| Apr 16, 2013
"Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?"
Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring.
Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...
| Apr 5, 2013
Penthouses are increasingly defining the Chicago skyline as developers tap into a niche market for luxury residential properties and savvy buyers and renters see an opportunity to elevate their lifestyles.
Buyers pay a premium for those lofty perches,...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
As Afro-Cuban rhythms pulse on the sound system, the couples intertwine on the dance floor, swaying gently to the music.
“With feeling!” implores choreographer Frank Chaves.
“Make sure you're really touching bodies here … make...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel has an international reputation for its luxurious rooms, but it’s also been drawing in people for a different reason. A …...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:34 PM
t hasn’t been a good year for veteran fine-dining restaurants, and the year isn’t even one-third complete yet. Le Titi de Paris, an haute-cuisine fixture …...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Taste of River North
630 N. Kingsbury
Pie Guys Pizza Oven
405 N. Wabash Avenue
20" Popeye Pizza
Makes 6 giant slices
1 cup cold water
1 1/2 teaspoons salt...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 10:19 PM
The Lady Gaga sightings have continued in Chicago.
Gaga was spotted outside her Gold Coast hotel Sunday one week after she was seen having dinner with boyfriend Taylor Kinney, who is in the city filming the pilot for Dick Wolf’s “Chicago...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:02 PM
A Chicago bicyclist has sued the city, claiming he fell because the grooved metal decking of the LaSalle Street bridge caused him to fall off his bike, and that a city consultant’s report from 2004 said the city should resurface the bridge to make...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Like any dance professional, Jodie Gates is a master of the art of spotting.
When a dancer uses the technique, they visually fix upon a single point in the distance and keep their eyes set on it, as they undergo what seems to be a dizzying number of...
| Dec 30, 2011
Close watchers of Chicago's food scene may have been surprised to learn that Alinea — one of the most highly regarded restaurants in the city and the world — failed its routine health inspection a month ago.
But what may seem like a big...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:30 AM
It’s hard to predict what we can expect from Chicago’s celebrity scene in 2012. There could be another blockbuster movie coming our way (like “Man of Steel” in 2011) or one passing us over (“The Dark Knight Rises”). And...