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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eat this: Golden shrimp toast

    Eat this: Golden shrimp toast
    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...
  • 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 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 Restaurant Week for families

    Chicago Restaurant Week for families
    Thinking of heading out with the whole gang to take advantage of Chicago Restaurant Week? More than 300 area dining establishments are participating in the popular event, which runs through February 6th, with prix fixe menu deals of $22 for lunch and $33-...
  • 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-...
  • Glam is back at The Berkshire Room

    Glam is back at The Berkshire Room
    I've always liked hotel bars. In college in Indiana, my friends and I could often be found at the Fluttering Duck, an Irish pub attached to a small inn on the edge of campus. Early in my newspaper career, co-workers and I would drink bourbon at a...
  • Leaning water tower removed from River North building

    Leaning water tower removed from River North building
    The water tower that burst, leaking 18,000 gallons of water and causing the tower to tilt on top of a River North building, was removed from the building this afternoon. Construction crews lowered it to the ground Saturday afternoon. The tank appeared...
  • Recordings detail liquor license involving alderman's aide

    Recordings detail liquor license involving alderman's aide
    Two undisclosed figures in the bribery charge filed last week against the chief of staff for Ald. Howard Brookins were caught on undercover FBI recordings talking about the ease with which they expected to win Brookins' approval for a liquor license in...