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As TIFs keep collecting tax dollars, schools face more cuts

Mayor Emanuel sits on an estimated $1.7 billion in TIF reserves.
Our guide to summer, 110 days of events plus: Alfresco dining, Music festivals, Beer gardens & patios, Craft beer events, Farmers' markets, Fairs & festivals

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What makes Chicago work. The People Issue

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Steve Bogira writes about Latoya Winters and the trauma experienced by children in disadvantaged neighborhoods who witness violence. On the B Side, ten Reader writers review 15 new releases in our regular record-review roundup.
The Reader's Bar Guide: Hundreds of bars searchable by neighborhood and our top recommended watering holes in Chicago

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Summer Guide
Black Harvest Film Fest Gene Siskel Film Center
August 01
Performing Arts
The Qualms Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Downstairs Theater
July 13

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