Nov 22, 2012
In a city with a sordid history of segregation, there are beacons of light and reasons to be thankful
by Steve Bogira
Segregation, News, segregation, integration, Saul Alinsky, African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Beverly, Hyde Park, University of Chicago, urban renewal, University of Illlinois at Chicago, public housing, Plan for Transformation, Robert Taylor Homes, Stateway Gardens, Cabrini Green, Henry Horner, Rockwell Gardens, ABLA Homes, Whet Moser, Chicago Magazine, The 312, Natalie Moore, Linda Lutton, WBEZ, Angela Caputo, Chicago Reporter, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Rahm Emanuel, Occupy movement
Arts & Culture,
May 27, 2010
Street fairs, art fairs, neighborhood fests, and much more
by Reader staff
Special Event, Chicago Gaelic Park Irish Fest, Chicago Gaelic Park, International Mr. Leather, Hyatt Regency, Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival, Randolph Street Market Festival, Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Bike the Drive, Mayfest Chicago, Beer Hoptacular, Aragon Ballroom, Eastside Millennium Art Festival, 57th Street Art Fair, June Jam, Constructor Craft Fair, Fitzgerald's, Sketchbook, Chopin Theatre, Taste of Bryn Mawr, Party at St. Mike's, Old Town Art Fair, Saint Michael's Church, Andersonville Midsommarfest, Chicago Botanic Garden Wine Festival, Drinking & Writing Festival, Hopleaf, Humboldt Park Art Fair, Humboldt Park Boat House, Wells Street Art Fair, Chi-Town Kruze, Greater Chicago Jewish Festival, Cook County Forest Preserve, Fiestas Puertorriquenas, Puerto Rican Day Parade, Humboldt Park, Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park, Just for Laughs, the Vic, Park West, Chicago Theatre, Bronzeville Cultural Festival, Film Row Cinema, Columbia College, SummerDance, Festa!Pasta!Vino! Italian Street Festival, Midsummer Festival, Scottish Festival & Highland Games, Oak Brook Polo Grounds, Cantigny Art Festival, Cantigny Park, Custer's Last Stand, Latino Theatre Festival, Goodman Theatre, Latin Street Salsa Congreso 2010, Bloomington Gold Corvette Show, Chicago Arabesque, Pheasant Run Resort, Cans Music Fest, Cans Bar and Canteen, Chicago Pride Fest, Chicago Caribbean Jerkfest, Stateway Gardens, Chicago Dyke March, Chicago Summerfest, Fountain Square Art Festival, Tour de Fat, Palmer Square, Pride Parade, Naperville Ribfest, Bastille Day 5K Run, Walk, and Block Party, Lincoln Park, BenFest, Saint Benedict Church, Boulevard Bash, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Great Performers of Illinois, Old St. Pat's World's Largest Block Party, Jeff Fest, Rock Around the Block, Roscoe Village Burger Fest, Halsted Tastes Better, Festival of the Lakes, Windy City Ribfest, Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival, Sheffield Garden Walk, Southside Neighborhood Gospel Festival, Ogden Park, Taste of River North, Chinatown Summer Fair, Dearborn Garden Walk, Edgebrook Festival, Pierogi Fest, Celebrate Clark Street, Taste of Lincoln Avenue, Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club Family Fest, Fiesta del Sol, Chicago Luxury Ice Cream Festival, Ghanafest, Lincoln Park Arts and Music Festival, Serbfest, Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, Taylor Street Festa Italiana, Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival, Northalsted Market Days, Retro on Roscoe, Veggie Fest, World of Faeries Festival, Augustfest, Ginza Holiday, Chicago Air & Water Show, Wrigleyville Summerfest, Riverfest Express, Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival, Gold Coast Art Fair, Northside Summerfest, Windy City Rodeo, Chicago Carifete, Ukrainian Festival, Chicago Dancing Festival, Bucktown Arts Fest, Taste of Greece, Italian Village Ferrari Festival, Bash on Wabash, Festival de la Villita, German American Fest, Windy City Wine Festival, Auburn-Gresham 79th Street Renaissance Festival, Lakeview East Festival of the Arts, Lincoln Park Art Faire, Renegade Craft Fair, Wells Street Fall Fest, Graue Mill's Cornfest, Lebowski Fest, Naperville Wine Festival, Guiness Oyster Festival, Oktoberfest Chicago, Chicago Gourmet, Edgewater GRalley, Eli's Cheesecake Festival, Hyde Park Arts & Crafts
News & Features,
Sep 24, 2009
D. Bradford Hunt's new book on the Chicago Housing Authority attributes the failure of high-rise housing projects to a "concentration of people under 21 years old [that] was unprecedented in the urban experience."
by Deanna Isaacs
The Arts, D. Bradford Hunt, Chicago Housing Authority, Blueprint for Disaster, CHA, Cabrini-Green, Stateway Gardens, Robert Taylor Homes, Dearborn Homes, public housing, Roosevelt University
Dec 22, 2006
Chicago settles with Stateway Gardens tenant Diane Bond--and drops its claim on the notes of activist-journalist Jamie Kalven, who told her story online.