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  • Terror bombing suspect to remain in custody

    Terror bombing suspect to remain in custody
    18-year-old Adel Daoud will remain in custody while he awaits trial. A federal judge decided Thursday the teen poses too much of a threat to public safety. Daoud is accused of trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a West Loop bar last...
  • New Chicago concert venue hires Old Town's longtime talent buyer

    New Chicago concert venue hires Old Town's longtime talent buyer
    A major new venue will arrive on the Chicago concert scene this summer, and it’ll be booked by one of the local music community’s most respected figures. City Winery Chicago, which is scheduled to open a 300-seat concert hall in the West Loop...
  • City Winery Chicago announces 2012 concert lineup

    City Winery Chicago announces 2012 concert lineup
    City Winery Chicago, a 300-capacity concert hall in the West Loop, will open Aug. 1 and announced a full slate of performers Tuesday for the 2012 season, including singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, gospel great Mavis Staples and jazz vocalist Kurt Elling....
  • 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...
  • Interview: Zach Gilford willing to work in 'Mob Doctor's' shadow

    Interview: Zach Gilford willing to work in 'Mob Doctor's' shadow
    Zach Gilford looked more like a college student meeting for a study session than a TV actor meeting for an interview over brunch Thursday at West Town Bakery & Diner. The Evanston native and Northwestern alum, best known for his role as Matt Saracen on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...