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.

@ourmaninchicago @theurbanologist Indeed. Especially in Chicago where "zoning rules" can mean "the fix is in."
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A Tourist in My Own Town: A Tale of Two Summers in Chicago
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