| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Luxury Garage Sale, the upscale consignment boutique, hosts its first warehouse sale this week. From Wednesday to Sunday, hundreds of designer garments, shoes, accessories and costume jewelry from brands like Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
It's a night of design, dining, culture and craft at the second of Wicker Park Bucktown's Orange Dot First Fridays. From 5 to 10 p.m. tonight, there's plenty to keep browsers busy. With 32 events—20 inside of the Flat Iron building—expect...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Sandro, a French contemporary brand, joined the boutiques on Oak Street yesterday. Sophisticated meets edgy in Sandro's women's spring collection by owner Evelyne Chetrite. One look pairs a punky double wrap black riveted belt and a sheen leather gold...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Get tips on how to elevate your career at "Own the Room," an event hosted by Marie Claire and Ann Taylor Michigan Avenue, on Thursday. Read on here.
Stumble & Relish — new mother-daughter-owned gift shop that opened in Evanston in December...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
1528 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-276-7002
Step inside Wicker Park shop Una Mae's and you'll find retro pendant lamps, a plushy couch and a display table made from repurposed chairs and doors—it's got that laid-back vibe your hip aunt and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Ever get into a taxi and the cabbie is a talker? It can be a nightmare. You want to piddle around on your iPhone or talk with your friend or date, but the driver is spouting off nonsense about local politics or winter in Chicago. But what if that cab...
| Jan 24, 2014
On the occasion of its 40 years in publishing, Chicago Review Press recently bought itself an anniversary present: Academy Chicago Publishers, one of the city's oldest independent publishers.
This piece first ran in Printers...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The snow storm moving through Chicago is about to get loud.
WGN Meteorologist Tom Skilling told RedEye on Monday that the storm has already produced "thundersnow," or lightning in the air during a snow event, around Chicago, including in the Loop. ...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:12 PM
The Active Transportation Alliance has proposed a list of 20 locations that it says have strong potential to be transformed into car-free streets and public plazas.
Dearborn and/or Clark streets, River North to South Loop.
| Feb 8, 2014
We are the Banned! book club. Jon Day and Becky Holzhei, above, founded the group to make new friends in Chicago in September 2012.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Lady Gaga wasn’t just being polite when she told Giuliana Rancic on the American Music Awards red carpet that she was a fan of her restaurant, RPM Italian. The pop mega star genuinely seems to love RPM Italian, seeing how she was spotted having...