| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:32 AM
The communications mainstay for community associations long has been the printed newsletter, either mailed to owners or slipped under doors.
Associations today are increasingly engaging the Internet to send their messages, though how they do it varies....
| 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 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 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 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 31, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Shannon Gorsky has seen it all over four years of attending Lollapalooza--and she's not just talking about headliners Mumford & Sons, the Killers and Florence and the Machine.
The 22-year-old Gold Coast resident also has witnessed pocket-picking,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Work is continuing on the renovation of the three-story Gold Coast mansion that first-season “Apprentice” winner and Chicago-area native Bill Rancic and his wife, E! News co-host Giuliana Rancic, bought last year for $2.125 million.
| 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 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...