Neighborhoods Archive

The New View from Here (VIDEO)

When I moved eight miles north from downtown Chicago, I traded in one spectacular high-rise view for another. Here's a set of videos to show how living across from the Loop compares to living on the edge of Lake Michigan--in all its inland-sea glory. Read More

A Gang in Every Alley

Every day for years living in downtown Chicago, I knew I was missing out on locally engaging with my city and fellow inhabitants therein. But I didn't know just how much I missed that kind of ordinary engagement until I moved to Edgewater. Read More