Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights, Saturday, May 18
Okay, I've cracked a 2006 bottle of Founders' Devil Dancer Triple IPA, and thus fortified, I plow into the beeriest weekend of the year, so far.
Fri May 17, 2013
Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy: What You Need to Know About the ...
After learning she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer due to a genetic predisposition through the BRCA1 gene, Angelina Jolie made the decision to undergo a [preventative double mastectomy , lessening her risk to five percent.
Mon May 13, 2013
Rustic Italian restaurant opens in River North - J. Rocco Italian Table & Bar
Chef Steve Chiappetti brings the celebration of the table to River North via the brand new J. Rocco Italian Table & Bar.
Loyola University Chicago Libraries, Part III: Water Tower Campus
The Water Tower Campus stretches out over three blocks in the cathedral district west of the Magnificent Mile of Michigan Avenue in the River North neighborhood of the Gold Coast community area on the Near North Side of Chicago.
Fri May 10, 2013
New York's Shake Shack, Eataly coming to Chicago
Chicago 's River North neighborhood is importing two popular New York food meccas: Danny Meyer's Shake Shack and Mario Batali's Eataly .
west77 transformation moving in right direction
The Oakwood sign on the roof is gone, but many people still associate that name with the building at 77 W. Huron Street, near the intersection of Clark Street in Chicago.
House sends Quinn bill to toughen prison terms in flash-mob attacks
Legislation passed the Illinois House Friday to give longer prison sentences to anyone caught using social media to incite flash-mob attacks and was branded as an answer to a recent rash of mob violence in Chicago.
Thu May 09, 2013
@properties Co-Founders Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The...
Chicago real estate firm @properties announced that, for the second consecutive year, company co-founders Michael Golden and Thaddeus Wong have been named finalists in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 program in the Midwest.
Wed May 08, 2013
Relax after work with free classical Rush Hour Concerts
Chicagoans will have the opportunity to relax after work this summer with Rush Hour Concerts' 14th annual season of weekly free classical music concerts.
5 Ways that Becoming a Mother Has Changed Compared to Mom or Grandma
On Mother's Day, over 85 million women will celebrate their role as a loving parent to their child.
Tue May 07, 2013
Chicago experiences classical music from City-Scapes to A Space Odyssey
Known for his groundbreaking transcriptions of Radiohead, Elliott Smith, Nick Drake and other rock musicians, pianist Christopher O'Riley returns to Chicago with a very different repertoire.
Chicago: Meet Logan Square Driver, the Steven Colbert of the Safe Streets Movement
Last week I noticed an odd comment on my post about Rahm Emanuel's proposal to tweak the universally despised parking meter deal, including the introduction of free Sunday parking in outlying neighborhoods in exchange for longer metered hours downtown.
The Capitol Fax Blog
Looking at the extremes, out of 801 census tracts in Chicago, there are five areas that have over 90% of the adults who are college educated.
Mon May 06, 2013
Mothers of the mill
In deference to Mother's Day, The Puppy Mill Project is hosting the Mothers of the Mill.
Wed May 01, 2013
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Aldermen question timeline on parking meter plan
Some Chicago aldermen are worried they won't have enough time to peruse Mayor Rahm Emanuel's latest parking meter deal before it comes up for a vote, hearkening back to the much-criticized 2008 privatization plan that was crammed through the City Council just three days after it was rolled out.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Drivers to pay longer under parking meter settlement
Drivers will need to pay for parking longer at the majority of Chicago meters every day but Sunday under a settlement deal Mayor Rahm Emanuel cut to reduce the amount the city owes the private operator for lost parking revenue.
Where to Eat Near Millennium Park, Chicago
There are tourist sites that Chicagoans love to hate , and then there are those we simply love.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Hall and Madden want to make Chicago a menswear mecca
Richard Hall and McGregor Madden have come to the Midwest to fully realize their dream of making Chicago a hub for custom menswear.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Chicago: Chicago Gets Ready to "Divvy" Up the Rewards of Large-Scale Bike Share
When I interviewed Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein at the June 2012 Bike to Work Rally, shortly after it was announced that bike-share would probably not launch that year, he promised, "We'll be launching bike-share in the next six to twelve months." It now appears that the Chicago Department of Transportation and Alta Bike Share, the ... (more)