Chicago’s wastewater authority plans to slash its energy bill by using bacteria to convert sewage into natural gas.
In Chicago, a new initiative will give homeless youth a secure place to store their belongings.
Ghostly, seaborne twisters are in the forecast into the weekend.
When it opened 75 years ago, Crow Island School revolutionized school design. It’s had many imitators since, but few can match its vision for experiential, child-centered learning.
A look inside Chicago's first LGBTQ-friendly, affordable senior housing development, Town Hall Apartments.
It’s working in other parts of the world, so what’s the holdup in the U.S.?
From Scalia's Tears to Ruth Bader Gin & Juice to the Pride Cocktail Tree.
Is it because of O’Hare? Asian lanterns? Hallucinations due to overripe Chicago hotdogs?
The intervention has been effective in Chicago schools and detention centers.
See how small delays can lead to big commuting headaches in this interactive.
Music about your metro is a click away.
A young businessman may be the perfect savior for this ornate performance hall.
Writer Mary Barr tells Chicago magazine how her hometown lost the battle for racial integration.
The dominance of New York, and the decline of bus ridership.
New York's Bus Time program led to about a 2 percent rise overall, according to new research.
An analysis from past seasons calls that connection into question.
Forget opponents—even supporters are debating whether the city has gone far enough in its BRT ambitions.
A criminologist dissects the so-called black site, where military interrogation techniques are allegedly substituted for questioning.