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Malverne High School: "Little New York City"
Writer-in-residence at The Education Trust
Malverne's story is part of the story of Nassau County, which has been called "one of the most fragmented, segregated, and unequal in the U.S."
First Nighter: Holland Taylor as Ann Richards in
a Landslide Vote-Getter
Writer, Drama Critic
Talking about her demanding and usually disapproving mother, Holland Taylor's Ann Richards remembers the old dame saying, "If we rest, we rust." Well, Richards fans and those who should be, there's no resting and no rusting here.
Abandoned Hospital Could Be Re-Purposed For LGBT Community
Windy City Street Style: Winter Neutrals (PHOTOS)
Photographer and Street Style Enthusiast
From Uptown to Lakeview and Wicker Park to the Loop, check out some looks across Chicago's neighborhoods that take neutral colors to bold new levels.
Dale Levitski Talks Frog N' Snail and Complaining Customers on The Interview Show
Host, 'The Interview Show'; Syndicated humor columnist
contestant talked about his new(ish) restaurant across the street from his home, let loose on a particularly problematic customer and shared his thoughts on the chef community in Chicago.
Civic Group Creates First Ever Levee Breach Bike Tour
Founder of Levees.org
Believing that bicycle tours are less disruptive to residential neighborhoods than tour busses, a civic group formed in New Orleans after Katrina has rolled out a Levee Disaster Bike Tour.
When in Boystown: Don't Create Racism, Create Change
Writer and Critic
It's been almost a year since Take Back Boystown took off, and
of us still have so much work to do to build a better community. We need to stand together, or we need to stop calling ourselves a community.
PHOTOS: Rosie O'Donnell Leaving Chicago Already?
Talking Chicago & LGBT Rights With Singer Kaya Jones and Designer Traver Rains
LGBTQ Civil Rights Activist
I recently had the chance to talk with Kaya Jones and Traver Rains about their role in a local fundraising event, as well as the importance of using their public platform to talk about issues that matter to them.
PHOTOS: Rosie O'Donnell's Buys $2.5 Million Chicago Home
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
PHOTOS: R. Kelly's Notorious Chicago Mansion Finally Sold
Boystown Violence: Market Days Arrive As 'Hood Heals
Boystown Violence: Hundreds Pack Into Tense Community Meeting
Working for Safety in Lakeview
Student, Loyola University Chicago
I've heard over and over again that those rallying for increased safety measures are not making any statements about race or class -- they just want safety. I believe that they do want and should work to make Lakeview safer.
WATCH: Third Boystown Stabbing In As Many Weeks Caught On Video
Residents Question Neighborhood Safety After Boystown Stabbing
Lakeview Residents None Too Pleased About Walmart Plans
WATCH: Big Changes In Store For Affluent Lakeview
PHOTOS: Lake View Home's Decor Tells A Collection Of Stories
HOUSE TOUR: Vintage Collections Fill Lake View Home
House Tour: An Eclectic Apartment On A Tiny Budget
PHOTOS: R. Kelly's Former Chicago Mansion For Sale
PHOTOS: Chicago's Best Used Book Stores
Affordable Housing On The Brink Of Extinction In Lakeview
Summer well and truly over
General Director, Chicago Opera Theater
New Orleanians Still Feel Scars Of Katrina
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