Chicago speakeasies

Some of the legendary Chicago bars survived Prohibition and are thriving today. (Courtesy photo)

Dia de los Muertos

The celebration took on special meaning this year in Pilsen. (Photo/Ernesto Solano)

Art on the CTA

Take a tour of public art at the city's El stops. (Photo/Crystal Villegas)

The Red Line Project: Read more about the site.

CTA Crime Maps: Search maps of various crimes near CTA lines and stations.
Chicago Marathon 2013: Full coverage of the 2013 race. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)
Chicago Stumbler: The Tumblr blog features some of the city's worst sidewalks. Story
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First Stop: Jackson

By the Numbers: Chicago and Beyond

Using data, our reporters examine opioid use, increases in women in the House of Representatives, craft breweries, attendance at the Chicago Gay Pride Parade and more.

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Second Stop: Monroe

 ChicaGO: Mobile News in the City

Over the course of 10 days, multimedia reporters covered stories around Chicago using only their mobile phones. 

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Third Stop: Jackson

Chicago Mapped: Tracking News Through Geolocation

Are red-light and speed cameras effective in Chicago? Where were most of the homicides during a dangerous summer months in the city? These questions and more are answered through mapping data about the city. See what stories geolocation reveals ...