Yearly Archives: 2020

Reader subscriptions and back issues

Subscriptions Update: September 4, 2020: The print Chicago Reader is published every other week. (Read the June 2020 press release here.) Print subscriptions can be purchased from the Reader Store. Subscription options are 12 issues, 26 issues, and 52 issues. Note that subscriptions are generally received 3-5 days after Thursday’s publication date. …

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Protect Our Winters Wants You to Vote to Preserve the Planet

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Protect Our Winters (POW), a nonprofit that centers its efforts around legislation regarding climate change, released a short video titled “Common Ground,” narrated by world-renowned climber, photographer, and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jimmy Chin. The goal of this video is to encourage people all over the globe to …

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Socially Distant Adventures to Embark on in the Southwest

The Southwest is one of the more exotic regions of the United States, covering parts of the Mojave, Sonoran, and Chihuahuan Deserts, plus the Colorado Plateau (which, for the record, is basically a high desert). Temperatures here can soar to 125°F in the summer and drop to below freezing (perfect …

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