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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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  • Explaining celebrity restaurants in Chicago

    Explaining celebrity restaurants in Chicago
    There was a martial arts-themed restaurant named after Steven Seagal in River North in the early 1990s. Yes, that Steven Seagal. Yes, seriously. There’s a lot people don’t know about the city’s history with celebrity restaurants,...
  • Music + Movement Festival to bow at city's stages

    Music + Movement Festival to bow at city's stages
    A new festival celebrating music and dance will launch Feb. 28 under the auspices of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and run into June in venues downtown and across the city. The Music + Movement Festival will present 11 Chicago dance...
  • Interview: Hulk Hogan's son spins off from the family business

    Interview: Hulk Hogan's son spins off from the family business
    By 2009, when the shine of VH1's popular reality series "Hogan Knows Best" had worn off, it appeared as if star Nick Hogan, son of World Wrestling Federation icon Hulk Hogan, would follow in his bandanna-wearing father's footsteps and pursue a career in...
  • Man shot in River North

    Man shot in River North
    A 19-year-old man was hospitalized this afternoon after being shot twice in the River North neighborhood, officials said. The man was wounded near the intersection of Chicago and Hudson avenues at about 1:10 p.m., according to police and fire officials....
  • Police: Man threatened to blow up CTA bus in 'jihad'

    Police: Man threatened to blow up CTA bus in 'jihad'
    A man threatened to blow up a CTA bus and told police he was "jihad against the white devil" this week, causing evening rush hour passengers to flee in fear for their lives, authorities said. A judge set bail at $90,000 Tuesday for Caleb Russell, 23,...
  • Whole new world for CTA riders?

    Whole new world for CTA riders?
    CTA riders had mixed reactions about their commute Monday, the first workday since the agency's service cuts and additions took effect. Steffany Amacher of Lakeview typically takes the No. 80-Irving Park bus, the Brown Line and the Red Line to the...
  • A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week

    A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week
    How much does Chicago love its beer? Our craft beer week is 11 days long, if that's any indication. The fourth annual Chicago Craft Beer Week (May 16-26) is busier than past years, with 21 new breweries joining the lineup of tastings, tap takeovers and $4...
  • New CEO to lead change microloan non-profit

    New CEO to lead change microloan non-profit
    Inside the John Hancock Center, 13 floors up, Vicki Escarra gazes into a large camera lens. She eschews a word-for-word script, speaking instead from an outline that allows for more spontaneity. "You know, women are the largest untapped lever in the...
  • 2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview

    2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview
    "Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?" Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring. Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...
  • 'Havana Blue': Finding inspiration in Cuba

    'Havana Blue': Finding inspiration in Cuba
    As Afro-Cuban rhythms pulse on the sound system, the couples intertwine on the dance floor, swaying gently to the music. “With feeling!” implores choreographer Frank Chaves. “Make sure you're really touching bodies here … make...
  • Two hit by car after River North neighborhood fight

    Two hit by car after River North neighborhood fight
    Two people were struck by a hit-and-run driver after a fight outside a River North neighborhood bar early Sunday morning, police said. Both were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, one in critical condition, Chicago Police Department News Affairs...