Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Aug 14, 2003
  • Issue of
  • Aug 14-20, 2003
  • Vol. 32, No. 46

News & Politics

  • Feature
  • Collision Course

    Some big thinkers want to take team demolition derby into the big time, dressing it up for television and corporate sponsorships. The ugly ducklings of Team Havoc aren't helping much.
  • Our Town
  • The Other Brickhouse

    Quiet and retiring, Nelda was nothing like her legendary husband, Jack. But after he left her for another woman, her independent nature emerged.
  • Our Town
  • Between the Battles

    During a lull in the bloodshed, natives and soldiers took time out for a footrace through the countryside near Fort Dearborn.
  • Neighborhood News
  • Home Invasion

    Here come the property tax assessors again, and the news for longtime home owners on fixed incomes is not good.

Food & Drink

Columns & Opinion

Arts & Culture



  • Night Spies

    We are at Corcoran's Grill & Pub.