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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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  • Mini-review: Tanta

    Mini-review: Tanta
    Mini-review: Tanta 118 W. Grand Ave. 312-222-9700 Rating: 3.5 (out of 4) Heating up You might not have heard of Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio, but he has 33 restaurants around the world, including Astrid y Gaston in Lima, which ranked one spot higher (#...
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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....
  • Heather Becker, Conservation Center CEO

    Heather Becker, Conservation Center CEO
    When superstorm Sandy swamped the East Coast last year, Heather Becker's crew performed triage in a warehouse outside of New York City as 2,000 pieces of artwork poured in from private and corporate collections. And now calls are trickling in from...
  • Gallery owner who sold fake art gets 6 months prison, 6 months home confinement

    Gallery owner who sold fake art gets 6 months prison, 6 months home confinement
    After separating from her husband nearly two decades ago, art lover Cathy Quainton found the glitzy auctions at Chicago's Kass/Meridian Gallery to be intoxicating. The tony River North gallery hosted wine and cheese parties at which buyers socialized as...
  • Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11

    Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11
    There's more to come from the New Orleans-based 11th season of "Top Chef" than host Padma Lakshmi tossing the cheftestants Mardi Gras beads instead of making them draw knives. This year's cast features a rockabilly chick, a proud recipient of the title of...
  • 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...