| Jul 19, 2014
| 9:03 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:28 PM
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,...
| Jul 13, 2014
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....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:42 PM
The forecast for this weekend? Deliciousness. If you've wandered anywhere near the Loop this week, you're probably aware that the massive annual eat-a-thon known as Taste of Chicago already is underway, but two smaller fests—Windy City Smokeout...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
One-off restaurant/brewery collaborations and the debut of a new cidery will be highlights of this year's Festiv-Ale, an annual beer fest and fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event will take place Sept. 12 at Carmichael's on the Near...
| Jul 3, 2014
Chicago Cubs TV broadcaster Jim Deshaies and his wife have paid the full $1.35 million listing price for a two-bedroom, 2,212-square-foot condominium unit on the 40th floor of a tower in the River North neighborhood.
Last year, Deshaies, 54, replaced...
| Jun 29, 2014
Whether you're 25 or 85 years old, the Ferguson Center for the Arts has booked a performance with you in mind.
The arts center on the grounds of Christopher Newport University in Newport News announced its artists' lineup for the 2014-2015 season....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Chicago Cubs TV broadcaster Jim Deshaies and his wife have paid $1.35 million for a two-bedroom, 2,212-square-foot condominium unit on the 40th floor of a River North tower.
Last year, Deshaies, 54, replaced Bob Brenly in the Cubs’ TV booth as the...
| Jun 27, 2014
Design Within Reach has taken its Eames chairs and Saarinen tables to a spacious new studio meant to make customers feel right at home.
The 17,000-square-foot shop along the North and Clybourn shopping corridor at 755 W. North Ave. had a soft opening...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will talk to the City Club of Chicago today about the county's budget, but she's sure to get asked about her political plans as she continues to leave the door open for a run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:39 PM
Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan's ex-wife Juanita Vanoy Jordan on Thursday sold her 8,000-square-foot, triplex penthouse on Lake Shore Drive for $3.2 million.
The Jordans, who divorced in 2006, paid $3 million in the 1990s for the four-bedroom...