RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

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

Top River North Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • Ronald Barnard,1935-2014

     Ronald Barnard,1935-2014
    Years ago, Ronald Barnard watched his stepdaughter reach for a pen to sign the student loan papers that would help her become a teacher before he stopped her and took the papers. "'That's all I needed to know, that you were committed to doing this,'"...
  • More new Chicago rooftops, patios and more

    More new Chicago rooftops, patios and more
    >>Read up on the 10 hottest coming-soon rooftops and patios in Chicago for summer 2014.   Green Street Smoked Meats 112 N. Green St. 312-754-0431 Upon arrival at this West Loop barbecue bar, send a friend to order pitchers at the bar while you order...
  • Eat this: Golden shrimp toast

    Eat this: Golden shrimp toast
    Shrimp toast: Here is one of those unexpected unions of two foods, which upon first bite elicits a "well, no duh." The Cantonese have been eating this dim sum/diner staple for decades. A more proper description might be shrimp French toast: minced...
  • Chicago's live lit scene comes of age

    Chicago's live lit scene comes of age
    By any standard, writer Chloe Johnston is an arresting beauty. She has the kind of slender-necked and high-cheeked Holly Golightly appeal that would prompt you to sneak looks at her on the CTA. On a recent Wednesday at Schubas, Johnston was reading a...
  • Chicago biotech sector lags other big cities, Abbvie CEO says

    Chicago biotech sector lags other big cities, Abbvie CEO says
    The biotechnology and innovation environment in Chicago lags that of the Boston, Mass.-area and California’s Bay Area, AbbVie Inc. Chief Executive Rick Gonzalez said Thursday. Gonzalez, speaking in Schaumburg at an Executives’ Club of...
  • Man accused of sneaking into hotel room

    Man accused of sneaking into hotel room
    A Chicago man was accused of sneaking into a River North hotel room last week and running up a $1,100 tab in someone else's name, county prosecutors said Monday.  Phillip David Butler, 48, of the 1300 block of North Cleveland Avenue, was arrested Sunday...
  • Strategists size up Obamacare ripple effect

     Strategists size up Obamacare ripple effect
    David Axelrod vs. Steve Schmidt. Democratic strategist and former senior adviser to President Barack Obama versus Republican strategist and senior adviser to Sen. John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign. That was the setup last week at a University...
  • Jack Train, 1922-2014

    Jack Train, 1922-2014
    Jack Train, a managerial mastermind who ran one of Chicago's major architectural firms and had a hand in some of the most revered postwar buildings designed here, died Monday, March 17, at his home in Barrington. Mr. Train was 91. The cause of death was...
  • Long before celebs jumped on the LeBron bandwagon, they flocked to MJ and the Bulls

    Long before celebs jumped on the LeBron bandwagon, they flocked to MJ and the Bulls
    Celebrities like winners. And because the Bulls won six titles in the 1990s, celebrities really seemed to like the Bulls back then. With former Bulls players getting together Wednesday at the Montgomery Club in River North for the Chicago Bulls...
  • Unwrapped, Godfrey comes to life beautifully

    Unwrapped, Godfrey comes to life beautifully
    You've heard of the movie "Miracle on 34th Street." This is about the miracle on LaSalle Street — the mummy miracle. "The Mummy" was the nickname of a stalled high-rise hotel at LaSalle and Huron streets, its superstructure wrapped in a protective...
  • Elevator repair man injured in River North

    Elevator repair man injured in River North
    A man working on an elevator was hit by it and seriously injured during a mishap this morning at a River North apartment building, authorities said. The worker was part of a two-man elevator repair crew which was working on an upgrade to the system when...