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  • City kicks in $29 million for West Loop office tower

    City kicks in $29 million for West Loop office tower
    The city will kick in $29 million toward a downtown high rise project on a prime piece of riverfront property, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday. The long-discussed River Point office tower in the West Loop will rise 45 stories, overlooking the...
  • A rare health club beckons the obese

    A rare health club beckons the obese
    Tara Lawton says she quit going to her health club in part because she sensed she didn't fit in. People always seemed to be staring at — and silently judging — her 280-pound body. Then Lawton stumbled on the Facebook page for Downsize...
  • Illinois takes step toward banning trans fats

    Illinois takes step toward banning trans fats
    Illinois restaurants may soon have to find a way to cut artificial trans fats from French fries, onion rings, popcorn shrimp, pies, cakes and fried chicken. Legislation that passed the Illinois House on Wednesday would ban artery-clogging trans fats in...
  • Interview: Dwyane Wade's party open to friends, talents, even enemies

    Interview: Dwyane Wade's party open to friends, talents, even enemies
    Dwyane Wade can’t carry a tune. He knows it and everyone who saw him belt out Boyz II Men’s “End of the Road” in a 2009 Youtube video knows it as well. But the Miami Heat star and Robbins native hasn’t let that stop him...
  • Where Rosie O'Donnell and her guests hang out in Chicago, Raekwon performing at Cubby Bear, Chet Haze being Chet Haze

    Where Rosie O'Donnell and her guests hang out in Chicago, Raekwon performing at Cubby Bear, Chet Haze being Chet Haze
    Oprah Winfrey had her favorite restaurants where she and her A-list guests would dine during “The Oprah Winfrey Show’s” run in Chicago, including RL and Table Fifty-Two, and now it appears Rosie O’Donnell has her own favorites...
  • Lady Gaga spotted in Gold Coast, businesses that turned away 'Mob Wives Chicago,' CM Punk discusses upcoming DVD

    Lady Gaga spotted in Gold Coast, businesses that turned away 'Mob Wives Chicago,' CM Punk discusses upcoming DVD
    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...
  • New group fitness studio opening in Bucktown

     
    A popular West Loop fitness studio is opening a branch in Bucktown, says the Chicago Fit Club blog on ChicagoNow: Annette Fiscelli and Emily Hutchins, the ladies behind On Your Mark Coaching and Training in the West Loop are opening a second location in...
  • Final hours to vote in puppy pageant

     
    Which pooch will be Chicago's Best Friend? Online voting ends Tuesday night, with the leaders getting a chance to compete in a pageant Sunday at Double Door....
  • Dutch Bike Co. rides into Wicker Park

     
    The European-style bike sellers ditch their Lincoln Park location for a new home just off Damen Ave....
  • Is Cash Cab Chicago real?

     
    Getting in the Cash Cab will probably be the most challenging item to check off my bucket list; however, now that Chicago has acquired it's very own version of the elusive New York City trivia-mobile, my odds have slightly improved.  So when my best...
  • Police: Pot found growing in West Loop home

    Police: Pot found growing in West Loop home
    Bond was set at $10,000 today for a  Chicago man accused of running a marijuana grow house inside his West Loop home, authorities said. Police on Tuesday night said they found approximately 100 marijuana plants inside Ryan Vrane’s home on the 300...