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  • Brandon Baltzley attempts comeback at TMIP, open July 3

    Brandon Baltzley attempts comeback at TMIP, open July 3
    Ambition on this level is rarely seen in the restaurant world. But if you’ve got nothing to lose, why not go for broke? That seems to be the operating philosophy of one Brandon Baltzley, who I wrote about here, and was later profiled in the...
  • Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel

    Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel
    A thief with a lengthy history of stealing from airport baggage carousels who made headlines earlier this year after stealing a rare Indian guitar from O’Hare International Airport pleaded guilty to theft charges Wednesday and was sentenced to...
  • Sterling Bay, British developer to partner on Old Main Post Office project

    Sterling Bay, British developer to partner on Old Main Post Office project
    Chicago-based developer Sterling Bay Cos. has doubled down  on its investment in the West Loop with a new joint venture to redevelop the Old Main Post Office with the British developer Bill Davies. Sterling Bay principal Scott Goodman confirmed the...
  • Penn Station sub shop expanding closer to Chicago

    Penn Station sub shop expanding closer to Chicago
    Penn Station East Coast Subs is ready to expand into Chicago, hoping its grilled and cold subs stand out in a market already stuffed with sandwich-centric chains. Despite its East Coast name, Penn Station got its start in Cincinnati. Founder Jeff...
  • 'Sovereign citizen' follower convicted in federal court in Chicago

    'Sovereign citizen' follower convicted in federal court in Chicago
    Hours before being convicted Wednesday of slapping bogus multibillion-dollar liens on top federal court officials, Cherron Phillips was up to her usual tricks.  While the jury deliberated at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, Phillips, an alleged follower...
  • 30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago

    30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago
    You've already waited in line for popcorn at Garrett. You've endured verbal abuse at The Wieners Circle. And you've devoured the Chicago classic that is the Italian beef sandwich (Al's #1 and Johnnie's being the best, depending on who you ask). So...
  • A Red Orchid inks deals with Broadway producer

    A Red Orchid inks deals with Broadway producer
    A Red Orchid Theatre, a longtime fixture of Chicago's Off Loop community, announced Thursday that it has established a new partnership with the New York-based Bisno Productions, aimed at transferring some A Red Orchid productions to New York under the...
  • Old Navy Chicago T-shirt draws online jabs

    Old Navy Chicago T-shirt draws online jabs
    One of Old Navy's new T-shirts celebrates Chicago with a map of its neighborhoods. But don't set aside the GPS anytime soon. A conversation is bubbling on Twitter and elsewhere online about the shirt's loose commitment to geographic accuracy....
  • Loop Alliance wants Chicago to have a seat this summer

    Loop Alliance wants Chicago to have a seat this summer
    In its continued efforts to spice up the Loop, the Chicago Loop Alliance next week will launch more “placemaking” initiatives to encourage passersby to pull up a chair, sit a while and admire the city from a different view. A kick-off...
  • 'Sox vs Cubs': Rivalry as an exhibit

     'Sox vs Cubs': Rivalry as an exhibit
    First, a confession: I prefer the Sox, but if the Cubs are having a decent year, I'll root for them too. I know it's heresy to say so around here, but I'm mostly a fan of good local baseball, no matter whether the uniform is black and the ballpark...
  • State Supreme Court Justice presides over same-sex wedding

    State Supreme Court Justice presides over same-sex wedding
    Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke, a Roman Catholic who has clashed with Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George, has presided over two gay weddings this year, including a double wedding last week. The double ceremony, held at Keith House in...