Out on the street and up all night, at work with some of Chicago's street artists.

A Chicago dance ensemble that started in the alleys now preaches footwork to the masses.

Hotel doorman Will Spain will accept a hug as a tip, but he would prefer cash.

Smelt fishing is a Chicago tradition, even after the smelt are gone. Let's burn some Christmas trees.

Chicago's independent recyclers keep the alleys clean and make a buck while doing it.

A Chicago chess club has an informal arrangement with a south side McDonald's.

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