‘Blue Badge’ guides make London mecca of tourism

Blue Badge guide Sarah Reynolds leads a tour of Westminster Abbey on Feb. 6. (Adam Babetski/MEDILL)

By Adam Babetski Medill Reports On a typical dreary Tuesday in central London, Blue Badge tour guide Sarah Reynolds arrived for work at an atypical place: Westminster Abbey, a church steeped in history that dates back nearly a millennium. Monuments honoring kings and celebrities that would be the centerpieces of other churches were merely part […]

WATCH: Wicker Park pizza place thrives with back-to-basics approach

Paulie Gee's Pizza

By Adam Babetski Medill Reports Many of Chicago’s small businesses have been forced to close in recent years due to the lasting economic effects of the pandemic. The Wicker Park location of Paulie Gee’s, a local pizza chain, has survived the changes by simplifying its menu and hiring process. TRANSCRIPT: Adam Babetski: Paulie Gee’s in […]