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.

That time an alderman cried eating hot wings. #Wingfest. Oldie but a goodie. youtu.be/qBxQHGiyBvE
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Plan for New Pullman Cafe Might Not Sound Like a Big Deal ... But It Is

Artist Ian Lantz says he's won city approval to open Pullman Cafe as community gathering place.

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Jackie Robinson West Replaces Little League With Babe Ruth 'Real Baseball'

South Side kids returned to Jackie Robinson West for the first Opening Day under the Babe Ruth banner.

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Will Spike Lee's 'Chiraq' Depict a Sex Strike to End All Gang Wars?

Whatever the film is about, Ald. Will Burns still hates the "Chiraq" title and wants Lee to change it.

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