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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • Outside Opinion: Keep hotels affordable, former SRO resident urges

    Outside Opinion: Keep hotels affordable, former SRO resident urges
    The Chicago City Council last month put a temporary moratorium on tearing down single-room-occupancy hotels or converting them to other uses. Some aldermen plan to propose a law that would preserve the supply of very-low-rent housing. Here is one of two...
  • Summer eating in Chicago

    Summer eating in Chicago
    After a frigid and snowy winter — that lasted what, six months? — it appears that summer is finally here. Which makes it time for my annual Summer Eating List. Patterned after the summer reading lists that haunted my school-age summers, this...
  • Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying

    Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying
    Sheila von Wiese-Mack spent the final years of her life trying to repair her tumultuous relationship with her only child. She sought help from everyone she encountered in Oak Park — teachers, therapists, doctors, attorneys, neighbors, even the...
  • Teen accused in mom's Bali killing may be pregnant

    Teen accused in mom's Bali killing may be pregnant
    After days of investigation into the slaying of a Chicago woman on the island of Bali, authorities in Indonesia announced Friday that they would take the woman's 18-year-old daughter and her boyfriend to trial, saying they believed the pair killed her and...
  • New events on tap for Fort Lauderdale's New River Inn museum

    New events on tap for Fort Lauderdale's New River Inn museum
    Nearly 60 years after serving its last guests, the New River Inn in downtown Fort Lauderdale is still open for business — as a history museum. Today it's the oldest remaining hotel building in Broward County and the centerpiece of the Old Fort...
  • Weekend Escape: Lake Las Vegas, a world apart from Sin City

    Weekend Escape: Lake Las Vegas, a world apart from Sin City
    After finding myself in Las Vegas twice in six weeks, I needed a break from the high-octane madness of the Strip. So my husband and I headed to Lake Las Vegas for an uncrowded, relaxing change of pace. It was a nice change for the pocketbook as well: I...
  • Indonesian legal system far different from the U.S.

    Indonesian legal system far different from the U.S.
    Now that Indonesian authorities have said Heather Mack and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, will stand trial in the slaying of Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose battered body was found this week in a suitcase at a luxury resort on the island of...
  • Aloft Hotels to introduce new robotic butler

    Aloft Hotels to introduce new robotic butler
    It's said to have the work ethic of Wall-E, the humor of Rosie from "The Jetsons" and the style of R2D2. It's name is A.L.O. and it will be making its official debut at Aloft Cupertino, owned by Starwood Hotels and Resorts, on Aug. 20 as the hotel's...
  • The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find

    The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find
    It was "guys' night out" last Friday night on the Newport bayfront. The 20th annual Men's Smoker and Lobster Clambake took over the lawn at the Balboa Bay Club. There were 120 men ranging in age from recently graduated to recently retired, who donned...
  • Indonesian legal system poses challenge in suitcase slaying

    The young couple detained by Indonesian authorities on the island of Bali this week over their suspected role in the beating death of Chicagoan Sheila von Wiese-Mack could face a legal system wholly different from that in the United States — one...
  • Bogus boasting: '7-star' hotels, Brodeur's campaign

    Bogus boasting: '7-star' hotels, Brodeur's campaign
    The silliest story making headlines lately involves the International Drive developer who has announced plans for a "seven-star" hotel. It reminds me of asking a 4-year-old how many pieces of candy they would like to eat — and the toddler...