| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Entrepreneur Beau D’Arcy paints a romantic picture when talking about his latest venture, a floating entertainment complex called Breakwater Chicago.
“When you’re on Breakwater, you have the ability to have a great dinner, a glass of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:45 AM
Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig has just paid $810,000 for a three-bedroom, 2,300-square-foot loft condominium unit in River North.
A Blackhawk since 2011, Bollig, 27, recently signed a new three-year contract extension worth $3.75 million,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:18 AM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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Green Street Smoked Meats
112 N. Green St. 312-754-0431
Upon arrival at this West Loop barbecue bar, send a...
| Jun 19, 2014
A five-bedroom, 6,700-square-foot ranch home on 2.5 acres near downtown Geneva that actress, model and comedian Jenny McCarthy had rented for the past few years is on the market for $2.28 million.
The house, built in 1975, has 5 1/2 baths, a walkout...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Penn Station East Coast Subs is ready to expand into Chicago, hoping its grilled and cold subs stand out in a market already stuffed with sandwich-centric chains.
Despite its East Coast name, Penn Station got its start in Cincinnati. Founder Jeff...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared for a big fundraiser tonight featuring former President Bill Clinton as his special guest, word spread of a new effort to boost Emanuel's re-election chances in 2015.
A new super political action committee formed by...
| 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...
| Jun 21, 2014
Was last weekend's relative ease just a cruel tease? Will this be the weekend that dire warnings of "Carmageddon" come true and construction on the Kennedy Expressway strangles Chicago?
Crews started work Friday evening and will go nonstop until as late...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:41 AM
The Chicago-area Charter One branches that U.S. Bank bought from Rhode Island-based Citizens Financial Group have opened today under the U.S. Bank name.
The transaction gives U.S. Bank a total of more than 160 branches in the Chicago area, and nearly...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:14 AM
A longtime ally of House Speaker Michael Madigan is trying to thwart efforts to ask voters whether to impose term limits on lawmakers and curb some of the politics in drawing new legislative district boundaries before the two proposed constitutional...