| Apr 11, 2011
| 11:55 AM
At a time when hotels promise everything from custom ice-cream room service to complete wedding proposal preparations, it's no surprise that they're also offering hypoallergenic rooms.
The Hyatt, Wyndham, Intercontinental, Fairmont and Mandarin hotel...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 8:31 PM
Newport Beach-based Irvine Co. announced Monday that it had acquired a skyscraper in Chicago's central business district.
The company headed by Donald Bren bought the Hyatt Center, a 48-story, 1.5-million square-foot office building in Chicago's...
| Mar 2, 2011
He has built a 20-foot-tall skyscraper of chocolate in New York, a 22-foot-tall chocolate Christmas tree in Hong Kong and a 1,250-pound chocolate cake on "The Martha Stewart Show."
And now chef Alain Roby's latest foray into extreme sweetness is a life-...
| Jul 9, 2012
Mark Hoplamazian was a freshly minted MBA graduate when consummate dealmaker Jay Pritzker hired him to work on new investments and acquisitions in 1989. Almost immediately, the 25-year-old grandson of Armenian Christian immigrants found himself in an...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Several hundred protesters marched along Michigan Avenue Monday morning to voice opposition to the school closings plan being put together by Chicago Public Schools.
Organized by the Chicago Teachers Union and Stand Up Chicago, a coalition of labor...
| Aug 1, 2011
Joie de Vivre, a San Francisco boutique hotel company in which John Pritzker has a majority stake, will open its first Chicago hotel in February....