| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 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,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The quality of a culinary experience is no longer judged merely by the food on one's plate but also by the accompanying libation sipped and savored between bites. As an increasing number of restaurants prioritize mixology, some are realizing not all...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Many Chicago shoppers would have to change the way they tote groceries, clothing and other items from store to home under a plan to ban the plastic bags that have become a ubiquitous feature of modern life.
The idea is to dramatically lower the number...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:06 AM
Chicago chefs and restaurants continued their streak of a respectable showing at the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards. The annual awards gala, dubbed the “Oscars” of the American culinary scene, was held Monday in New York.
| May 28, 2014
| 9:08 AM
The recent opening of Slippery Slope in Logan Square continues a springtime burst of new dance parties. Here's the lowdown on four of them:
Neo 51 at Sub 51
51 W. Hubbard St. 312-828-0051
When: Tuesday nights, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m.
What: Sub 51 teams...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Three years after he pulled his massive condo unit in a 60-story River North high-rise off the market, former Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Cristobal Huet listed it again on Tuesday for $2.495 million.
Huet, 38, played for the Blackhawks from 2008 to...