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  • To Lakeview, on our fifth anniversary

     
    In 1998, I got off at the Belmont Red Line stop. I was coming from Rogers Park to see They Might Be Giants at the Vic. I looked at the blue Belmont sign and thought “I'm home.” It took eight years of living in RoPo and then in downstate and...
  • Weekend getaways: A guide to suburban B&Bs, historic hotels

     
    Crisp autumn temperatures and colorful fall foliage create an idyllic setting no matter where you travel. So why waste valuable time and money traveling to …...
  • Hipstamatic focuses on on Wicker Park

     
    Move over, Williamsburg. Hipstamatic, an iPhone photo app that uses different filters to create a retro feel, has created a Wicker Park add-on — aka “HipstaPak” — “perfect for those nights out clinking glasses at dimly lit,...
  • Condo spas that raise the bar on amenities

    Condo spas that raise the bar on amenities
    Pressure and stress are natural byproducts of the mile-a-minute world in which we live. Ringing phones, traffic jams and last-minute deadlines jangle our nerves, put us on edge, and leave us yearning for peace and quiet. What we need are tranquil...
  • Compass to Care's Gold Ribbon Gala

    September 11-Join us for an incredible evening to support children with their cancer journey. Enjoy a cocktail reception and hors d'oeuvres pairing while listening to an acoustic performance next to the pool or while dancing on the rooftop under the...
  • Row 2750 breaks ground in Lincoln Park

    Row 2750 breaks ground in Lincoln Park
    Chicago-based LG Development Group and Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture have broken ground on Row 2750, a luxury row home and condominium development in Lincoln Park. Located at 2750 N. Lakewood Ave., the enclave of 11 residences has nine row homes and...
  • Review: 'Terra Nova' shows promise, but not TV Utopia just yet

    Review: 'Terra Nova' shows promise, but not TV Utopia just yet
    “Terra Nova” (7 p.m. Sept. 26, Fox; 3 stars) opens with a sweeping view of the Chicago skyline, but it’s not quite familiar. Sure, we see the Sears Tower (it’s officially called Willis Tower now, but not by me) for a second, but...
  • Naperville Park District Notes Janurary 12th 2011

    Contact: Sameera Luthman, Director of Marketing & Communications, sluthman@napervilleparks.org, 630-848-3570 Nancy Thompson, Marketing Assistant, nthompson@napervilleparks.org, 630-848-5022 Date: January 12, 2011 -Park District News and Notes- For...
  • There's no comforting cartoonist Ivan Brunetti

    There's no comforting cartoonist Ivan Brunetti
    Late on a Friday afternoon, the worst time of the week for a book signing, cartoonist Ivan Brunetti sat behind the counter at Chicago Comics in Lakeview and waited for fans. He waited and sighed. A line would form, fade away, form, fade. Some customers...
  • MOVIE REVIEW: "Transformers: Dark Of The Moon" $4/10

    MOVIE REVIEW: "Transformers: Dark Of The Moon" $4/10
    Finally, a Transformers sequel with a premise. It's the 1960s. NASA detects some alien activity on the dark side of the moon. We have to beat the Russians to the lunar surface, says a poorly CG'd John F. Kennedy. Niel Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and that...
  • Area universities advance by adding a program, college, building

    Area universities advance by adding a program, college, building
    If as William Butler Yeats asserted -- "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire" -- then three local universities are lighting some interesting fires as they seek to expand programs, add new colleges and literally reach for...
  • 'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito

    'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito
    Late Sunday night, there was a radiant light in the face of the Chicago actress Carolyn Hoerdemann. "This all reminds me of the early days of the European Rep," she said, ebulliently, referencing one of Chicago's most influential avant-garde troupes of...