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52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #42, the Guy Can Sing

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

By now, President Obama's few bars of the Al Green classic "Let's Stay Together," which he sang at a January 2012 fundraiser at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, are the stuff of presidential legend.

Chicago's Candy-Making Past Focus Of New Exhibit

Posted 06.03.2012 | Chicago

Chicago history is filled with plenty of darkness and tragedy, but the city's past isn't all about viciously destructive fires and mobster-led massacr...

Affordable Housing Ordinance Stalled By Political Maneuvering

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An ordinance that would mandate city spending on affordable housing stumbled yesterday on a point of protocol designed to make government more transpa...

Fighting For An Affordable Housing Law, Against City Hall

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Save for a single tree, the lot at 3230 W. Armitage is completely bare. It's plenty big, wide enough for two or maybe three brownstones, but there's n...