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.

South Shore State of Mind
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Three Floyds To Stop Bottling Pride and Joy, Start Shipping Yum Yum IPA

Three Floyds' Pride and Joy ends 19-year run in six-packs to make room for a new flavor, Yum Yum.

The Loop »

Steve Gadlin Wants To Make a Really Weird Late Night TV Show for You

The guy behind "I Want To Draw A Cat For You" turns to Kickstarter to fund "Steve Gadlin's Star Makers."

Lincoln Park »

Tony Fitzpatrick's 'The Midnight City' Asks 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go?'

MARK KONKOL: Artist Tony Fitzpatrick brings his life's next crossroads to the Steppenwolf Garage stage.

Lincoln Park »

Plot To Lift Menu Signed by Royko, Terkel Foiled by Chef Jackie Shen

"Fusion Queen" Jackie Shen, a celeb chef before our city became a culinary mecca, opened a new joint.

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