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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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  • A diner's guide to Eataly Chicago

    A diner's guide to Eataly Chicago
    Now that I think of it, the Great Nutella Bar Riot of 2013 was probably inevitable. There was nothing anyone could have done; the conditions for an ugly situation were ideal; we are all victims in this. The Nutella bar occupies the west wall of the ground...
  • Near North bank robbed

    Near North bank robbed
    Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating a man who robbed a River North bank Friday morning. The man robbed an Associated Bank branch, 300 N. LaSalle Dr., Friday morning, according to the FBI. The armed man entered the bank and...
  • David Axelrod puts Lake Point Tower condo on market

    David Axelrod puts Lake Point Tower condo on market
    Longtime political strategist and NBC News political analyst David Axelrod, who has advised President Barack Obama in both of his successful presidential election campaigns, has listed his three-bedroom condominium unit in Lake Point Tower on Lake Shore...
  • Former Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano selling his penthouse condo

    Former Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano on Friday listed his three-bedroom, 3,828-square-foot penthouse condominium in River North for $2.95 million. In late 2006 the Cubs signed him to an eight-year, $136 million deal, the richest in the club'...
  • 'Smokefall' writer knows his surrealism

    'Smokefall' writer knows his surrealism
    Over lunch in Chicago's River North neighborhood the other day, the playwright Noah Haidle, a restless spirit, was chortling at a menu item at Restaurant Beatrix. "Enlightened Caesar," he said. "That's really obnoxious." From there, Haidle, who is a...
  • Chicago Confidential: Google certain to make cold-storage building cool

    Chicago Confidential: Google certain to make cold-storage building cool
    Less than a year ago, refrigerated rooms that once stored meat for distributors and pork traders in the brick warehouse at 1000 W. Fulton Market were overgrown with stalactites and stalagmites of ice. This year, the 10-story Fulton Market Cold Storage...
  • Downtown rooftop hop

    Downtown rooftop hop
    Though most are only a few floors above the packed sidewalks and busy streets of River North, the neighborhood's sun-drenched rooftop bars feel miles away from the daily grind. Whether your drink of choice is a cocktail, beer or wine, order up and declare...
  • River North patios

    River North patios
    The Motel Bar 600 W. Chicago Ave. 312-822-2900 This retro bar on the very northwest corner of River North was shaking up classic cocktails before the trend blew up citywide. It's not actually attached to a motel, but lawn chair-style seating on the...
  • Underground cocktail bars

    Underground cocktail bars
    Watershed 601 N. State St. 312-266-4932 Walk toward the back of Pops for Champagne and head downstairs to this beer- and spirits-centric parlor where the drinks all hail from within or near the Great Lakes region. Signature cocktails and craft beers are...
  • River North sports bars

    River North sports bars
    Municipal Bar & Dining Co. 216 W. Ohio St. 312-951-2125 This sports bar newcomer is totally Chicago-centric, so it's no surprise that the city's teams take center stage on the 35 TVs. Fuel up with gameday specials and shareable bar snacks such as sliders,...
  • Notable bars and restaurants in River North and Streeterville

    Notable bars and restaurants in River North and Streeterville
    Gilt Bar 230 W. Kinzie St. 312-464-9544 Restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff's restaurants have inspired many admirers, and this bustling shared-plates spot serving simple pastas, roasted veggies and bone marrow on toast was his first. Downtown 440 N. State...