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  • Langham hopes to build second hotel in Chicago

    Langham hopes to build second hotel in Chicago
    The Hong Kong-based parent company of the luxury Langham hotel in Chicago is looking to build a second hotel here after losing a bid to buy Oprah's studios in the West Loop and construct one there, Langham Hospitality Group CEO Bob Warman said in an...
  • Chicago video game developer leads the way in free-to-play console gaming

    Chicago video game developer leads the way in free-to-play console gaming
    The developers behind "World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition" often hear the same familiar line from Xbox owners who've downloaded and played the online tank combat game. "They say, 'OK, this demo is great, but when is it actually coming out?' And we're...
  • 7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods

    7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods
    Affordable living space in popular enclaves such as Andersonville, Logan Square and Wicker Park is rare, so how can young urbanites on a budget determine what neighborhoods are on the cusp of cool? "Look for the halo effect, which is the impact a...
  • Sterling Bay in joint venture with J.P. Morgan

    Commercial real estate developer Sterling Bay Cos. on Wednesday announced a joint venture with J.P. Morgan Asset Management to co-develop projects in Chicago's West Loop. Over the past two years, the Chicago firm has acquired more than two dozen...
  • Fulton Market innovation district approved

    Fulton Market innovation district approved
    A plan to guide development in the booming Fulton Market area of the West Loop won final approval from the Chicago Plan Commission Thursday, giving the city its first official "innovation district." The 10 commissioners present for the vote...
  • Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring

    Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring
    The suburban Chicago family stole with startling efficiency from toy stores, booksellers and coffee shops from Maryland to Texas, its matriarch often dressed in a bulky black dress outfitted with compartments for stuffing large merchandise, federal...
  • Sterling Bay buys Oprah's West Side Harpo campus for $30.5 million

    Sterling Bay buys Oprah's West Side Harpo campus for $30.5 million
    Fast-growing Chicago-based real estate developer Sterling Bay Cos. recently closed on its acquisition of the four-building West Side facility of the production company founded by Oprah Winfrey, paying a combined $30.5 million in five different land...
  • Big events abound during weekends of Kennedy project

    There’s no good weekend, let alone multiple weekends, to slow traffic to a crawl on a major Chicago thoroughfare. But Illinois Department of Transportation officials said they made sure to steer clear of some big events — including...
  • More new Chicago rooftops, patios and more

    More new Chicago rooftops, patios and more
    >>Read up on the 10 hottest coming-soon rooftops and patios in Chicago for summer 2014 and see these new patios mapped by neighborhood.   Green Street Smoked Meats 112 N. Green St. 312-754-0431 Upon arrival at this West Loop barbecue bar, send a...
  • Threadless Art Market, bike-friendly discounts, 7 festivals and more deals this weekend

    Threadless Art Market, bike-friendly discounts, 7 festivals and more deals this weekend
    Your last-minute chance to pick up an artsy gift for dad, The Threadless Headquarters is hosting the Threadless Art Market on Saturday, which, in addition to discounted Threadless gear, showcases work from Chicago arists. Eriewood Collective will be on-...
  • Surviving nightmarish disruption on the Kennedy Expressway

     Surviving nightmarish disruption on the Kennedy Expressway
    Two years ago, Chicagoans confronted the threatened horrors of "NATOmageddon," a day that was supposed to live in traffic infamy: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit was in town, and fretful officials announced a raft of street closings and...