Sports Movies
John: This time, we’re talking about sports movies. Russell, what’s your favorite sports movie of all time? Russell: My favorite sports movie of all time is Ali with Will Smith. I really liked that movie. The first Ali came out in the '70s, and I...

Jake's Pup in the Ruf
JoAnn Breivogel starts her typical morning by eating a nutritious and filling breakfast. She says that, “Breakfast is the most important, because it starts off the day. It starts off early in the morning when you get out of bed. It’s great to have...

25th Anniversary Edition
Have a look at our special edition here.

Macarthur against violence
The MacArthur Foundation announced nearly $10 million in new grants July 17 to Chicago organizations working against gun violence.   “MacArthur is committed to Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods and its people, as we have been for decades,” said MacA...

Wilson Men's Hotel
The news July 19 that the Wilson Men’s Hotel in Uptown had been sold was distressing to StreetWise Vendor Bill Plowman, who has lived there since November 2013 and who said that he really doesn’t have anywhere else to go.   Plowman is legally blin...