Category Archives: Business

Going on the Grid

Belatedly, I’m excited to write that I’ve been contributing reporting to Grid magazine, a new weekly business magazine distributed with Chicago copies of the Sunday Sun-Times.

The magazine launched at the beginning of February, helmed by a very smart, capable editorial team. A few of them I’m lucky to have worked with in the past. This crew knows what they’re doing, and their first four issues have been smartly designed and tightly edited.

I’m going to be writing a regular business travel column, which features a new traveler’s tips about a favorite city each time. (Get in touch if you want to participate.)

Last week’s issue also featured an in-depth sports-biz story that I spent a few months reporting. It details the sponsorship deals that Nike cuts with with high school basketball teams in Chicago Public Schools. Continue reading