Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Jul 6, 2006
  • Issue of
  • Jul 6-12, 2006
  • Vol. 35, No. 41

News & Politics

  • Feature
  • Back to the Future

    Five handpicked tenants are restoring forward-looking houses from the 1933 World's Fair in the Indiana Dunes.
  • Essay
  • Lucky Loyola

    Just months after securing millions in TIF funds from the city, the tax-exempt religious institution bags another big handout from the state.
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  • Snips

Columns & Opinion

Arts & Culture

  • Book Review
  • Cartoonist to Watch Out For

    With her new graphic memoir, Dykes to Watch Out For creator Alison Bechdel puts herself in a league with Chris Ware and Harvey Pekar.

Food & Drink

City Life

  • Our Town
  • Business as Usual

    The day word got out about Todd Stroger, aldermen fondly remembered a patronage king and defended their own nepotism.
  • Our Town
  • Banning the Big Box

    Can locally owned businesses win on their own, or do they need a law against chains?


  • Movie Review
  • A Slacker Darkly

    Austin auteur Richard Linklater has gone from questioning convention to questioning the ways we rebel against it.