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Old Town (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • Meeting your doppelganger through misfired emails

     Meeting your doppelganger through misfired emails
    I, mschmich, am a 27-year-old Brazilian. That may not be the me you know, but hang on. There's more. Now that I've given up my job in information technology, I'm doing what I've always dreamed of doing, working with horses. I love cats, too, and...
  • Celebrating Chicago winter on a bike

    Celebrating Chicago winter on a bike
    Chris Swingler’s trip to the office took a little longer than usual Tuesday, which isn't surprising since he spent part of it pushing his bike out of the snow. But despite the single-digit temperatures and unplowed streets, Swingler didn't see the...
  • Congregational Church keeps music tradition alive

     Congregational Church keeps music tradition alive
    It is fitting that the Stained Glass Coffeehouse is situated inside the Congregational Church in Deerfield. During their heyday in the 1950s and '60s, coffeehouses attracted flocks of acolytes who worshiped at the altar of the troubadour and poet. To true...
  • It's never too early to promote good cheer

     It's never too early to promote good cheer
    This is your invitation to the 15th annual Songs of Good Cheer holiday singalong that Eric Zorn and I host with a band of terrific musicians from the Old Town School of Folk Music. I know what you're thinking. Talking "Jingle Bells" before Halloween is...
  • Police warn of Near North Side burglaries

    Police warn of Near North Side burglaries
    Old Town and Lincoln Park businesses and homes have experienced more burglaries this month, according to two Chicago Police Department alerts released Wednesday afternoon. Several businesses reported to the police that uknown burglars pried open their...
  • Executive profile: William Bickford

    Executive profile: William Bickford
    While a student at Trinity College, William Bickford and his roommate spent many nights talking about their passion for architecture and how to best forge a path to professional success and personal happiness. Bickford wanted to be married by age 30. He...
  • The rhythm of the rails

     
    DNAinfo Chicago reports: The Great American Songbook meets the Golden Age of Rail Travel in a newly-announced partnership between Old Town School of Folk Music and Pullman Rail Journeys. For its Chicago-to-New Orleans service on restored Pullman rail...
  • Chefs and the sun shine at Chicago Gourmet

    Chefs and the sun shine at Chicago Gourmet
    The sixth annual Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet took place in Millennium Park over the weekend, and the sellout crowd that paid entry fees of $159 and up to sample gourmet goodies and fine wine did so under near-perfect conditions: Temperatures in...
  • Green Tie Ball is pure imagination

    Green Tie Ball is pure imagination
    There were surprises around every corner at the 22nd Green Tie Ball, themed "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," on Sept. 7. A crowd of approximately 3,500 enjoyed tastings from more than 50 top restaurants, colorful candy stations, whimsical decor...
  • Eddie Palmieri Latin jazz ignites World Music Fest

    Eddie Palmieri Latin jazz ignites World Music Fest
    The 15th annual World Music Festival Chicago opened with a thunderbolt Thursday night at Millennium Park, thanks to the apparently inexhaustible energies of 76-year-old Latin jazz pianist Eddie Palmieri and his Salsa Orchestra. Playing music that pulsed...
  • Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast

    Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast
    Boka 1729 N. Halsted St. 312-337-6070 With Steppenwolf and The Royal George Theatre just down the street, this dining room makes a stunning setting for a pre-theater dinner or date. Former Charlie Trotter's chef Giuseppe Tentori changes the contemporary...