| Apr 9, 2012
Ann Lurie isn't very good at being merely a name etched in granite.
Take the coming fundraising gala to celebrate the completion of the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, a 1.25 million-square-foot facility in Streeterville with...
| Apr 23, 2012
Walking into a new corporate space her team designed in River North for Whole Foods Market Inc., Nila Leiserowitz pointed out a long lunch table visible from the front entrance instead of hidden in a back room.
The 36,000-square-foot space,...
| Nov 19, 2011
Whether you're an executive or a family of four, the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown-Lakefront has everything you need for a stay in the city. Huge two-room suites, available with a king bed or two double beds, provide 450 square feet of space.
| Nov 19, 2011
| 6:05 AM
A woman was robbed about 1:15 a.m. near Northwestern University's Chicago campus as she was walking west on Erie Street near McClurg Court, according to police.
One of two men who approached her from behind pulled a silver gun and demanded her bag,...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Hotel Burnham possesses an Old World style and grace that could put any modern-day skyscraper to shame. Designed by Daniel Burnham's firm and completed in 1895, the former Reliance Building is considered a predecessor to the skyscrapers of today with...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:39 AM
A handful of members from the United Taxidrivers Community Council declared victory during Monday morning's taxi strike, pointing to an empty side street near a Streeterville hotel they said would normally be packed with waiting taxis.
About 10 members...
| Jan 3, 2012
HOURS CHANGES AT CHICAGO POST OFFICES, STARTING JANUARY 17TH
AMC O'Hare 11600 Irving Park Rd. MONDAY-FRIDAY 4 pm - 7 pm SATURDAY Closed
Aon Center 200 E. Randolph St. MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30 am - 5 pm SATURDAY Closed
Auburn Park 8345 S. Ashland Ave. MONDAY-...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Emergency crews pulled a man from Lake Michigan east of Oak Street Beach after he fell off a boat this afternoon, officials said.
The man, age 30, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in "very critical" condition after being pulled from the...
| Feb 17, 2012
Chalk it up to high gas prices, new urbanism or a nostalgic longing for the downtowns of old, but many homebuyers want to be close to their favorite hangouts. Instead of spending gas and time driving into town, they want to live in town, near their...
| Sep 23, 2011
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Bill Moller in for Greg Jarrett
6:09 a.m. Can we breathe a bit easier with Europe seeming to finally get a grip on Greece? And what’s the next roadblock that might cause the economy/stock market...
| Aug 6, 2012
The latest food truck to join Chicago’s growing street food scene doles out healthy salads courtesy of two recent Yale graduates who have already set up successful storefronts in New Haven, Conn.
The Little Salad Truck hit the streets of Chicago at...