6 named 'Chicagoans of the Year' by mag

January 27, 2012 5:56:53 AM PST
Six people are ''Chicagoans of the Year.''

Film critic and author Roger Ebert was among those awarded during a ceremony Thursday. He was recognized for his blog and memoir.

Also, Jackie Taylor, founder of the Black Ensemble Theatre. The theatre opened a new facility in the Uptown community last month.

Also named to the list by Chicago Magazine were Zully Alvarado, Leslie Bluhm, Robert Burke and Gabrielle Lyon.