Tag Archives: Chicago

Economic Downturn and Potential of Bridgeport, Chicago

Ramova Theatre, out of business since 1985. Photo by Lauren Yard By Alheli Garcia, Stephen Ruiz, and Lauren Yard Bridgeport, a community of nearly 32,000 people located on the South Side, is known for its blue and white collar workmanship and … Continue reading

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Graphic: Chicago Homicides by Year (1990-2016)

By Stephen Ruiz This graph illustrates the number of homicides in Chicago from 1990-2016. The figures were relatively consistent between 450-550 homicides per year from 2004-2014, but have been on the rise the last 2 years.

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Top Nine Vegan Restaurants in Chicago

By Stephen Ruiz More and more people are choosing to go vegan for a variety of reasons; whether it be for health, environmental, and/or ethical reasons, many people are making the switch. Vegetarians are individuals who reject eating meat, fish, and … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Annual Pride Parade Attendance

Chicago Pride Parade Bar Chart  By Stephen Ruiz Since it’s commencement in 1970, Chicago’s annual Pride Parade has continually grown over the years; making it the largest of its kind, by attendance, in the world. Once a year, on the … Continue reading

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The ’05 Chicago White Sox popularity vs. The ’16 Chicago Cubs

Searches for “Chicago Cubs World Series” and “Chicago White Sox World Series” By Stephen Ruiz Chicago, Ill — In 2005, the Chicago White Sox did something that the Chicago Cubs hadn’t done in nearly 100 years— win a World Series. … Continue reading

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