A proposed Amtrak route would restore passenger service between Chicago, Fort Wayne, Columbus, and Pittsburgh. Can new federal investment make it happen?
Njaimeh Njie and Raechel Anne Jolie join the editorial staff.
How one Indiana community rejected Trumpism.
At Indiana's Pendleton Correctional Facility, a company of incarcerated men is finalizing its latest show.
"The twentieth century in America brought dramatic changes to the farm...one of which was the abstraction of my family and me from our roots on the land."
The U.S. poet laureate on her new edited collection and how literature can mend a fractured civic culture.
By Megan Neville Here I am again. In the Midwestern haze of Memorial Day I stage my perennial battle against [...]
One Saturday in June, I drove around the southern edge of Lake Michigan with Thomas Frank, an activist from East Chicago, Indiana, looking for oil. We had met a few weeks previous, at a conference put on by the Freshwater Lab at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where Frank was on a panel about oil pipelines.
Excerpted from Rust Belt Chicago: An Anthology, available now from Belt Publishing. By Britt Julious I. Summer is fleeting and [...]
The following is an excerpt from The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook. By Sally Martin I have a confession to make. I live [...]
By Ed Simon Before its premier in 1968, there had arguably been nothing like Pittsburgh director George A. Romero’s Night [...]
Excerpted from Rust Belt Chicago: An Anthology, coming in August from Belt Publishing. By Paul Dailing When I was a kid, [...]