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  • Bistros may lack hype, but they offer mighty fine dining

    Bistros may lack hype, but they offer mighty fine dining
    Look at the following restaurants. If they were around 20 years ago (and some were), these would have been the Girl & the The Goat, Nightwood, Avec of their day. Bistros stood atop the city's culinary scene, the default genre when the words "fine dining" were invoked. That was a time when having a fancy dinner automatically meant ordering French onion soup.
  • Oprah to auction contents of Water Tower condo

    Oprah to auction contents of Water Tower condo
    Oprah Winfrey plans to sell antique furniture, paintings and other items from her condominium in Water Tower Place at a public auction April 25. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers on Monday announced the sale, which will be conducted at its Chicago salesroom....

    Some of Oprah's Harpo staff given 30 days' notice as studio shuts down

    Some of Oprah's Harpo staff given 30 days' notice as studio shuts down
    You get a pink slip, you get a pink slip, you get a pink slip. Almost everybody at Harpo Studios in Chicago was given notice last week, with the first wave of staffers set to lose their jobs by April 3, sources said Monday. The Oprah Winfrey Network...

    Oprah sat Chicago down and said, 'It's over.'

    Oprah sat Chicago down and said, 'It's over.'
    It was a slow breakup — the kind you know is coming but neither side wants to initiate. Then Tuesday arrived, the day when procrastination met realization. Oprah Winfrey formally broke up with Chicago. Winfrey announced to her remaining staff at...

    Harpo Studios to close in December, official says

    Harpo Studios to close in December, official says
    It's a wrap for Harpo Studios in Chicago. The facility, which Oprah Winfrey opened in 1990 to house her talk show empire, helped turn Chicago into a bustling television center and the West Loop into a resurgent urban neighborhood. But on Tuesday, she...