"I called up the bait shop and asked, ‘You got worms?’ And they were like, ‘Yeah, we got worms, what kind do you need?’ I was stunned, didn’t know what to say. They had like five different kinds of worms, so I just got nightcrawlers."

-Our photo editor, Lenny Gilmore, on how he made this photo illustration come together. Lenny ate that banana and the apple but did not eat the egg from that shell. The writer of the story, Rachel Cromidas, asked in a meeting, “What happened to the rest of the bag of Cheetos?”  
Click here to read Rachel’s story about Chicago’s recycling problem. 

"I called up the bait shop and asked, ‘You got worms?’ And they were like, ‘Yeah, we got worms, what kind do you need?’ I was stunned, didn’t know what to say. They had like five different kinds of worms, so I just got nightcrawlers."

-Our photo editor, Lenny Gilmore, on how he made this photo illustration come together. Lenny ate that banana and the apple but did not eat the egg from that shell. The writer of the story, Rachel Cromidas, asked in a meeting, “What happened to the rest of the bag of Cheetos?”  

Click here to read Rachel’s story about Chicago’s recycling problem. 

briancassella
briancassella:

Granville T Woods Math & Science Academy, 6206 S Racine in West Englewood. Opened 1965, closed 2013. #cpsgone Named for an African American engineer and inventor who developed many improvements to the railroad system.

Chicago Tribune photographer Brian Cassella visits all of the nearly 50 buildings shuttered by CPS on the first day of school. 

briancassella:

Granville T Woods Math & Science Academy, 6206 S Racine in West Englewood. Opened 1965, closed 2013. #cpsgone Named for an African American engineer and inventor who developed many improvements to the railroad system.

Chicago Tribune photographer Brian Cassella visits all of the nearly 50 buildings shuttered by CPS on the first day of school. 

neighborhoodr-chicago
neighborhoodr-chicago:

windycity:

nationaljournal:

PHOTO OF THE DAY: President Obama stands with the 1985 Super Bowl XX Champions Chicago  Bears football team during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White  House on Friday. (PHOTO: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

They weren’t there to cause no trouble.

“We’re just here to do the Super Bowl Shuffle”

NEVER FORGET.

neighborhoodr-chicago:

windycity:

nationaljournal:

PHOTO OF THE DAY: President Obama stands with the 1985 Super Bowl XX Champions Chicago Bears football team during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. (PHOTO: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

They weren’t there to cause no trouble.

“We’re just here to do the Super Bowl Shuffle”

NEVER FORGET.