Do city streets seem a bit more treacherous this winter? Ald. Tom Allen thinks so and says residents in his ward are livid. He tells us how the city should restore recent cutbacks it made to snow removal service.
Blagojevich Corruption Scandal
Rich Samuels reports on the latest developments with the governor.
Chicago loses its schools chief to Washington DC. President-elect Obama turned to his long time friend and basketball-playing buddy to head the Department of Education. Arne Duncan has changed Chicago schools from the bottom up, said Obama and he will bring that knowldedge to Washington, Elizabeth Brackett reports.
Chicago Matters: Growing Forward
In our ongoing Chicago Matter's Series: "Growing Forward," we take a look at the "green collar" job movement. Christian Farr reports on the the growing trend, and why some of these jobs may not stand the test of time.
What does human nature and the need for social connection have in common? We have the author of a new book on loneliness to tell us all about it.
Hedy Weiss Theater Reviews
Hedy Weiss is here with three reviews of holiday shows now on stages in Chicago including a "highly recommended" for the Goodman Theater's thirty first year of "A Christmas Carol."
If you are in need of some last minute holiday decoration ideas, Eliza Fournier from the Chicago Botanic Garden shows us how to create a winter wonderland with natural materials from your own backyard.