Photo by Patty Michels. Left, Darrick Malone.

Now that its summer and you can step outside without risking exposure, Our Town is introducing a new weekly feature: ChicaGo.

Each week, well post a speedy little street interview with one lucky Chicagoan. Keep your eyes out for us, because next time it could be you!

Location: Andersonvilles Midsommarfest

Chicagoan: Darrick Malone

Our Town So what brings you to Midsommarfest?

Darrick Malone Im here volunteering with Equality Illinois to help support marriage for all, not just for some. Im also registering people to vote.

OT Whats your favorite summer activity?

DM The festivals. Anytime people are out getting rambunctious but staying safe.

OT Favorite Chicago restaurant?

DM Whats the name of that place? I was just there last night. Club Lucky in Bucktown.

OT Whats your favorite make out spot in Chicago?

DM Home.

OT Cubs or Sox?

DM Whoever is winning.

OT Whats the worst thing about Chicago?

DM There is no worst part of Chicago. Chicago is perfect!

To learn more about Equality Illinois, visit

The Latest

Voters would have been asked to authorize the City Council to alter the real estate transfer tax and use the proceeds to generate $100 million a year to combat homelessness.

Now with the Red Sox, Hendriks says some teammates in Chicago felt he talked too freely. But his mental health depends on it.
After a four-year standoff, the governor’s deal with the U.S. EPA commits Illinois to weighing the likely environmental impact before allowing more polluting industry to move to low-income neighborhoods already burdened by environmental and social stresses.
Anyone who wants to try a cold-water therapy should ease into it, and persons with heart conditions, poor circulation and certain other health issues should avoid it.
Kiptum, the world marathon record holder, died in a car crash earlier this month.