| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Attention, college graduates: If Chicago's hot Wrigleyville, Wicker Park or Bucktown neighborhoods aren't for you, consider Naperville.
That is, if you don't want to live in major city. Editors at Livability.com, which focuses on small- to mid-sized...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Wicker Park Fest announced its 2014 music lineup and headliners, including Owls, legendary DJ (and composer of the "Mad Men" theme song) RJD2 and JEFF The Brotherhood.
The fest will take place July 26-27 along Milwaukee Avenue between North Avenue and...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:51 PM
It's a Sidewalk Chalk Party at One Strange Bird this Saturday. The boutique and art shop will have tons of art activities, facepainting, tattoos and balloons. Elmo might even make an appearance. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only, get 15 percent off all store...
| Mar 21, 2014
Nelson Algren's 105th birthday is Friday. To mark the occasion, the Nelson Algren Committee is holding a birthday party Saturday — and inviting the whole city.
This marks the 25th annual Algren Birthday celebration in honor of the man who wrote...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday unveiled its new $26 million remodeling of international Terminal 5, complete with 24 new upscale retail shops and restaurants, some of which are Chicago originals.
Airport officials conceded...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Christine LaSorda was working in advertising when she realized she would be much happier in a career combining her two childhood pleasures: reading storybooks and making baked goods with her grandmother.
So she learned to make traditional desserts at...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:41 AM
The loud slurping noises were coming from a room toward the back of the coffeehouse as Miro Lomeli lifted cup after cup of brown liquid to his lips.
"I'm aerating the coffee as it goes in," he explained, taking another slurp from one of five cups...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Online menswear retailer Indochino's Traveling Tailor pop-up event in Block 37 starts today until April 27. Stop by for a 30-minute appointment with a stylist to get fitted for a custom suit. Those who purchase a suit will get a free shirt with it. To...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:04 PM
In 2012, Grace Sweeney did the impossible. She found a studio in Lincoln Park for $745 a month -- just within the budget she kept as an unpaid intern out of college.
It was steps from Fullerton Avenue and Clark Street, had a walk-in closet and...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
>>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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
607 N. State St. 312-624-8551; 150 W. Roosevelt Road 312-357-5134
Two locations--one in River North and another in the South Loop--of this gentlemen's shop has everything you need to suit up, from impeccably tailored blazers and pants to...