Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | May 16, 2002
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  • May 16-22, 2002
  • Vol. 31, No. 33

News & Politics

  • Feature
  • Killer on the Loose

    A gruesome outbreak of flesh-eating bacteria at Evanston Hospital sends doctors scrambling to find the source before other patients get infected.
  • Our Town
  • Par for the Corpse

    Miniature golf in the basement of a funeral home? Sounds grim, but the kids think it's a scream.
  • Our Town
  • Idol Talk

    Front Row for an Appearance by Anna Deavere Smith
  • Neighborhood News
  • Play Ball!

    If Lou Carter had his way, the national pastime would sweep basketball right off the court. A fancy new field at the New City Y won't do the trick, but it might help.

Food & Drink

Columns & Opinion

Arts & Culture



  • Night Spies

    We are at the Chicago Cultural Center.