Martin van Buren

Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call takes on Oprah, McDonald's and the Cubs

Harpo Studios' pending closure should be no surprise. Still it doesn't bode well for Chicago's bid to become home to the Oprah library.

Police stations are being used as a "safe haven" to complete transactions arranged on Craigslist. The secure environment is a real plus for both buyers and sellers, although it's still a bit awkward for the illegal stuff.

Michael Keaton will play Ray Kroc in "The Founder," a movie about the Chicago salesman who made McDonald's a household name. Millennials suggest they would rather pay more and go out of their way to see a movie about the launch of Chipotle.

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