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River North

River North
The Near North Chicago neighborhood has 25,000 new residents occupying 10,000 new housing units built since 2000. Along with them have come offices, hotels, eateries, clubs, art galleries and shops. The central location makes whatever isn't there an easy walk or cab ride away. Read more about River North, Chicago
The Near North Chicago neighborhood has 25,000 new residents occupying 10,000 new housing units built since 2000. Along with them have come offices, hotels, eateries, clubs, art galleries and shops. The central location makes whatever isn't there an easy walk or cab ride away. Read more about River North, Chicago « Show less

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  • Beer budget

    Beer budget
    Anyone who tells you beer is cheap hasn't been to a craft beer festival recently. I'm all for spending money on the good stuff—treat yo'self; quality is worth it; etc.—but if you start scooping up festival tickets left and right, $40 here...
  • Man accused of posing as River North car valet, crashing car

    Man accused of posing as River North car valet, crashing car
    A Chicago man has been accused of impersonating a valet attendant at a parking lot in the River North neighborhood yesterday, then crashing a woman's car. Bernard Payne, 74, of the 4900 block of North Kenmore Avenue in Uptown, was arrested Tuesday...
  • 'Dance for Life' still makes a case for itself

    'Dance for Life' still makes a case for itself
    Now that gay marriage is legal, at least in some states, and those with HIV can be treated, if not cured, HBO's recent adaptation of Larry Kramer's 1985 play "The Normal Heart" might seem a bit beside the point. Not so, says choreographer Harrison...
  • CTA tackling two sections of Brown Line slow zones

    CTA tackling two sections of Brown Line slow zones
    The CTA is taking more steps to speed travel on the Brown Line, where one-fifth of the route was considered a slow zone last month. The agency expects to award a $42 million contract Wednesday for track work to rid the Brown Line of slow zones between...
  • City seeks feedback for River North, Streeterville transit study

    The River North and Streeterville neighborhoods arguably have some of the best CTA services in all of Chicago. But there are holes in the tapestry, including the need for faster transit options from Union Station and the Ogilvie Transportation Center in...
  • Infidelity in Chicago: Logan Square tops website ranking

    Infidelity in Chicago: Logan Square tops website ranking
    Logan Square tops the list of "Chicago's least faithful neighborhoods," according to data released today by AshleyMadison.com, a site that connects married people who want to cheat on their spouses with other married people who think that sounds just...
  • Two takes on medical tokes

     
    Opening paragraphs of the Tribune story on what the City Council plans to do about medical marijuana: Aldermen took steps Tuesday to further limit where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located in the city. The dispensaries would be banned from.......
  • Three Dots and a Dash, Aviary win at Tales of the Cocktail

    Three Dots and a Dash, Aviary win at Tales of the Cocktail
    NEW ORLEANS — Chicago's growing cocktail scene has added two more feathers in its cap. Three Dots and a Dash, the popular River North tiki bar helmed by Paul McGee, was named the Best New American Cocktail Bar at the 12th annual Tales of the...
  • Mansions and Millionaires tour showcases Chicago history

     Mansions and Millionaires tour showcases Chicago history
    Put on your walking shoes for a glimpse of old money — literally and figuratively speaking — with the Driehaus Museum's "Mansions and Millionaires: The McCormickville Walking Tour," an exploration of the historic residences in River North....
  • Medical marijuana dispensaries could light up Chicago's trendy areas

    Medical marijuana dispensaries could light up Chicago's trendy areas
    Medical marijuana dispensaries will be sprouting up in Chicago's commercial and business districts, such as the trendy West Loop and River North areas, under a city council measure approved Wednesday restricting where the facilities can open their doors....
  • J. Byrnes' Fourth is King is a rising name in Chicago streetwear

    J. Byrnes' Fourth is King is a rising name in Chicago streetwear
    Becoming fashion royalty is no easy feat, especially if you’re doing it from Chicago, where the industry lacks the prominence of New York or L.A. J. Byrnes is content not being No. 1, and the name of his streetwear company proves it. To him,...