| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton is in Chicago, and we likely have Detroit Tigers star Justin Verlander to thank for it.
Upton had lunch Monday on Tavern on Rush's patio with Verlander -- whose team kicked off its series with the White Sox...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Wicker Park is among the best neighborhoods in the country for millennials to live in, according to a new national ranking.
Of course, that’s sort of like declaring the Gold Coast is a good place for rich people or saying University of Chicago...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Take a stately home with an impeccable pedigree and season it with a meticulous renovation. The result honors the history of the property yet offers a comfortable, updated space for contemporary living and entertaining.
The white clapboard exterior with...
| 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 muraláceiling, stocks designer women's clothing in...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Impress your BFFs with a New Year's Eve package at Thompson Chicago that requires absolutely no planning. Mani and pedi? Included. Makeup and hair? Check. There's also a private cocktail party and midnight Champagne reception overlooking the city from a...
| Mar 16, 2014
Warm breezes will soon hint at spring, inspiring Chicagoans with vacation homes to set a date to open cottages and cabins in a wide arc stretching from Lake Michigan's eastern shores to the vest-pocket lakes of northern Illinois and Wisconsin.