50 Moments that Shaped Chicago, 1970–2020
Chicago’s Strange History With Pneumatic Tubes
Joseph Dunlop, a newspaper publisher imprisoned for obscenity
Was Jane Addams a lesbian?
The smoking gun: Anti-smoking crusader Lucy Page Gaston
WBEZ Chicago Public Radio’s Curious City (with audio)
Why aren’t there any federal Indian reservations in Illinois?
From Cemetery Saloons To Movie Palaces: How Uptown Became An Entertainment Hub
What if the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 never happened?
After Haymarket: Anarchism on trial and a city in search of its soul
The story of Dunning, a “tomb for the living”
Time Out Chicago
We solve the mystery of the Cubs’ early name: The Microbes
… and an expanded article on the same topic at Medium: When the Cubs Were the Microbes
North Shore magazine
On my blog