Slide show

11.30.2012

A former player traces UChicago’s oblong football history, from dominance to disappearance to happy coexistence with the school’s academic culture.

07.12.2012

The 61st Street Farmers Market: Where Hyde Park comes to feast.

07.03.2012

The third annual Celebrate Hyde Park festival draws thousands of visitors despite threatening thunderstorms.

06.07.2012

DOVA chair Jessica Stockholder created Chicago’s newest public-art installation.

05.22.2012

Illustrator Mark McMahon, a longtime contributor to the Magazine, roamed Chicago during the NATO summit and sent us some sketches in progress, along with his notes.

July–Aug/12

As the Seminary Co-op moves from its underground origins into the light of day, the bookstore’s denizens bid the beloved space farewell.

May–June/12

The Smart Museum’s exhibition Feast explores hospitality and welcoming gestures.

Mar–Apr/12

Some sights, sounds, smells, touches, and tastes can send you back to the quads.

01.23.2012

Before they were friends, Lauren Berlant and Kimberly Pierce were teacher and student—but they’ve always been great talkers.

12.22.2011

Astronomy and Astrophysics finds a home in a trailer park.

Nov–Dec/11

In 1980s Baltimore, a family recalls an act of kindness—and finds a way to repay it.

Nov–Dec/11

For five decades, Stuart Rice and his doctoral students have had great chemistry.