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  • First look inside the new Soho House Chicago

    First look inside the new Soho House Chicago
    Nick Jones says he can tell within five minutes whether a space is right for Soho House, the private members club for "creative souls" that he has been bringing to cities across the globe. It took him even less time on his first visit to the century-old...
  • Lollapalooza parties preview

    Lollapalooza parties preview
    There's a reason most of you never make it to the early performances at Lollapalooza. The festival parties are often the best parties of the year in Chicago and allow you to mingle with celebrities and watch big name artists perform in smaller venues...
  • Chicago's sliced high-rises make a bold statement

    Chicago's sliced high-rises make a bold statement
    A few years ago, reflecting the fizzy optimism that preceded the Great Recession, Chicago's skyline was lit up by "balcony wars." It had architects turning the prosaic balconies that typically mar the face of residential high-rises into all manner of eye-...
  • Apartment developers entice renters with dazzling lobbies

    Apartment developers entice renters with dazzling lobbies
    A custom-designed, tufted bourne sofa covered in lilac mohair. A $100,000-plus video monitor installation. Stone, Carrara marble, leather and suede wall coverings and the occasional eye-catching, conversation-starting art piece. Before prospective...
  • Chicago adman Kevin Lynch may be in China, but his stunts haven't stopped

    Chicago adman Kevin Lynch may be in China, but his stunts haven't stopped
    For about 54 weeks, Chicago adman Kevin Lynch has used Airbnb to find a place to sleep in Hong Kong. By Lynch's tally, he has stayed in 53 neighborhoods, spending 150 nights in locales ranging from a cow shed to a tepee to a storefront art gallery while...
  • Go Away With ... Bob Bowman

    Go Away With ... Bob Bowman
    Bob Bowman is the coach of the most famous swimmer in the world: Michael Phelps. While he won't confirm if Phelps will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, he says the two enjoy competition of another kind: horseracing. "Michael and I own some horses...
  • Fairmont offers picnics for guests, starting at $600

    Fairmont offers picnics for guests, starting at $600
    From the spare-no-expense category: The Fairmont Chicago (200 N. Columbus Drive) is providing a new service for guests who attend concerts at Millennium Park. Dubbed Chef in the Park and starting at $600 for two, concertgoers can have a “luxury...
  • Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel

    Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel
    Navy Pier wants a boutique hotel on its east end and this summer will begin vetting real estate firms to build, finance and operate the proposed five-story venue, officials said Wednesday. Requests for proposals would follow shortly after narrowing...
  • Large apartment-condo building planned for Streeterville

    Large apartment-condo building planned for Streeterville
    A 67-story, 500-unit hybrid residential tower designed by notable architect Robert A.M. Stern is proposed for the southwest corner of Grand and Peshtigo by Related Midwest, which has been on a development hot streak for the past few years in Chicago. At...
  • El Tapeo to debut in Oak Brook's Le Meridien hotel

    El Tapeo to debut in Oak Brook's Le Meridien hotel
    The new Le Meridien Chicago-Oakbrook Center hotel (2100 Spring Rd., Oak Brook) won't debut until next month, but when it does, it will do so with a Latin-Spanish fusion restaurant called El Tapeo, which takes its name from the phrase "vamos de tapeo"...
  • New book explores history of Chicago's swankiest residence

    New book explores history of Chicago's swankiest residence
    When he was just a boy, which was some time ago, Rick Fizdale would look through the front window of the car his father would drive south on the Outer Drive. Just past the North Avenue exit, that window would fill with a view of the buildings that form...