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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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  • Chicago headed toward partial plastic bag ban

    Chicago headed toward partial plastic bag ban
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tres muertos y 16 heridos en menos de 24 horas en Chicago

    Según la Policía de Chicago, una balacera relacionada con pandillas en el vecindario de River North resultó con un hombre muerto y tres heridos el domingo por la madrugada. La balacera ocurrió a eso de las 3:10 am en la cuadra 500 W. Erie St., cuando un...
  • 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...
  • Owner of briefly shut down River North restaurant claims racial bias

    Owner of briefly shut down River North restaurant claims racial bias
    Theodore Gilmore stood on a raised stage at the front of the Nouveau Tavern that he helps his best friend run, and gave a speech to mostly African-American employees after the River North restaurant and tavern was abruptly shut down by Chicago Police last...
  • Man accused of trying to buy $800 in Bub City gift certificates with fake debit card

    Man accused of trying to buy $800 in Bub City gift certificates with fake debit card
    Eight hundred dollars would buy a lot of bourbon and barbecue. That's how much money a Chicago man was accused of spending with a fake card Saturday to purchase gift cards from the River North restaurant Bub City, county prosecutors said. Michael...
  • Chicago luxury apartments battle for renters

    Chicago luxury apartments battle for renters
    A serious game of one-upmanship is underway in downtown Chicago's rental market, as developers race to open shiny apartment towers tricked out with swank extras and some eye-popping rents. Have a dog? Drop off your four-legged friend at the in-...
  • Aldermen still waiting on free Sunday parking decision

    Eight months ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised aldermen they could restore paid Sunday parking in their wards to help ensure local businesses thrive and residents were kept happy. They’re still waiting. On Wednesday, as the mayor touted what he...
  • 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...
  • Dining in 2013: Happy surprises, big losses

    Dining in 2013: Happy surprises, big losses
    The highs in Chicago dining this year put our city on top of the world, while the lows were unbearably sad. In between was news with a common thread: to put good food in front of Chicagoans. Here, now, our look back at the food year that was. Sad...