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.

Things I've learned: There are several different categories of dude/bros in Chicago. All dude/bros are not the same.
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Downtown »

Towering Structure at Maggie Daley Park Offers Peek at Best Playground Ever

The "Play Pyramid" is part of city's largest playscape that includes "Slide Crater," awesome views.

Downtown »

Do You Trust the Police? New Citywide Survey Wants to Know

Police teamed with UIC researchers to expand a survey of satisfaction with officers on the street.

Lincoln Park »

Where Do Thieves 'Smash and Grab' the Most Parked Cars in Chicago?

Lincoln Park's 60614 ZIP Code has had the most car break-ins so far this year, police data shows.

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Lincoln Square Bartender to Compete in Sword-Swinging ABC Reality Show
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