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  • Honey, bees make chefs' lives sweeter

    Honey, bees make chefs' lives sweeter
    Honeybees in some parts of the country are mysteriously abandoning their hives and disappearing, but the hives on the rooftops of some Chicago-area restaurants that produce honey are thriving. Greg Fischer, the beekeeper of 40 hives at the Morton Arboretum, says neonicotinoid insecticides are believed to be causing the problems elsewhere, but he points out, "Illinois is not a big beekeeping state, so we haven't been affected by colony collapse disorder."
  • Cocktails with a flair for the dramatic

    Cocktails with a flair for the dramatic
    Sometimes a beer and a shot just won't do. There are nights  that call for drinks with a bit of drama, maybe even mystery.  Here, we give you six drinks that deliver a little something extra. The 'Madhattan' bar cart service, Travelle In the 1960s...

    12 Cocktails of Christmas at Level Two

    12 Cocktails of Christmas at Level Two
    To kick off the holiday season, Level Two (633 N. Saint Clair St., 312-274-4444) is offering a 12 Cocktails of Christmas limited-edition drink menu. The concoctions will feature house-made bitters and seasonal flavors and will be available Dec. 14-25....

    Dylan's Candy Bar coming to Chicago

    Dylan's Candy Bar coming to Chicago
    Boutique confectionery Dylan’s Candy Bar plans to open its fifth free-standing store, and first in the Midwest, on the Magnificent Mile in spring 2015. The candy store founded by Dylan Lauren – daughter of famed fashion designer Ralph Lauren...

    New stores fill void left by Competitive Foot's departure

    New stores fill void left by Competitive Foot's departure
    Oak Park's running and fitness community might have lost a major anchor when Competitive Foot closed after 40 years but fans of that store have been stepping in to fill the void. Lively Running opened its doors at 109 N. Oak Park Ave. in late July,...