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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

Top River North Articles

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  • Thanks for shoveling

    As someone who takes a long walk every morning in River North, downtown Chicago, the Loop, the Gold Coast and Lincoln Park, I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all those people and businesses who have cleared their sidewalks as best they could...
  • Wedding venue quiz: What's your aisle style?

    Wedding venue quiz: What's your aisle style?
    Location, location, location: The old adage doesn't just apply to real estate holdings. When you're choosing the venue for your wedding, the setting establishes the tone for the whole shebang. Take our quiz and find out which up-and-coming venues fit...
  • Elevator repair man injured in River North

    Elevator repair man injured in River North
    A man working on an elevator was hit by it and seriously injured during a mishap this morning at a River North apartment building, authorities said. The worker was part of a two-man elevator repair crew which was working on an upgrade to the system when...
  • 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...
  • South Loop's neighborly atmosphere attracts couple

    South Loop's neighborly atmosphere attracts couple
    Although they were renters from Chicago's River North neighborhood, Bethany and Alden Van Solkema had not spent much time in the South Loop before they shopped for condos there. Now they are sold on the historic area's neighborly atmosphere. "Here,...
  • Sighting: Lady Gaga returns to RPM Italian

    Sighting: Lady Gaga returns to RPM Italian
    Lady Gaga wasn’t just being polite when she told Giuliana Rancic on the American Music Awards red carpet that she was a fan of her restaurant, RPM Italian. The pop mega star genuinely seems to love RPM Italian, seeing how she was spotted having...
  • 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...
  • Peruvian decoded at Tanta

    Peruvian decoded at Tanta
    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....
  • 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...