| Dec 4, 2013
THE GREAT BULL RUN
Hawthorne Race Course JULY 12
Think less “going for a jog with D. Rose” and more “sprinting for your life with 24 live 1,200-pound bovines-that-couldgore- you-at-any-moment at your heels.” Sounds fun, huh?...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson is parting with 19 pieces of art he owns to make way for a different collection in his Loop law office.
The artwork, which includes paintings, prints and sculptures that are Chicago-themed or by Chicago artists,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:22 PM
I sort of lost track of Suzy Crofton after she closed her River North restaurant, Crofton on Wells (which received a Michelin star in 2012), so I'm happy to pass this along: Crofton has been apointed executive culinary director for the Aparium Hotel...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Three-month-old Tanta, in River North, is easily Chicago's most accomplished Peruvian restaurant, elevating the cuisine — a melting pot that claims Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, African and ancient Incan influences — to the level of fine dining....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:41 PM
An upcoming work by Thodos Dance Chicago will be a collaboration between a leading artist of the dance world and a leading artist of the architecture world. Troupe founder and artistic director Melissa Thodos will work with Jeanne Gang, she of Studio...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:48 PM
When Chicago hosts three Hollywood movie shoots (“Divergent,” “Jupiter Ascending,” “Transformers: Age of Extinction”), two A-list stars who are keeping their significant others company while they film here (Ashton...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Admit it: Thanksgiving festivities aside, a gigantic bowl of tagliatelle with clams, a couple of meatballs, a side of polenta and a robust, earthy red to wash it all down, sounds much better right about now, doesn't it?
Mario Batali bet his Crocs on it....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:22 AM
For the first time in more than 15 years, a Chicago police officer was criminally charged Monday in a fatal, off-duty shooting because Cook County prosecutors said he acted recklessly, opening fire over his left shoulder from inside his car into an...
| Nov 24, 2013
Veteran Chicago entrepreneur Howard Tullman says starting an online company at 1871 should be like joining the Marines.
And this hard-charging style, Tullman said, will define how he runs the city's marquee hub and co-working space for Internet startups...
| Nov 25, 2013
Elizabeth Stein has made a life of music. She's a dealer of fine antique and modern musical instruments. She books musicians for events around the area. She began a two-year term as president of the League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in July,...
| Nov 21, 2013
In 1966, Claes Oldenburg created the perfect 2013 comfort meal. Chances are, this was not his intention. He made a 10-foot-wide fried egg. It occupies the last gallery of “Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture and Cuisine,” the...