Garcia and Emanuel ‘likely even’ heading into April 7 runoff

By Matt Yurus Ogden & Fry’s latest poll on Chicago’s mayoral race reported that Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia are “likely even.” Dr. Dick Simpson, a political scientist at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Garcia supporter, said that he is now a legitimate candidate, but the “critical element” to winning could […]

Hall of Fame snub doesn’t tarnish Minoso’s legacy

Minnie Minoso picture board

By Eric Clark Hall of Famer and former Cub Billy Williams remembered Minnie Minoso as a player who gave everything he had to his team, teammates and fans – even if he didn’t always get the respect he deserved. “We all thought of him as the Jackie Robinson of Latin players,” Williams said.

‘Dunsinane’ spins Macbeth at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Gruach stands in the snow.

By Jessica Gable David Grieg’s Dunsinane may share a host of characters and a location with William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, but the similarities to the Scottish play end there. Dunsinane, a production of the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company presented by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, is a witty, gritty and sometimes uncomfortably […]