Illinois State Representative Greg Harris (D-13) shot to the center of national attention last Friday evening with his impassioned speech announcing he would not be calling legislation making gay marriage possible for a vote in the Illinois House. On Monday, Harris sat down with Center Square Journal to talk about the last legislative session, the budget, our state's social safety net, and what's next for the marriage equality bill.
The first time I left the Cardinal Lounge I knew two things: Moving to Chicago was going to work out all right, and I had found my favorite bar.
Welcome to a new Chicago summer! That means lots of festivals and plenty of reasons to be outside. Contrary to what many may think, Lakeview is not where the most festivals are held. Nope, it's Center Square where the action's at. Here we provide, for your planning convenience, our annual guide to the festivals and what to expect.