Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Aug 21, 2003
  • Issue of
  • Aug 21-27, 2003
  • Vol. 32, No. 47

News & Politics

  • Feature
  • Critical Condition

    Prisoners are supposed to get decent health care. If they don't, the consequences can reach far beyond the prison walls.

Arts & Culture

  • Architecture
  • Sins of Demolition

    An architecture competition turns up some ingenious ways to save a historic structure. But the church isn't making any promises.
  • Culture Club
  • Child's Plays/News Flashes

    Cutting-edge adult theater is out at the Duncan YMCA Chernin Center for the Arts, where the new focus is an arts academy--with a charter school in the works.

Columns & Opinion

Food & Drink



  • Night Spies

    We are at Le Colonial.