulling Plug on Chief Keef?

All troubled Chicago kids, even Chief Keef, deserve a chance to change their lives and seek redemption.

South Shore »

Chicago Police Horses Serve as Galloping Tribute to Officers Killed On Duty

For Chicago police mounties, patrolling the city on horseback isn't always a gallop in the park.

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