Fantastic Article on Gangs in Chicago, CHA →
“One of the more compelling arguments for why Chicago’s gang problem has persisted so long in the face of New York’s relative success is the city’s approach to public housing.” drakewrites: Appreciated the link between prison and public housing fostering the need to organize against the dominant political-economic system, but a BIT more background on gang formation...
Charlie Trotter’s To Close Its Doors August 2012 →
Kind of old news, but I just found out today. After 25 years, Charlie Trotter’s, located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, will close its doors. In 2007, it was named the 5th best restaurant IN THE WORLD! I was actually fortunate enough to dine here once. With the tab per person running anywhere from $100 to $200+, it’s not the type of place I frequent. Nonetheless, I had such a...