| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Just caught wind this morning that a new boutique, Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet, opens on Michigan Avenue today near Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci. The store, equipped with vintage furniture and a mural ceiling, stocks designer women's clothing in...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
| May 12, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Chicago police today released a sketch of the man thought to have fatally shot a Gold Coast business owner outside a South Side factory complex where he had worked for 30 years.
Herbert Goode, 66, the owner of Silver Cloud Galleries, a custom framing...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Chicago billionaire Jennifer Pritzker, who has amassed an extensive collection of some 35 Chicago-area properties for which she has paid more than $75 million, now can add another one to her portfolio: a landmark, six-bedroom row home on the Gold Coast...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:31 PM
A Chicago attorney was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of running up a $950 tab at Tavern on Rush and then pushing a police officer who told him he needed to pay it, county prosecutors said.
Robert Semrad, 46, of the 0-100 block of East Walton...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:21 PM
How many times has this happened to you? You're taking out-of-town visitors around the Loop or another popular neighborhood, and they point to a building you've seen thousands of times before and ask "What's that?" You hem and haw while your credibility...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:12 AM
It is 6:45 on a Saturday morning, an hour at which most bars are sleeping off last night's Fireball shots and other assorted bad decisions.
"I'm Tottenham till I die …"
It is at this hour that Lincoln Square's Atlantic Bar has suddenly bucked...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When it comes to mouthwatering acquisitions, Chicago's first Sonic—recently opened in Uptown—is just the tip of the iceberg. In the next year, some major players from the East and West coasts (and one from Brussels for good measure) are...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
An abundance of dress and suit shops clustered in one area made the Gold Coast a one-stop shop for wedding attire. Appointments are suggested, so plan ahead to make the most of your day.
Simple, sophisticated gowns take center stage at Jenny Yoo...
| Apr 11, 2014
Browsing the Internet, I read the headlines: Arizona passes law criminalizing every undocumented immigrant within its state boundaries. For years now, I have been punctually following the attempts to reform the immigration system. From the birth of the...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:00 PM
As someone who takes a long walk every morning in River North, downtown Chicago, the Loop, the Gold Coast and Lincoln Park, I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all those people and businesses who have cleared their sidewalks as best they could...