Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Oct 3, 1996
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  • Oct 3-9, 1996
  • Vol. 25, No. 52

News & Politics

Columns & Opinion

Arts & Culture

  • Calendar

    Days of the Week

City Life

  • Our Town
  • Learning the Hard Way

    Burns School, at 25th and Central Park, is a typical Chicago public school; otherwise it's terrific.
  • Our Town
  • No Job Too Odd

    Working out of a 25th Ward storefront, Omar Garcia is a combination of handyman, activist, talent agent, used car dealer, and ambassador of godwill.
  • Our Town
  • Fin?

    Lake Michigan's new 25-perch limit is a sympton of an ecodisaster in the making.