| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:19 PM
A man from Massachusetts fell to his death Sunday night at the Water Tower Place mall on North Michigan Avenue, officials said.
The Cook County medical Examiner's office was notifed at 9:46 p.m. that the man, 27, had fallen from an unknown height,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:39 AM
A third-story window at a Magnificent Mile department store crashed to the ground as powerful winds hit downtown Thursday night, prompting police to block several lanes of traffic but causing no injuries, authorities said.
The window fell about 8:30 p....
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:20 PM
A 29-year-old driver was issued a battery of charges ranging from fleeing police to driving under the influence after he allegedly crashed into four vehicles Sunday and tried to run from the scene on the Magnificent Mile, police said.
The crash happened...
| May 17, 2013
By Jessica Reynolds The tulips on Michigan Avenue are a staple of spring in Chicago, but a decline in contributions to the project's sponsoring organization may force future plantings to be scaled back. John Chikow, president of the Greater North......
| May 13, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Within walking distance of Lakeshore and Water Tower Place is a wooded beachfront area where you won't have to fight crowds, commuters or conventioneers, and most days you'll be able to revel in the quiet.
After all, it's not Chicago's Gold Coast. In the...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 11:25 AM
Rich Melman and his team at Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises had a fun take on the food-court experience when they opened "foodlife" almost 20 years ago. Now they've got another twist on the concept dubbed "foodease", reports Crain's Eddie Baeb. Get it?...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:36 AM
Before Jenni “JWOWW” Farley appeared at K-Mart in Avondale Saturday afternoon to promote her JWOWW by Jenni Farley fragrance, the “Jersey Shore” star known for her mean right hook made a stop at Fuga Centro Salon on South...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:43 AM
What’s it like to be Patrick Kane? Apparently Versus was trying to find out when it had camera crews follow the 23-year-old Blackhawks star around Sunday and Monday for a documentary series.
Kane was spotted with the camera crew Sunday at The...
| Jul 18, 2011
For most fans of "Pinkalicious," the full-on live experience begins in the selection of the day's attire. The uniform is open to individual interpretation in style and fabric but not in color. Thus the sea of pink that greets the theatergoer at the...
| Jul 28, 2011
Memories of most shows fade over time. But a very select few seem to stay with you forever.
For me, one show on that short list is a production of "Korczak's Children," which I saw in 2003 at the Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis.
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:58 PM
LeAnn Rimes visited Willis Tower's Skydeck on Monday. The country music star tweeted afterward "The Willis Tower tour was incredible!!!!"
Jenna Dewan watched "West Side Story" at Erie Park Tuesday. Dewan tweeted "in the park w/my girl alison and some...