| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:49 AM
There was a special guest in attendance for Derek and Julianne Hough’s Move Live On Tour show July 11 at the Chicago Theatre.
Nina Dobrev (“The Vampire Diaries”) was on hand to support best friend Julianne. Afterward Dobrev and the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Storefront, which calls itself “the Airbnb of retail spaces,” launched in Chicago Tuesday to help connect retailers, designers and artists seeking pop-ups spaces with available short-term leases.
It is the fourth city for the San Francisco-...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:10 AM
A four-bedroom, 8,000-square-foot co-op unit overlooking Lincoln Park was listed on Tuesday for $10.75 million.
The vintage, full-floor co-op unit is Chicago’s fourth-highest-priced residential listing. Ahead of it are a massive Lincoln Park...
| Jul 17, 2014
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster on Tuesday sold a five-bedroom, 5,300-square-foot house in the Lakeview neighborhood for $1.77 million. Public records do not identify the buyer.
Last month, Dempster had listed the house for $1.8 million, and...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Apartment-finding services are popular in Chicago, especially for those on the hunt for their very first place. Here's what 9 services will and won't do for you.
>>FYI: All of these services are free to search for an apartment. When you're ready to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:25 AM
A minister who served at a Chicago church for almost 17 years has been appointed to a position at an iconic Scottish cathedral that hadn’t appointed a new minister in 40 years, according to a release from The Church of Scotland.
On Sunday, the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Monday is Bastille Day, which commemorates the 1789 storming of the Bastille prison, launching the French Revolution. For Chicago's French restaurants, it's a day of celebration and dining deals.
Bistronomic. Saturday through Monday, the Gold Coast...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog.
Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...
| Jul 10, 2014
Chicago-born actress and comedian Nora Dunn, one of the few alums of TV's "Saturday Night Live" based in the Chicago area, has sold her two-bedroom vintage condominium unit in Ukrainian Village for $258,500 and paid $185,000 for a condo in Evanston....
| Jul 7, 2014
A meeting will be held Tuesday to solicit the public's input on identifying potential solutions to the transportation problems on North Lake Shore Drive, the Inner Drive and the lakefront trail between Grand and Hollywood avenues.
The open house-style...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:07 AM
A 20,000-square-foot Lincoln Park mansion officially came on the market on Monday at $18.75 million, making it the city’s highest-priced single-family home listing.
The six-bedroom, Palladian villa-style mansion and surrounding property stretch...