Tom Wall is a West Michigan rock star who uses plants as bandmates. He uses a device to harness the electricity in plants, which then turns those impulses into musical notes. Tom insists the plants are talking to us through the music. But can they really do that?
Of course, the irony here is that 30 years ago, the Post-Gazette found itself in the midst of a similar strike. And it’s the only reason the Post-Gazette is still around today.
A developer promises green jobs, but residents are skeptical.
A visual ode to these anchors of neighborhood life.
The proposed solution — a thirty-one-mile-long pipeline draining Lake Michigan — is dividing residents of Joliet, Illinois.
'Whose Lakefront' marks the Indigenous history of the Lake Michigan coast.
Stories on the long history of racism and police violence in the Midwest—and what to do about it.
After a long period of disinvestment and decline, Chicago’s first regional library is returning to prominence.