Opinion

North Shorts

You’re at a North Shore hot dog shack, a favorite around here. It’s crowded wall to wall, as usual. You and others stand shoulder to shoulder placing orders over a…
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North Shorts

The North Shore is wild. Old-growth forests are our neighbors. There are ravines, ponds, prairies, creeks — even a small, woodland branch of the Chicago River if you know where…
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North Shorts

You’re driving along Sheridan Road on a sunny summer Sunday somewhere along the North Shore. The radio’s playing an oldie from the Beach Boys. All’s right with this scene. Except…
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