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Why Chicago’s once-promising food truck scene stalled out

As food trucks have flourished in other U.S. cities, the mobile food industry in Chicago has been systematically immobilized by legislative opposition, onerous red tape, costly fines, and the pro-restaurant lobby.

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Cover Story: The future is female. So how do we get there? Four badass women discuss how intersectionality will save the feminist movement. Politics: Chicago's school board needs watchdogs, not Rahm's lapdogs. Ben Joravsky says an elected school board could stop the mayor from wasting money. Music: Peter Margasak on On Fillmore. With the new Happiness of Living , drummer Glenn Kotche and bassist Darin Gray have made the loosest, most accessible record of their 18-year collaboration.

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