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  • We need institutions for seriously ill citizens

    Thank you to Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart for advocating for the mentally ill. In the 1960s my mother and I used to visit my aunt, who was hospitalized for many years at "Dunning," the large mental-health facility on Chicago's Northwest Side. It was a grim, unsettling place; I was a teenager, and I never felt comfortable going there. 
  • Dunning's upper crust pizza

    Dunning's upper crust pizza
    We are a city divided by pizza lines. Where do you side? The deep-dish faction stands its ground. The thin-crust sausage/cheese camp cries, "No, no, we won't go!" The support for New York-style pizza numbers are small but ever vocal. Yet my current...

    The Great Chicago Italian Beef Hunt

    The Great Chicago Italian Beef Hunt
    The final phase of my transformation into a full-fledged Chicagoan involves appreciating the Italian beef sandwich. Until now, I have neglected to give it my full appreciation. When I moved to Chicago 10 years ago, I had never even heard of the...

    Taste of Chicago hoping Sunday provides rebound from Saturday rainout

    Taste of Chicago hoping Sunday provides rebound from Saturday rainout
    The sun shone bright and hot over Taste of Chicago on its final day Sunday as vendors hoped to rebound from a rare closure of the festival earlier in the weekend. There were few signs of the puddles and stagnant water that had forced the festival to...

    3 homicides on Chicago's Northwest Side

    The Northwest Side saw three homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On Monday, a 24-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 6500 block of West Addison Street in Dunning, police said. On Friday, a 36-...