Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Oct 3, 2002
  • Issue of
  • Oct 3-9, 2002
  • Vol. 32, No. 1

News & Politics

  • Feature
  • Wait Till Next Year (No, Really)

    The Cubs finally caught on: there's talent ripe for the picking in Latin America. Now that their efforts to cultivate it are paying off, respectability may be just around the corner.
  • Our Town
  • On the Rebound

    Leon Smith nearly destroyed himself during his first shot at professional basketball. At recent tryouts in Gary, he pondered his comeback and his younger brother's hopes of following in his footsteps.
  • Our Town
  • House on the Little Prairie

    When a Wilmette couple transformed their backyard with native plants, it wasn't long before the idea took root with their neighbors too.
  • Our Town
  • High-Octane Lifestyle

    After years of hosting some of the biggest names in the business, a pair of clubland legends have handed over the keys to Lee's Unleaded Blues.

Food & Drink

Columns & Opinion

Arts & Culture



  • Night Spies

    We are at Slow Down, Life's Too Short.