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  • Logan Square Small town in the big city

    Logan Square Small town in the big city
    Tony Hays unlocks his bike from the rack near the entrance to the Blue Line at Logan Square. For Hays, a music performance major at Columbia College, this is an everyday occurrence. Ride over, catch the train downtown and then reverse it all at mid-day....
  • North Park: More for the money and close to nature

    North Park: More for the money and close to nature
    Susan Robbins and her husband were renting an apartment in Andersonville when they decided to take the plunge into homeownership. They found the home of their dreams in North Park -- a brick bungalow that needed repair with a yard that needed work....
  • Galewood a convenient, close-knit Chicago neighborhood

    Galewood a convenient, close-knit Chicago neighborhood
    Galewood resident Nick Sposato wheels his impeccably-maintained 12-year-old sedan into a Grand Avenue spot and ambles into Reuter's Bakery. A bouquet of confectioner's sugar and chocolate greets him, as do the long-time employees waiting behind the cake-...
  • Edison Park: Where dining out serves up ambience

    Edison Park: Where dining out serves up ambience
    The first time President Barack Obama visited Edison Park he was Illinois Sen. Obama with two preschool children at home. It was an invitation to dine at Zia's Trattoria on "restaurant row" that drew Obama from one end of the city to the other -- from...
  • McKinley Park a rich mosaic of cultures

    McKinley Park a rich mosaic of cultures
    Like many long-time residents in her working-class neighborhood, Cinthia Miranda takes comfort in the stability and sense of community McKinley Park offers. With its convenient location, cultural diversity and affordable housing, it's no wonder the...
  • Sushi and Rev. Moon

    Sushi and Rev. Moon
    On a mission from their leader, five young men arrived in Chicago to open a little fish shop on Elston Avenue. Back then, in 1980, people of their faith were castigated as "Moonies" and called cult members. Yet the Japanese and American friends worked...