Features by Lauren Chooljian
Posted In: energy, electricity
Voters in the Windy City to decide whether City Hall can negotiate for cheaper electricity rates.
Posted In: Canada, politics
The old political punchline about moving to Canada if an election goes the wrong way is more than a joke to some -- and a lot harder to pull off than most people suspect.
Posted In: ice cream
Kids across the country are getting in their last licks from their neighborhood ice cream man. But while they and their parents have chocolate eclairs on their minds, their drivers are making a complicated economic calculus.
Posted In: Housing, Chicago, rent
Renters trying to find places in hot up-and-coming neighborhoods in Chicago find themselves facing big price increases and stiff competition.
Posted In: Transportation, eminent domain, Illinois
Lawmakers in Illinois are poised to take up a bill to hasten construction on a new expressway. But to get the land for the highway, lawmakers may use a controversial method known as quick-take power.