This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Mike Reed
The Pitchfork Music Festival organizer—along with the rest of the site’s staff—oversaw yet another successful fest weekend, once again proving it’s the city’s best.
2 Marian Hossa, Tomas Kopecky
Say hello to your new Blackhawks, stolen from champions the Detroit Red Wings.
3 William Baker
The structural engineer—who worked on the Trump Tower—was the first American to win the Fritz Leonhardt Prize, a major award in his field.
4 Carlos Quentin
The Sox talented outfielder was finally made active again after a long stint on the disabled list.
5 Oak Park
Money magazine named the Chicago suburb the seventh best place to live…if you’re rich and single.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Michael Pace
Received 100 years in prison for the 2007 murder of Blair Holt.
2 Antoine Walker
The former NBA star and born Chicagoan was arrested after allegedly writing thousands of dollars worth of bad checks in Vegas.
3 Ozzie Guillen
The Sox skipper took some heat after demoting Brian Anderson to the minors to make room for Carlos Quentin’s return; according to the manager, he was even accused of being a “racist.”
4 Thax Douglas
An anonymous hacker gained access to the rock ‘n’ poet’s Facebook and stated that Douglas had passed away, which sent the Internet into a frenzy and dominated conversation on the first day of the Pitchfork Music Festival.
5 All Chicago Purists
It’s officially Willis Tower now. Deal with it.