robert loerzel
Chicago author, freelance journalist and photographer

books


ALCHEMY OF BONES
CHICAGO’S LUETGERT MURDER CASE OF 1897
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past articles

Bruce Finkelmanworldnewspenumatic tubesseptember theaterchicago flagcloutfood truckskaskiebellevillesecond stage companies

Can the Empty Bottle/Longman & Eagle team tap into another success? CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS
How the World Media Covers Chicago CHICAGO MAGAZINE
Chicago's Strange History With Pneumatic Tubes CHICAGO MAGAZINE
September theater preview MAKE IT BETTER
Chicago's Flag Is a Much Bigger Deal Than Any Other City's Flag CHICAGO MAGAZINE
How "Pull" Became "Clout" in Chicago's Political Slang CHICAGO MAGAZINE
Food Truck 101 CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS
Profile of Pitchfork Media President Christopher Kaskie CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS
Play review: "Belleville" at Steppenwolf MAKE IT BETTER
When is a startup no longer a startup? CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS

Paul Octaviouschicago firedunningyellow moonberghoffHinky Dink's Starjacco gardnerdolly vardenhip-hopmurder

Paul Octavious profile: Part of 20 in Their 20s CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS
Chicago to "burn" again: City marked 1871 tragedy in 1903 — and will do so again next year CHICAGO TRIBUNE
History of the Dunning insane asylum and cemetery: article / radio story / conversation WBEZ CURIOUS CITY
Play review: "Yellow Moon" at Writers' Theater MAKE IT BETTER
Berghoff beer looks for respect CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS
A New Look at Hinky Dink's Star HUFFINGTON POST
Jacco Gardner concert preview TIME OUT CHICAGO
Dolly Varden interview TIME OUT CHICAGO
Chicago hip-hop takes center stage CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS
A city's sorrow: 2012 murders in Chicago ILLINOIS ISSUES
NEW IN CHICAGO A weekly report about new businesses CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS WEBSITE


Past print and radio stories on HISTORY MUSIC STAGEBOOKSARTNEWSBUSINESSLAW

My blog — with concert photos and reviews, and other occasional arts commentary: UNDERGROUND BEE

My blog posts for huffington post

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best of chicago Runner-up in Chicago Reader's Best of Chicago 2013 for "Best Chicagoan to Follow on Twitter"

Email me at loerzel@comcast.net

photography

photos
CONCERT PHOTO GALLERY

published photos
PUBLISHED PHOTOS

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