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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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  • 2 paramedics, cop hospitalized after confrontation with man

    2 paramedics, cop hospitalized after confrontation with man
    A call about a sick person in River North, landed two paramedics and a police officer in the hospital along with a suspect in their attack, officials said. Paramedics and police were called to Kinzie Street and LaSalle Boulevard at 7:15 p.m. for a...
  • Prosecutors: Detective was 'reckless' in fatal off-duty shooting

    Prosecutors: Detective was 'reckless' in fatal off-duty shooting
    For the first time in more than 15 years, a Chicago police officer was criminally charged Monday in a fatal, off-duty shooting because Cook County prosecutors said he acted recklessly, opening fire over his left shoulder from inside his car into an...
  • Thodos collaborates with Studio Gang

     An upcoming work by Thodos Dance Chicago will be a collaboration between a leading artist of the dance world and a leading artist of the architecture world. Troupe founder and artistic director Melissa Thodos will work with Jeanne Gang, she of Studio...
  • '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...
  • 'World's 50 Best' drops Alinea to 15th; El Celler de Can Roca is numero uno

    'World's 50 Best' drops Alinea to 15th; El Celler de Can Roca is numero uno
    For the first time in three years, there’s a new restaurant on top of the world. In a mild upset, El Celler de Can Roca, in Girona, Spain, took top honors at Restaurant Magazine’s annual “World’s 50 Best Restaurants" awards...
  • Chicago ready to roll out bike-sharing

    Chicago ready to roll out bike-sharing
    Hundreds of three-speed bikes painted "Chicago blue" will hit the streets in June when the city debuts a bicycle-sharing rental program that originally was set to launch last summer, officials are expected to announce Thursday. Operating under the...
  • Sighting: Lady Gaga works out at Reform Chicago Pilates studio

    Sighting: Lady Gaga works out at Reform Chicago Pilates studio
    Lady Gaga is back on her feet, a pilates studio owner says. The "Poker Face" singer — who has been photographed getting around in a wheelchair since canceling her world tour in February to undergo hip surgery — worked out April 11 at...
  • Zesty Italians

    Zesty Italians
    Splashy restaurant debuts attract a lot of attention, no surprise there. But today we take a look at two quiet newcomers, low-key neighborhood Italians with impeccable culinary credentials: J. Rocco, which opened in mid-May in River North, and Tre Soldi,...
  • Summer Eating List

    Summer Eating  List
    Summer is the sweet season for restaurants. Fresh produce is abundant, daylight lasts longer and restaurants are busier and bigger (with the addition of outdoor seats) than at any other time of the year. So once again I'm trotting out my Summer Eating...
  • Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind

    Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind
    For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July. Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
  • Patricia Yeo's big leap

    Patricia Yeo's big leap
    Last March, Big Bowl hosted an invitation-only dinner that doubled as an introduction to its star culinary hire, chef Patricia Yeo. She prepared a seven-course menu that featured beef heart crudo with pickled beets and citrus, and a three-tongue course of...