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This rediscovered lakefront Chicago neighborhood preserves its Roaring '20s business district. Read more about Uptown, Chicago.
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  • Chicagoan Strautmanis headed to WH, too

     
    By Christi Parsons and John McCormick A Chicago native and longtime friend and aide to Barack Obama is being named chief of staff to Valerie Jarrett, the Chicago businesswoman and real-estate developer who will be Assistant to the President for...
  • 'Transformers' filming in the Loop this weekend

    'Transformers' filming in the Loop this weekend
    This is going to be one of your last opportunities to watch “Transformers: Age of Extinction” film in Chicago. The robotos-in-disguise sequel starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci and Kelsey Grammer will be shooting around the 111 S....

    Is Boystown getting less gay?

    Is Boystown getting less gay?
    A few weeks ago, I toured Halsted Flats, the latest housing development to dot the rainbow streets of Boystown, with two recently engaged friends. Our first stop, a two bedroom, two bathroom unit, featured stunning views of the lake, the skyline and...

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state
    Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...

    Annoyance Theatre on the move

    Annoyance Theatre on the move
    The Annoyance Theatre, a venerable Chicago comedy theater, is on the move. Jennifer Estlin, the theater's owner and executive producer, said Wednesday that it will exit its Uptown digs on the same block of North Broadway as the Uptown TheatreĀ and move...