Sports Data

We break down Chicago sports teams by the numbers. (Photo/Lisa Gansky Photography)

Safe Food?

How Chicago's complex food inspections process works. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)

Beyond Chicago

Our reporters use Google Earth to find stories beyond the city's borders. (Photo/Google Earth)

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
Chicago crime graphic

First Stop: Harrison

Infographics: Chicago by the Numbers

Our reporters created data visualizations breaking down statistics ranging from religion in Illinois to craft beer to birthrates.

Ramova Theater photo

Second Stop: Sox-35th Street

The Economic Downturn and Potential of Bridgeport

Some areas of the once-thriving community is now primarily filled with vacant storefronts due to a deteriorating economy, which has caused local property values to decrease significantly.

Photo: The Ramova Theatre, out of business since 1985. (Photo/Lauren Yard)

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Third Stop: Jackson

Chicago Mapped: The City's Who, What, When and WHERE

From the 'burbs to the Loop, we're broken into small networks and communities. One way to bridge those communities is through looking at common interests of those communities ... through maps. 

Find your way around Chicago culture, neighborhoods and sports using these interactive maps.