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Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg has come out with yet another book, this one called "Every Goddamn Day," in which he presents 366 vignettes keyed to the days of the year.
What they're saying: "I included moments in city history that fascinate me," Steinberg tells Axios. "But I kept finding stories that I had no idea about until forced to find something to match a specific date."
Spotify Wrapped is still a viral phenomenon, just judging by our own Instagram feeds.
- The streaming site gives users tidy placards of their most-listened-to artists, songs and podcasts of the year.
- The terracotta beauty built by a chewing gum magnate in the 1920s withstood challenges from all sorts of architectural gems, including the Willis Tower, Tribune Tower and Carbide and Carbon.
- It's a battle of Michigan Avenue office buildings built in The Roaring Twenties.
We're down to the four best downtown Chicago buildings!
- Another whopping day of your voting gets us to a Final Four matchup steeped in history.
- This month, we're focusing on a much harder task: architecture.
The season of giving is almost upon us, so we found a few volunteer opportunities with local organizations that need your help.
- But, but, but: Don't stop here. There are dozens of other worthy causes in and around Chicago.
👋 Hey, it's Monica. Last weekend I dropped by Carriage House Ciders in Benton Harbor, Mich., to visit former Chicago Tribune restaurant critic and current hard cider maker Paula Camp.
- I'd written about her career and gender transition for Chicago Magazine earlier this year and wanted to see how it was going.
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