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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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  • Smithsonian jazz orchestra headed to Palos Hills

    Smithsonian jazz orchestra headed to Palos Hills
    For an upcoming concert at Moraine Valley Community College, not just any old orchestra or any old artist will do. Indeed, it is the nation's big band traveling here to perform and pay tribute to the most celebrated jazz singer of a generation, and do...
  • 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...
  • Where to eat raw oysters: Chicago oyster bars and deals

    Where to eat raw oysters: Chicago oyster bars and deals
    COMING SOON Joe Fish 445 N. Dearborn St. ETA: March 10 At this coming-soon seafood restaurant in River North from Rosebud Restaurants, chef Joe Farina will bring in five to eight varieties each of West and East Coast oysters daily. Oysters will be...
  • 'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago

    'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago
    The new movie "Divergent" opens on a marsh, wild and untended, its grasses long, wavy and serene. So what follows, considering the relatively benign, "Ferris Bueller"-ed archetype of Chicago on film, might prove unnerving: As the camera pans across...
  • Shopping guide: More stores worth a trip

    Shopping guide: More stores worth a trip
    Haberdash 607 N. State St. 312-624-8551; 150 W. Roosevelt Road 312-357-5134 Two locations--one in River North and another in the South Loop--of this gentlemen's shop has everything you need to suit up, from impeccably tailored blazers and pants to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Royal Ballet for Auditorium Theatre's 125th anniversary

    Royal Ballet for Auditorium Theatre's 125th anniversary
    Chicago's Auditorium Theatre, which opened its doors in 1889, announced plans on Monday morning for its 125th-anniversary season. It includes the June 2015 return to Chicago of Britain's  Royal Ballet for the first time since 1978, and the return in the...