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Updated August 5, 2020

The August 6 issue is out now and being distributed to more than 95% of these locations today and tomorrow.

The issue is also available now as a free PDF download.

The Chicago Reader has moved to a biweekly print publication schedule. Read the press release.

The Chicago Reader is published in print every other week. Issues are dated Thursday. Distribution happens Wednesday midday through Thursday night of the issue date. Print issue dates through January 2021 are:

  • 8/6/2020
  • 8/20/2020
  • 9/3/2020
  • 9/17/2020
  • 10/1/2020
  • 10/15/2020
  • 10/29/2020
  • 11/12/2020
  • 11/26/2020
  • 12/10/2020
  • 12/24/2020
  • 1/7/2021
  • 1/21/2021

You can order a 12-issue print subscription mailed to your home, so you don’t miss an issue. (U.S. residents only.)

26- and 52-issue subscriptions are also available.

You can read PDFs of all print issues of the Reader on our website.

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