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Woman on the Verge
Echoes of the Riot
Playground Politics • A look at the northwest suburban origins of Hillary Rodham Clinton
Your Best Fest Photos
Talking Points • This month’s essential cocktail party fodder
The New Proletariat • These aren’t your grandma’s Cold War–era socialists. Inside Chicago’s far-far-left political wavelet.
“Change Is Sometimes Hard” • Juan Salgado, chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago, on his controversial plan to reshape programs
Soul City, USA • Chicago’s role as a hub for innovative black musicians from the 1960s to the ’80s has been underappreciated, according to a new book. Here’s what we learned.
Storied Walls • Prominent architects and a Supreme Court justice have both called this 125-year-old South Side manse home.
Name Calling • With their new service Future Perfect, two local moms — Macaire Douglas and Chicago contributor Cara Sullivan — help solve baby-naming conundrums. We tested them with three scenarios.
BRINGTHE OUTDOORS IN • At Marvin, we don’t just design inspired windows and doors, we help create homes that inspire healthier, happier lives. Discover the difference Marvin can make at marvin.com.
Pillow Talk • Bright living room accessories that speak for themselves
Dream Weaver • The easy-luxe bedding and bath brand brings better sleep to Lincoln Park.
David Blitz’s Car Detailer • The Studio Three CEO and real estate developer shares who keeps his ride looking fresh.
Optical Art • These boutiques will expand your vision of what eyewear can be.
HOW TO … Sell Your Stuff Online • EXPERT: Bill Rawski, owner of Zap Props, the Midwest’s largest prop house, and prolific web salesman
Palita Sriratana • Chef, carrot juice drinker, serious stretcher
The Time of My Life • Will the reality of learning the moves from Dirty Dancing live up to the fantasy?
Feast Your Eyes • Coming soon to an Instagram feed near you: ultraphotogenic Japanese sweets that taste great, too.
Bun Voyage • Sala Pao Shop is the new favorite snack spot of Blue Line riders — and everyone else.
The Perfect Omelet
Malört Comes Home • Chicago’s notorious liquor gets a local reboot.
Chicken Liver Mousse at Lost Larson VinBar
The Hot List • 10 places everyone’s talking about (in order of heat)
Dramatic Turn • A whiplash-inducing surprise taints an otherwise brilliant meal at Acadia.
Smoke, Fat, Spice
This Must Be the Place • How two art devotees created a haven worthy of their private collection
Get Noticed. • World-Class Marketing that moves your home from Listed to Sold.
Living Color • A self-help guru’s West Loop home reflects her mission: to embrace life boldly.
HOW TO … Turn a Fish Tank Into a Garden
One Couple, Two Styles • A designer shares tips on how to meld divergent tastes.
Glow Sticks • Brighten up a room in style with candleholders from these local artists.
Magic in a Bottle • Jeanette Andrews spent a year sequestered in her studio apartment pursuing a singular obsession.
MITCH TRUBISKY Grows Up • He’s scrubbed his social media, groomed his playoff beard, and studied the tapes. Now all the Bears QB has to do to win our love is redeem 34 years of heartbreak.
THE DOUBLE TRIPLE • A triple...