This week’s edition of The Byline chronicles The Phoenix’s coverage of three new potential dispensaries in Rogers Park, construction on campus and the strike of a Starbucks near Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus. In arts and entertainment, “John Wick 4” is reviewed by Brendan Parr, alongside Lana Del Rey’s newest album.
The finale leaves many characters’ stories unresolved — what exactly was the Roys’ childhood like? What happens to Kendall? Can we learn more about Stewy kissing guys on molly? This ambiguity matches the rest of the series, which prefers subtle hints and side comments to on-the-nose exposition or flashbacks.