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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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  • 2014 Chicago events: Save the date

    2014 Chicago events: Save the date
    THE GREAT BULL RUN Hawthorne Race Course JULY 12 Think less “going for a jog with D. Rose” and more “sprinting for your life with 24 live 1,200-pound bovines-that-couldgore- you-at-any-moment at your heels.” Sounds fun, huh?...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Interview: The Band Perry living and breathing its music

    Interview: The Band Perry living and breathing its music
    Before reuniting for dinner at their parents’ home during a recent break from touring, the three siblings that make up The Band Perry — known best for their quadruple-platinum hit “If I Die Young” — and their parents —...
  • 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...