| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:16 AM
The sun was barely setting over Koreatown, but on the second-story roof deck of the Line Hotel nobody was in the pool. That's because everyone had flocked to the adjacent greenhouse, which now houses Commissary, the latest Roy Choi restaurant in a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:17 AM
This time of year, local families tend to spend their down time outside — camping in parks, relaxing on the beach, dining al fresco, and attending outdoor concerts. But with the arrival of Great Wolf Lodge New England, a 40-acre destination resort...
| May 4, 2014
Some years ago, in the early days of our getting to know each other, my boyfriend told me about one of his most memorable meals, at a restaurant on a rock ledge overlooking the Croatian Adriatic. He had been covering the Bosnian war and had escaped to the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:29 AM
A new publicly traded company, Xenia Hotels & Resorts, may be headquartered in Orlando.
The company was formerly known as Inland American Lodging, which owns the Grand Bohemian Hotel in downtown Orlando. It’s parent company, Inland American Real...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 10:41 AM
A Rockford woman was arrested on prostitution charges in Downers Grove.
Police arrested the 45-year-old woman at the Red Roof Inn on Butterfield Road on July 11.
In a heavily redacted police report, officers stated that they observed the woman...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:10 PM
A physician who is charged with public indecency was ordered today to notify the court before he is allowed to check into any hotels.
Dr. Jeffrey Frank, of Lincolnshire, appeared at a brief Cook County court hearing today where the conditions of his...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:51 PM
A recent vote to expand morning sales of liquor on the weekends in Oak Park prompted one official to suggest a bigger change: allowing bars.
The Oak Park Village Board this week expanded 9 a.m. weekend and holiday sales to include large hotels, brew...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:49 AM
On May 12, 1971, Highland Park Councilman Dan Brusslan wrote to a Mr. Rogers Issac on Sheridan Road, "The City of Highland Park is your new neighbor."
He added: "We have agreed to purchase the Moraine Hotel for $950,000 and all litigation is now over."...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Authorities today suspended the license of a prominent University of Chicago neurologist who was charged last week with public indecency and disorderly conduct.
Jeffrey I. Frank, 53, of the first block of Kings Cross Drive in Lincolnshire, surrendered...
| May 3, 2014
| 12:38 AM
Soccer fans coming to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup can still find some reasonably-priced accommodations, as long as a love motel, slum or campsite is where they're looking.
The countdown to the month-long soccer tournament starting on June 12 has...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:55 AM
RIO DEIRO (Reuters) - Tourists visiting Brazil for the World Cup are advised to pack a bathing suit, sunscreen, and a whole lot of cash.
Home to some of the world's most expensive restaurants and hotels, and with some prices rising more as the opening...