September 2007 Archives

You have to ignore the abandoned mobile homes tagged with gang graffiti and the occasional yellow-eyed zombie wandering the narrow streets in Chicago's only trailer park if you want to see the place for what it really is.

A poor folks' paradise.

How did Hegewisch get its name?

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The following is an email from reader Dave Clarkin, who's honked off about the Children's Museum controversy and the suggestion that people who don't want the museum in Grant Park are racist.

He checks out the demographics of museum big wig Gigi Pritzker's neighborhood — Lincoln Park, 60614.

Check it out ...

Jason Krause is a character. The 10-year-old 5th grader at the British School of Chicago is the newest addition to ESPN's NFL countdown.
Check out his first segment and tell me what you think? Should Marriotti be worried about his job?

Name the first high-rise built in the New East Side.

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Nobody likes to be called a racist, especially a racist.

Hoods quiz

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Who is Grace Street named after?

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The Mob tour

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Our tour of places where the reputed mobsters awaiting a verdict in the "Family Secrets" trial have been known to frequent is far from all inclusive ...

Name the neighborhood where Al Capone's family home was located.

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Last week's winner was ...

Mark Konkol

Mark Konkol covers city neighborhoods for the Chicago Sun-Times. You can e-mail him or call (312) 321-2146.

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