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.

Roseland »

Jackie Robinson West Whistleblower Arrested For Assault

"Embarrassed" Chris Janes said he had been drinking and mistakenly went to the wrong house.

Little Village »

Chuy Garcia Says His Little Village Block Helps Him 'Keep It Real'

Garcia's Little Village house is across the street from an abandoned bungalow tagged with gang graffiti.

West Loop »

Man Behind 'Chuy Muffins' Hopes To Push Mayor Emanuel Out Of Office

Pete Steinau is the "muffineer to the movement," fighting for progressive causes one muffin at a time.

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