Magazine

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Our Favorite Spectator Sports
John: I look forward to warm weather and baseball. I don’t want to imagine myself at a football game when it's 5 below.  In the summer time, you get warmer temperatures, hot dogs and the sound of the bat and ball. When you go to a baseball game it...

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Care For Friends Sleepout
Care For Friends will host an overnight sleepout January 27-28 in the parking lot of its Lincoln Park headquarters, as a fundraiser and to give the public a sense of what life is like for people who are homeless. “Winter is especially harsh and w...

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Chicago Voices
Chicago Voices has a noon application deadline Friday, January 27 for Community Created Performances – original music theater works created and performed by community groups using the core elements of opera: storytelling through song. Presented...

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Diane's letter to God
Dear God,   I love you with all of my heart. I want to thank you for my life, taking care of me when I was homeless and living in four different shelters, and sleeping at the bus stop on Leland and Sheridan. I prayed and cried for two years on t...

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The Obama Legacy
Eight years ago January 20, more than 1.5 million people stood in the freezing cold on the National Mall – between the west front of the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument – to see President Obama take the Oath of Office. Some were euphoric...